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Stephen Thompson Targets Potential August UFC Return

Stephen Thompson doesn’t plan to rush his return to the Octagon. Thompson was in action last month against Anthony Pettis. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC's Santiago Ponzinibbio invites Anthony Pettis to 'come get this beating'

It appears Santiago Ponzinibbio knows exactly who he wants to fight next.
On Monday, Ponzinibbio took to Instagram to specifically call for a fight with former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio calls out ‘lucky’ Anthony Pettis

Santiago Ponzinibbio is looking for a fight, and from the sounds of it, he’s got an opponent in mind.

Speaking on Instagram on Monday, the Argentine welterweight contender called for a …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Challenges Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis

Santiago Ponzinibbio has his sights set on a showdown with “Showtime.” Anthony Pettis competed last month. He shared the Octagon with Stephen Thompson in a welterweight clash. This was Pettis’ …read more

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Ponzi Scheme Includes ‘Beating’ Over Pettis

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, is already ranked ahead of 170-pound smashing machine, Santiago Ponzinibbio, thanks to a knockout win over Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight …read more

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Roufus: Let’s test McGregor’s left hand versus ‘Pettis-kwondo’

Duke Roufus is curious about how a matchup between known strikers Conor McGregor and Anthony Pettis would play out. Right after Anthony Pettis’ resounding knockout win over Stephen Thompson …read more

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Duke Roufus wants to test Conor McGregor’s left hand versus ‘Pettis-kwondo’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis once again finds himself with leverage following his stunning KO of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC Nashville, and his coach Duke Roufus wants him …read more

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Common opponent Anthony Pettis breaks down Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier rematch

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Photos: Anthony Pettis through the years

Anthony Pettis is just as excited as anyone to see how the rematch between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier unfolds at UFC 236.
Pettis (22-8 MMA, …read more

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Gaethje Wants ‘Diamond’ Do-Over, Not ‘Showtime’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was trying to book a lightweight showdown between Justin Gaethje and Anthony Pettis as early as last fall, but the bout never materialized and both fighters …read more

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UFC rankings: Pettis ranked at 170, but below Thompson

Anthony Pettis’ big KO win over Stephen Thompson earned him some accolades, but not a higher 170-pound ranking than the man he finished. Anthony Pettis shocked a lot of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 2’s Justin Gaethje not interested in bout with Anthony Pettis

Justin Gaethje would prefer to fight Dustin Poirier over Anthony Pettis. One of the names that cropped up after Anthony Pettis’ stunning knockout of Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Still waiting for a name, Santiago Ponzinibbio targets Anthony Pettis, Tyron Woodley

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Newly minted UFC welterweight Anthony Pettis got Santiago Ponzinibbio’s attention with a highlight-reel knockout.
The surging Argentinian added Pettis to a list of desired opponents after the …read more

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Justin Gaethje shrugs off Anthony Pettis callout, has other plans

This weekend, in the main event of UFC Philadelphia, former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will go to war with fellow fan favorite Edson Barboza.

If Gaethje is able to …read more

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Justin Gaethje nixes Anthony Pettis, hopes for rematch with Dustin Poirier

PHILADELPHIA – A systematic breakdown of Edson Barboza is Justin Gaethje’s immediate goal.
Usually, wins put you opposite winners in the UFC. And if Gaethje beats Barboza at Saturday’s UFC on …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Nashville

The stunning and sudden knockout by Anthony Pettis in Saturday’s UFC Nashville main event over Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson epitomizes the unique nature of this sport.
Pettis (22-8) had lost six …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Conor McGregor ‘retirement’ and sexual assault allegations, Anthony Pettis, UFC Philadelphia, ONE: A New Era, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll be talking about the latest news regarding Conor McGregor. Is his latest retirement real or is it …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, March 26: How far did 'Wonderboy' tumble?

In his move to welterweight, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis pulled off one of the biggest highlights of his career.
Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC) this past Saturday knocked out …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ on KO loss to Pettis: I know Tyron has hit me harder

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson reflects on his first career knockout loss to Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville on Saturday. Stephen Thompson suffered the first knockout loss of his career against …read more

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Coach: ‘Brilliant’ KO of Stephen Thompson was Anthony Pettis ‘at his best’

Don’t try and tell Duke Roufus that his team’s latest win was a fluke.
It was undeniably shocking to see Anthony Pettis land a “Superman hook” knockout punch on Stephen Thompson …read more

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Pettis proved at UFC Nashville it’s still ‘Showtime’

If you thought the Anthony Pettis show was over long ago, think again. With his back literally up against the fence, Anthony Pettis proved Saturday he’s still got it — …read more

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Stephen Thompson knows he has been hit harder than Anthony Pettis’ KO punch

Stephen Thompson suffered the first knockout loss of his MMA career to Anthony Pettis on Saturday night in Nashville.

