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UFC Nashville Poster Drops For ‘Thompson Vs Pettis’

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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Pettis: Move to welterweight is ‘definitely not a one-off’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis plans to compete at 170 pounds for longer. After going 2-2 in his last four fights upon moving back to lightweight in 2017, …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ First, ‘Junior’ Second?

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when Anthony Pettis was the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion and ranked in the top five on the promotion’s pound-for-pound …read more

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Anthony Pettis says welterweight move no one-off: 'I want big fights'

Anthony Pettis admits he wasn’t sure the UFC would grant him a chance to fight Stephen Thompson but figured he might as well give it a go.
“Man, I just posted …read more

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Stephen Thompson Reveals Several Fights He Tried To Land Before Anthony Pettis

Stephen Thompson will face former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville on March 23rd. This will certainly be an intense striking match-up between two of the sport’s best …read more

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Thompson wanted Lawler, RDA fights before landing Pettis matchup

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson explains why the Anthony Pettis fight was made, from his perspective. UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is currently slated to face former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Anthony Pettis Thinks He Has My Number

One of the most interesting striking match-ups in the UFC has just been made at welterweight. Two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will take on Anthony Pettis at UFC …read more

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Stephen Thompson: I'm Definitely a Better Striker Than Anthony Pettis

UFC Fight Night 148 in Nashville will be headlined by a much-anticipated battle between Stephen Thompson and former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, who moves up to welterweight for the first …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Anthony Pettis called me out because he thinks ‘he’s got my number’

If you thought the welterweight pairing of Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis felt a bit odd from the moment it was announced as the main event of UFC Nashville, you’re …read more

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Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis Staredown Ahead Of UFC Nashville (Photo)

In the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 6, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will welcome Anthony Pettis to 170 pounds. The former 155-pound champion takes on “Wonderboy” …read more

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Stephen Thompson, Anthony Pettis all smiles during Nashville Predators pre-game show

Some fights bring a ton of beef and animosity, and some are just firecrackers between a couple nice guys.
It appears the latter might be the case for the UFC on …read more

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Face Off! ‘Wonderboy’ Stares Down ‘Showtime’ In Nashville

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, decided to abandon his post at 155 pounds following a dreadful run from 2015-16, but didn’t seem to fare much better …read more

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Anthony Pettis accepts Jose Aldo’s challenge

There was once a time in the MMA history books where Jose Aldo vs Anthony Pettis was a fantasy fight being made into reality. However, it wasn’t meant to be. …read more

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Jose Aldo calls for fight with Anthony Pettis

This weekend, in the co-main event of UFC Fortaleza on ESPN+, former featherweight champ Jose Aldo will battle surging contender Renato Moicano.

Speaking at Thursday’s UFC Fortaleza media day, Jose …read more

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With Cerrone eyeing McGregor, Aldo suggests lightweight bout with Pettis for UFC 237

FORTALEZA, BrazilJose Aldo and Anthony Pettis came close to fighting in the past, and the Brazilian is still open to the idea.
The former UFC featherweight champion was slated …read more

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Who’s The Real GOAT?

Back in 2010, Anthony Pettis and Ben Henderson put on a show for fight fans in the final World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) event in a highly-entertaining five-round fight. While the …read more

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Stephen Thompson to up aggression for Anthony Pettis, who is no easy fight

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Stephen Thompson is known for baiting opponents into his range and blasting them with counters.
But after a 1-2-1 run in the octagon, the two-time …read more

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Anthony Pettis: I Would Have Finished Ferguson If Hand Didn’t Break

At UFC 229, Anthony Pettis and Tony Ferguson took part in one of the best fights of the 2018 in the co-main event. For two rounds, Ferguson and Pettis went …read more

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Pettis: ‘Wonderboy’ is one of those guys I need to fight before I’m done

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis talks about his recent jump to 170 pounds and fighting Stephen Thompson. Fans were caught off guard when former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Anthony Pettis believes he would have finished Tony Ferguson if he didn’t break his hand

All the hype surrounding UFC 229 was about Conor McGregor taking on Khabib Nurmagomedov. However, the co-main event fight between Anthony Pettis and Tony Ferguson was also a highly touted …read more

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Anthony Pettis: Stephen Thompson Is A Guy I Needed To Fight Before I'm Done

In March, Anthony Pettis will move up from the 155-pound division to challenge former title challenger Stephen Thompson at welterweight, and win or lose, Pettis claims the fight was a …read more

