I have puns like perforated edges: tear-able. fighter." Sergio Pettis won’t go down to just any shot, but he’s lost two fights he was winning because he was caught by one clean strike. 1 guy at 135 pounds and take the title. As you climb weight classes, the ability to dish punishment outstrips the ability to absorb it.  At weight-ins, Chiesa weighed in at 157.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds over the non-title lightweight limit of 156 pounds. I’m getting on in years so the weight cut was getting a little tougher. Then the opportunity happened.”. His kicks score points and, on occasion, stop the opponent in their tracks but he can’t clobber an opponent out of nowhere like Anthony can.  He won the fight by unanimous decision. After six years and 14 fights, Sergio Pettis decided to leave the UFC and ink a contract with Bellator MMA instead. , Pettis was born on January 27, 1987, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Annette (née Garcia) and Eugene Pettis Jr.  Pettis lost the fight via unanimous decision. Another Pettis enters the UFC, and the younger one knows that there will always be an extra set of eyes on him. “My whole career I was at 135 and I jumped down to 125 in the UFC and then went back up again when the division was being taken away. And it’s paying off. A fight is like wood carving; multifaceted, beautiful and it'll…. Team dos Santos Finale, "UFC 223 main-card breakdown: Three potential barnburners in Brooklyn", "Anthony Pettis, Lyoto Machida, and More Proving That The Traditional Martial Arts Can Help In The Cage", "UFC's Anthony Pettis Received Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu", "Fighting chance: Pettis finds MMA stage despite obstacles", "Capoeira, jiu-jitsu and more: Inside Anthony Pettis' camp for UFC 164", "UFC star Anthony Pettis shows off some capoeira skills", "Fight Path: WEC's Anthony Pettis found MMA after father's tragic death", "LongIsland.com Site Map - Links of LongIsland.com", "Anthony Pettis out, Bart Palaszewski in for WEC 40", "Anthony Pettis forced out of WEC 44, Rob McCullough's new opponent uncertain", "Bart Palaszewski vs. Anthony Pettis on tap for WEC 45 in December", "Danny Castillo and Anthony Pettis meet in lightweight matchup at WEC 47", "Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Karalexis in the works for star-studded WEC 48 event", "Anthony Pettis vs. Shane Roller on tap for WEC 50 in August", "In a classic, Pettis triangles Roller at WEC 50", "WEC 50: Anthony Pettis Submits Shane Roller", "Judo Chop: Anthony Pettis Unleashes the Aú Batido on Shane Roller at WEC 50", "HENDERSON VS. PETTIS OFFICIAL FOR WEC DEC 16", "Anthony Pettis' Kick and the Best Finishing Moves in MMA History", "WEC 53 bonuses: Wineland, Roller, Pettis and Henderson earn $10K awards", "UFC and WEC set to merge in 2011; events to air on Versus and Spike TV", "The Heart of a Champion: Anthony Pettis Looks to Unify the Lightweight Titles", "Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard 3 (not Anthony Pettis) next up for lightweight champion", "Anthony Pettis vs. Clay Guida set, tapped The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale headliner", "TUF 13 Finale Live Blog: Anthony Pettis vs. Clay Guida Updates", "UFC 136: Anthony Pettis vs Jeremy Stephens announced for Oct. 8 in Houston, Texas", "Anthony Pettis-Melvin Guillard Official for UFC 144 in Japan, Not Vegas", "UFC's Anthony Pettis set for surgery after title shot goes to Frankie Edgar", "Anthony Pettis aiming for October return, open to potential 'TUF 16' coaching gig", "UFC lightweight Anthony Pettis hospitalized with Staph infection", "Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone targeted for Jan. 26, possibly UFC on FOX 6", "Dana on Pettis' title shot: "The Melendez fight is set but he's next.