After seemingly dominating the opening few mintues of the fight, ‘Wonderboy’ …read more

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UFC Nashville medical suspensions: Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes among five fighters potentially out 180 days

Victorious main event and co-main event fighters Anthony Pettis and Curtis Blaydes were among a group of five fighters to be issued potential 180-day medical suspensions in the aftermath of …read more

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‘Showtime’ Banks Big Reebok Bucks In Nashville

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) invaded the Bridgestone Arena last Sat. (March 23, 2019) to stage UFC Fight Night 148. In the welterweight main event, Anthony Pettis knocked out Stephen Thompson …read more

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Stephen Thompson on KO punch from Anthony Pettis: ‘I know I’ve been hit harder than that’

For the first time in his career, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson was knocked out cold.
The man to do it: former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.
During their scrap, …read more

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White on Pettis’ KO of Thompson: He ‘was able to do what Woodley couldn’t do twice’

“Anthony Pettis, who was 155 and moved up to 170, was able to do what (Tyron) Woodley couldn’t do twice. I mean, that’s pretty impressive.” Anthony Pettis said he was …read more

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Dana White Applauds Anthony Pettis For Doing What Tyron Woodley Couldn’t

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has massive praise for Anthony Pettis following UFC Nashville. Pettis took on Stephen Thompson this past Saturday night (March 23). “Showtime” was the …read more

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Anthony Pettis Confirms CM Punk Still Training At Roufusport; Unsure of Fighting Future

Former World Wrestling Entertainment super star Phil Brooks, better known as “CM Punk,” is still training MMA according to fellow Roufusport fighter and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis. …read more

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Dana White Praises Anthony Pettis' 'Very Impressive Gameplan' at UFC Nashville

In terms of impressive comebacks inside the Octagon, few in recent memory are better than Anthony Pettis’s come-from-behind win in his welterweight debut Saturday, which saw the former lightweight champion …read more

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The biggest winners from UFC Nashville

UFC on ESPN+ 6, otherwise known as UFC Nashville, was definitely an entertaining card even though eight fights went to the judges. Despite having names like Anthony Pettis, Stephen Thompson …read more

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MMA Squared: Team Pettis celebrates Showtime’s win with a special meal

Showtime had an encore performance on Saturday night. TURN BACK THE CLOCK (but don’t call it a comeback). What a performance, Anthony Pettis becomes only the third fighter to …read more

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Dana White: Anthony Pettis did to Thompson what Tyron Woodley ‘couldn’t do twice’

Count UFC president Dana White among those blown away by Anthony Pettis’ stunning second-round knockout of Stephen Thompson at UFC Nashville.
After getting busted up by Thompson for the opening nine …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ on Pettis KO loss: ‘Crap happens, you know?’

“Wonderboy” spoke from the hospital after getting knocked out by Anthony Pettis in the UFC Nashville main event. Stephen Thompson has been dropped in five of his last seven fights, …read more

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Stephen Thompson Reacts to KO Loss at UFC Nashville: ‘I Don’t Even Remember a Dang Thing’

One moment, Stephen Thompson appeared on his way to a 20-18 lead on the scorecards against Anthony Pettis. The next, he was out cold courtesy of a spectacular Superman punch …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Anthony Pettis and UFC on ESPN+ 6's other key winners?

(Also see: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Stephen Thompson?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
And with another night of UFC action in …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Stephen Thompson following UFC on ESPN+ 6 loss?

(Also see: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Anthony Pettis?)
Stephen Thompson is on the first two-fight losing streak of his career after experiencing his first career knockout at the hands …read more

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Stephen Thompson Speaks On UFC Nashville Loss

Stephen Thompson was quick to provide an update following his UFC Nashville defeat. Last night (March 23), Thompson shared the Octagon with former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Thompson was …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis Targets McGregor, Dos Anjos, Gaethje-Barboza Winner as Next Foes

He’s had one of the best professional tenures a lighter-weight fighter could ever ask for, but Anthony Pettis’ career was largely in flux as he entered a new division heading …read more

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RECAP! Pettis Crushes ‘Wonderboy’ in Nashville!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight ninjas Anthony Pettis and Stephen Thompson threw down last night (March 23, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 148 inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
It’s been …read more

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Anthony Pettis updates on MMA future of CM Punk

Former pro wrestler CM Punk is now 0-2 in MMA, having lost two bouts under the UFC banner. But according to former lightweight champ and new welterweight contender Anthony Pettis, …read more

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UFC Nashville: Thompson vs Pettis full card fight highlights video

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Check out the full UFC Nashville: Thompson vs. Pettis fight highlights video, where both Anthony Pettis and …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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What's next for Anthony Pettis, Stephen Thompson and other UFC Nashville fighters?