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UFC's return to Nashville official with Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis headliner

The UFC returns to Nashville in March, and a former lightweight champion meets a former welterweight title challenger in the main event.
UFC on ESPN+ 6 is official for March 23 …read more

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Anthony Pettis vs. Stephen Thompson Is Strange UFC Matchmaking

It wasn’t long ago that Anthony Pettis was rumored to fight Justin Gaethje in a lightweight bout at UFC on ESPN 1. For whatever reason, that fight never materialized. Instead, …read more

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Stephen Thompson, Anthony Pettis Verbally Agree to Welterweight Bout at UFC Nashville

Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis have verbally agreed to a welterweight bout for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming visit to Nashville on March 23. …read more

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Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis in works for UFC Nashville

Maybe Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis have a future as matchmakers.
Following a social media exchange that saw Pettis asking fans if he should step up to welterweight to fight Thompson, …read more

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Pettis Vs Thompson In The Works For UFC Nashville

Ask and ye shall receive.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently caught everyone by surprise when he called for a fight against Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson.
Not one …read more

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Stephen Thompson Set to Welcome Anthony Pettis to UFC Welterweight Division

Ask and ye shall receive. That at least worked for former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.
Pettis asked for a fight with Thompson after losing to lightweight contender Tony …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis Set For March 23 (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed to MMA News that Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis is indeed the plan for UFC Nashville. A welterweight clash between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis is …read more

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Wonderboy vs. Pettis expected to headline UFC Nashville

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is heading up to welterweight for a main event spot vs. Stephen Thompson. They expressed mutual interest on social media, and now a welterweight …read more

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Stephen Thompson vs Anthony Pettis targeted for March 23

The power of social media is real, people.
Former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has fought as low as 145-pounds in his career. Although it was a brief …read more

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Anthony Pettis coach has 'playbook and experience' to beat Stephen Thompson in potential fight

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A matchup between Anthony Pettis and Stephen Thompson is looking more and more likely.
What started as a random social media callout has quickly evolved …read more

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Anthony Pettis Considers Move to 170 Pounds for ‘Wonderboy’ Fight; Thompson Responds

Former UFC lightweight king Anthony Pettis recently had a brief run at 145 pounds. Now he’s considering a move up a division. …read more

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Stephen Thompson Responds To Anthony Pettis’ Challenge

Stephen Thompson is aware of Anthony Pettis’ call out and is ready to dance. Thompson hasn’t had much luck getting fights recently. His last outing resulted in a controversial unanimous …read more

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Stephen Thompson accepts challenge from Anthony Pettis

The ball is now in the UFC’s court.
A day after Anthony Pettis stated he might head up to 170 pounds to face Stephen Thompson, ‘Wonderboy’ says he would gladly welcome …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ Accepts Pettis’ Welterweight Challenge ‘For The Fans’

In less than 24 hours, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson has accepted a proposed 170-pound clash with former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.
It was an unexpected callout considering …read more

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Stephen Thompson welcomes Anthony Pettis fight 'for the fans'

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Challenge accepted.
Less than 24 hours after ex-UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis pitched a fight with two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson, he’s gotten the …read more

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Stephen Thompson responds to former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis!

Former two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson has responded to former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.
“Showtime” had called out “Wonderboy” for a scrap earlier this week posting the following on …read more

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Pettis Offers To Fight ‘Wonderboy’ At 170 Pounds

After dropping a TKO loss to Tony Ferguson back at UFC 229 in what was one of the best lightweight affairs of the year, former UFC champion Anthony Pettis is …read more

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Pettis contemplates welterweight fight against ‘Wonderboy’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is hinting at fight in his third weight class. Over the last two years, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has fought at …read more

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Anthony Pettis considers ‘taking his talents to welterweight’ for ‘Wonderboy’ fight

Could Anthony Pettis be bringing “Showtime” to the welterweight division?
The former UFC lightweight champion and one-time interim featherweight title challenger must be looking for fresh challenges in 2019 as he …read more

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Anthony Pettis expresses interest in welterweight fight with Stephen Thompson

When it comes to top strikers in MMA, there are few that are quite as unique as former two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and former UFC and …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Anthony Pettis gauges interest in welterweight fight with Stephen Thompson

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Could Anthony Pettis be moving up to the UFC welterweight division? It’s an option that’s apparently on the table for the former lightweight champion.
Former …read more

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Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights

Watch Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights from UFC 185’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos took place March 14, …read more

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