I’m Anthony Pettis’ little brother. My mom put us in the right position and made sure we had the right head on our shoulders and that we were always strict and had respect for ourselves.”, And Pettis doesn’t shy away from showing his obvious respect for his brother, the champ. “I’m Anthony Pettis’ little brother, this guy’s kicking off cages, submitting people in the first round in title fights, and they’re looking at me to do the same. He knows he’ll have a target on his back for all the top 135-pounders looking to build a name by beating him so Pettis is just ready for Bellator to start lining them up so he can knock them back down again. Catchweight (157.5 lbs) bout; Chiesa missed weight. , Pettis was expected to make his first title defense against TJ Grant on December 14 at UFC on Fox 9. “It was cool though.  As of September 1, 2020, he is #14 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
At 20, the younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was expected to earn a spot on the roster as soon as he put on the gloves. Gaethje takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the unification of the lightweight belt at UFC 254, Where is UFC Fight Island, what's the Fight Island Schedule, what fights are on Fight Island, and more, Copyright © 2001-2020 UFC All Rights Reserved, Green Out, Gil In for Iaquinta Bout in July. “I’ve always got love for the UFC. He’s not the first fighter to opt for a new home during free agency but at the time of his exit from the UFC, Pettis was still a top-ranked flyweight with a win over current No. , On June 30, 2014, it was announced that Pettis signed a sponsorship deal with Reebok. I used to make sure no one was home, I’d look out the windows and make sure no one was coming, and when I knew the coast was clear I’d start fighting.”. I feel like I’m in good place. Pettis was also fined 20% of his purse, which went to Holloway and the bout proceeded at a catchweight. He grew up in the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along with his older brother, Reynaldo Pettis and younger brother, Sergio Pettis, who fights in the flyweight division. He also recovers slower than his brother, who can shrug off damage like a bad haircut.
 However, the bout was declared a draw, and Edgar–Maynard 3 was scheduled for UFC 130, but both fighters sustained injuries before the fight, which was postponed.
As a result, the fight proceeded catchweight bout with Chiesa forfeiting 30% of his purse to Pettis. S. Pettis outpoints Bandejas in Bellator's return, Bellator returns to action July 24, sources say, UFC 247: An inside look at Jon Jones' mind games, What we learned from Bellator 238 as Cyborg made history, Sources: Ex-UFC fighter S. Pettis joining Bellator, Sources: UFC fight on hold as Pettis deal expires. You can help us by following us on social media. He was so confident, and that’s what I’m trying to bring to the table. “I’m young enough to make that move and Bellator’s a great organization.  However, when the box came out Anthony Pettis had already lost his belt to dos Anjos. Return to Welterweight.  On April 6, 2018, UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway was declared medically unfit by the New York State Athletic Commission and was pulled from his main event fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The division was tough. He was originally scheduled to throw them against British groundfighting wiz Vaughan Lee, but after Lee was injured, Campuzano got the call to return to the UFC for the first time since 2011. One is more of a finisher while the other specializes in claiming decision victories via striking.  He lost the bout via TKO (corner stoppage) after two back and forth rounds. Why not take a risk? And I The sudden retirement of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov had some fighters fighting back tears. As a result, in the event that Pettis were to win the fight with Holloway, he would be ineligible for the UFC championship.
, Pettis was expected to face Myles Jury on July 25, 2015, at UFC on Fox 16. He’s got the bloodlines and the talent though, something evident from that first amateur fight. , Pettis faced Carlos Diego Ferreira in a lightweight bout on January 18, 2020 at UFC 246. Sergio is the youngest brother of Anthony and Rey Pettis.
, On February 5, it was announced that Pettis would not wait for a title shot at lightweight, and would instead be dropping down to 145 pounds to challenge featherweight champion, José Aldo on August 3 at UFC 163. This is not helped by lightweight being a division full of athletic freaks. I felt I was different. “There’s added pressure for sure,” he said. The box appeared in stores in early 2015. “He was fighting around the same time my brother was and I thought he was tough and a great standup fighter.
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