Anthony Pettis shocked the MMA world by knocking out Stephen Thompson with a superman punch on Saturday in Nashville. Who should he face next? …read more

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UFC Nashville bonuses: Anthony Pettis rewarded for dazzling KO win

On Saturday night, the UFC returned to our screens with the 12-fight UFC Nashville card. Although the card produced a handful of forgettable contests, it also included some jaw-dropping finishes …read more

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UFC Nashville video highlights: Anthony Pettis knocks out Stephen Thompson

Anthony Pettis struggled to find his range against Stephen Thompson, but “Showtime” only needed a single moment to claim a brilliant victory.
Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC) used a hooking Superman …read more

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Anthony Pettis Open To Conor McGregor Showdown In July

Throw in Anthony Pettis’ name for the Conor McGregor sweepstakes. Last night (March 24), Pettis made the move up to welterweight to take on Stephen Thompson. The bout headlined UFC …read more

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Every time Anthony Pettis seems done, there’s one more ‘Showtime’ moment

Anthony Pettis is supposed to be fading. All you had to do to reach that conclusion was to look at his results; prior to Saturday’s UFC Nashville, he had lost …read more

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UFC Nashville, The Morning After: Thompson On 1st KO Loss in 80 Fights: ‘What The Heck?’

What you may have missed from last night Stephen Thompson experienced his first knockout loss ever last night, Anthony Pettis sending him to the shadowlands with a superman punch with …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos responds to callout from Anthony Pettis

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC Nashville, Anthony Pettis shocked the world by knocking out two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in his UFC welterweight debut. …read more

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Anthony Pettis Wants Welterweight Showdown With McGregor

“Showtime” just established himself as a force to be reckoned with at UFC on ESPN+ 6, and now he wants to face Conor McGregor at 170 pounds. Anthony Pettis came …read more

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Anthony Pettis wants Conor McGregor ‘at 170’ following KO of Stephen Thompson

Anthony Pettis speaks to the media at UFC Nashville about his highlight-reel knockout of Stephen Thompson, his desire to fight Conor McGregor next, his move up to the welterweight division, …read more

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Conor McGregor congratulates Anthony Pettis on becoming three-division winner: ‘Welcome to the club’

Anthony Pettis now finds himself in rare company and Conor McGregor is making sure he knows it.
There are only a handful of fighters who have won UFC bouts in more …read more

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UFC Nashville video recap: Pettis pulls out superman punch KO on Thompson

Anthony Pettis made his welterweight debut in dramatic fashion by knocking out Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main event. Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis was epic!
Thompson got off …read more

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Stephen Thompson issues statement following KO loss to Anthony Pettis

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson took on former 155-pound champ Anthony Pettis in tonight’s UFC Nashville headliner.

Both Pettis and Thompson entered tonight’s welterweight fight looking to rebound. …read more

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Anthony Pettis answers Conor McGregor’s call for an opponent: ‘Let’s do it’

Fresh off a stunning second round knockout against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on Saturday night, Anthony Pettis has any number of options for his next fight.
The former lightweight champion moved up …read more

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Anthony Pettis: Conor McGregor top of list for next fight, UFC 239 target date

NASHVILLE – Newly minted UFC welterweight contender Anthony Pettis doesn’t linger on Twitter. But a message from Conor McGregor will sure get his attention.
The former two-division champ stayed true to …read more

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UFC Nashville bonuses: Anthony Pettis rewarded for early Knockout of the Year candidate

UFC Nashville was all about “Showtime”.
Anthony Pettis, competing at 170 pounds in the UFC for the first time, added to his impressive collection of $50,000 post-fight bonuses with a “Superman …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos answers Anthony Pettis' challenge, down for rematch

A highlight-reel knockout is apparently all Rafael dos Anjos needed to see to greenlight a rematch with Anthony Pettis.
The Brazilian ex-champ said after his currently scheduled fight with Kevin Lee …read more

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Blaydes dominates Willis, calls out three top heavyweights

Before UFC Fight Night: Nashville’s main event between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis, several undercard fights have major implications. Here’s how it’s all going down. …read more

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Pros react to Anthony Pettis finishing Stephen Thompson

Tonight’s UFC Nashville event was headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Stephen Thompson taking on former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.

The bout marked Pettis’ first appearance at welterweight in over a …read more

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Highlights! Pettis Sleeps Thompson With ‘Showtime’ Superman Punch

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made a big statement last night (Sat., Mar. 23, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 6 live on ESPN+ from inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, …read more

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UFC Nashville Results: Anthony Pettis KO’s Stephen Thompson (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Nashville event is headlined by a welterweight bout featuring former division title challenger Stephen Thompson taking on former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.

Anthony Pettis will be returning to welterweight …read more

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Fighters react to Anthony Pettis knocking out Stephen Thompson

Former lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis made his welterweight debut on Saturday in the UFC Nashville main event and made a statement by knocking out fourth ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. …read more

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UFC Nashville results: Anthony Pettis shocks Stephen Thompson with ‘Superman hook’ KO

Anthony Pettis may have finally topped his infamous “Showtime Kick”.
Through almost two rounds of the UFC Nashville main event at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, Pettis (22-8) had been picked apart …read more

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Video: Pettis whacks Wonderboy with superman punch

Check out the full fight video highlights of Anthony Pettis stopping Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main event. The UFC Nashville main event witnessed an insane superman punch …read more

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‘Showtime’ Knocks ‘Wonderboy’ Out Cold With Superman Punch

“Wonderboy” faced off against “Showtime” as Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis tried to get their careers back on track in what was billed as an action fight. The bout headlined …read more

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Anthony Pettis vs. Stephen Thompson full fight video highlights

Watch Anthony Pettis vs. Stephen Thompson full fight video highlights from UFC Nashville’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis took place March 23 at the …read more

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UFC Nashville: Thompson vs. Pettis results and post-fight analysis

Tim B. takes a look at a mostly dull, occasionally unwatchable UFC event in Nashville tonight that ended with a bang. Anthony Pettis saved UFC Nashville. After a largely forgettable …read more

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UFC Nashville results: Anthony Pettis battered, but rallies for one-punch stunner over Stephen Thompson

Things weren’t looking great for Anthony Pettis through nearly a full two rounds with Stephen Thompson – but one punch changed everything.
The welterweight bout was the main event of today’s …read more

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Twitter reacts to Anthony Pettis' highlight-reel KO of Stephen Thompson at UFC on ESPN+ 6

Anthony Pettis made a splash in his welterweight debut on Saturday when he upset former title challenger Stephen Thompson in the UFC on ESPN+ 6 headliner.
Former UFC lightweight titleholder Pettis …read more

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UFC Nashville live blog: Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis

This is the UFC Nashville live blog for the Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event inside the Bridgestone Arena.
Thompson, a two-time welterweight title challenger, is …read more

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UFC ‘Nashville’ Clash: ‘Wonderboy’ Vs. ‘Showtime!’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight kickboxers Anthony Pettis and Stephen Thompson will duel TONIGHT (Sat., March 23, 2019) from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
There is some logic in Pettis’ decision …read more

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Shredded ‘Showtime’: Anthony Pettis feeling a new energy at welterweight

In a weird way, Anthony Pettis’ move down to featherweight led to his eventual move all the way up to welterweight.
Pettis, the former UFC lightweight champion, moved down to …read more

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UFC Nashville Video! Watch Thompson’s Top 5 Octagon Finishes

In one of the funnest fights of the year, former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson and former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will collide in a welterweight main event later …read more

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Preview! Thompson, Pettis ‘Bringing The Flash’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, will jump up to the 170-pound weight class to battle one of the division’s premiere strikers in the form of ex-welterweight …read more

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Thompson eyeing hometown scrap with Lawler after UFC on ESPN+ 6

Stephen Thompson would like to fight Robbie Lawler after his bout with Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Wonderboy!’

One of the sport’s finest strikers, Stephen Thompson, will duel with fellow traditional martial artist, Anthony Pettis, this Saturday (March 23, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 148 from inside Bridgestone …read more

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wants to beat Anthony Pettis then headline UFC debut in South Carolina

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has been anxiously awaiting his opportunity to return while searching for opponents since late last year.
Unfortunately the former two-time title contender didn’t get booked until the UFC …read more

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Anthony Pettis explains why he won’t fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is set to debut in the welterweight division tomorrow night, as he’s scheduled to battle Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in the main event of UFC …read more

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Face Off! Thompson Stares Down Pettis In Nashville

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, has abandoned his post at 155 pounds following a dreadful run from 2015-16, which included an unsuccessful stint in the promotion’s …read more

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Anthony Pettis Reveals Why He Won’t Fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has no interest in fighting teammate Ben Askren. “Showtime” is jumping up to welterweight this weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) against two-time 170-pound title …read more

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Thompson, Pettis make weight for main event

Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis’ main event fight on Saturday in Nashville is now official, as both welterweights made weight. …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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A viewer's guide to UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis

Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis, two elite strikers, will square off in Saturday’s UFC main event in Nashville. Who will land the decisive blow? …read more

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If he beats Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville, Stephen Thompson wants fight with Robbie Lawler next

Stephen Thompson still
has Robbie Lawler on his mind

“Wonderboy” asked for a fight with “Ruthless” last year only instead to see Lawler face off against Ben Askren at UFC 235. …read more

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UFC Nashville top 5 finishes

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Check out a list of the top 5 performances from fighters on the Fight Night Nashville card on Saturday featuring Anthony Pettis and Stephen Thompson. Pettis and Thompson …read more

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UFC Nashville Preview: Karate Vs Taekwondo!

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, will jump up to the 170-pound weight class to battle one of the division’s premiere strikers in the form of ex-welterweight …read more

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Stephen Thompson wants hometown showdown with Robbie Lawler after UFC Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Stephen Thompson is trying not to look past Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 headliner with Anthony Pettis, but it’s difficult to ignore what’s on the horizon.
The UFC …read more

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Askren Would Embarrass Pettis In A Fight

This Saturday night (March 23, 2019), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make the move up to the Welterweight division to face off against former two-time …read more

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Stephen Thompson expecting ‘straight up ninja stuff’ from Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville

NASHVILLE — At UFC Nashville media day, Stephen Thompson discusses getting older as a fighter, fighting Anthony Pettis, how he thinks Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington might go, wanting to …read more

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Anthony Pettis: A win puts me right in line for a title

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Anthony Pettis has been a champion at the highest level. He knows what it takes to beat the best in the world. So when he decided to make …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Stephen Thompson: ‘I expect some straight-up ninja stuff’ from Anthony Pettis

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Stephen Thompson being the southern gentleman that he is didn’t really have much bad to say about his UFC on ESPN+ 6 headlining opponent Anthony Pettis, but admitted, …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Showtime!’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight kingpin, Anthony Pettis, will jump up a division to face the Welterweight division’s Karate Kid, Stephen Thompson, this Saturday (March 23, 2019) at UFC …read more

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Anthony Pettis says he’d never fight Ben Askren: ‘I’ll save myself the embarrassment’

NASHVILLE — Anthony Pettis speaks to the media at UFC Nashville media day about his headlining bout with Stephen Thompson, his move up to welterweight, Tony Ferguson’s situation, Ben Askren, …read more

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Anthony Pettis would never fight teammate Ben Askren: ' I'd save myself the embarrassment'

NASHVILLE – From October 2011 to December 2014, Anthony Pettis went on a streak that saw him conquering the UFC’s lightweight title and defending it. During that time, one of …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Pro fighters make their picks for Anthony Pettis vs Stephen Thompson fight

The Octagon heads to Nashville, Tennessee this weekend, with a very interesting welterweight matchup in the main event. Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be moving up in weight to …read more

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Anthony Pettis rejuvenated, ready to 'tear it up' at welterweight starting with UFC Nashville

NASHVILLE – Making lightweight was one thing, but Anthony Pettis can’t believe he’s event tried to compete at featherweight before.
“I just tell my fiance. I was looking in the mirror, …read more

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Why Stephen Thompson's striking could prove too much for Anthony Pettis

The accuracy of Stephen Thompson should be a concern on Saturday for Anthony Pettis, who has absorbed more significant blows than he has landed on a per-minute basis in his …read more

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UFC Nashville: Anthony Pettis – ‘I’m going to show the world that weight doesn’t matter’

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Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis looks forward to the new challenges moving up in weight presents, including his main event matchup with Stephen Thompson at Fight Night Nashville …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 6 breakdown: Why Stephen Thompson will be too much for Anthony Pettis

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 6.
UFC on ESPN+ 6 takes …read more

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Free Fight! Watch ‘Wonderboy’ KO Hendricks In Vegas

Stephen Thompson will welcome former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis to the Welterweight division this Sat. (March 23, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 148 inside Bridgestone Arena …read more

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UFC Nashville: MMA fighters predict Wonderboy vs. Showtime

Notable MMA fighters break down the highly-technical striking matchup between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. …read more

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Dana White: Personal Issues Delaying Ferguson’s Return

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Lightweight champion Tony Ferguson hasn’t competed since defeating Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 in a thrilling brawl last October (see it again here).
Though it …read more

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