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Anthony Pettis bet 10K on his brother Sergio Pettis to defeat Kyoji Horiguchi

Former UFC champion, Anthony Pettis, put some big money on the line over the weekend ahead of his brother, Sergio Pettis’ first title defense.

Anthony took to Twitter shortly after …read more

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Pic: Anthony Pettis’ bet on Sergio Pettis pays off at Bellator 272

Anthony Pettis shared a screenshot of him winning almost $30,000 when his brother, Sergio Pettis, knocked out Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via …read more

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Scott Coker reacts to ‘spectacular’ Sergio Pettis spinning back fist KO, gives Kayla Harrison update

Following the action Friday night at Bellator 272, Bellator president Scott Coker reacted to Sergio Pettis’ incredible come-from-behind KO of Kyoji Horiguchi, the promotion’s upcoming bantamweight grand prix, Kayla Harrison’s …read more

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Pettis on comeback KO of Horiguchi: ‘I had to face a lot of adversity’ to get that finish

Sergio Pettis after his KO over Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272. | Bellator MMA

Pettis retained the Bellator bantamweight championship with an incredible spinning …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi 'really sorry' about brutal Bellator 272 knockout loss to Sergio Pettis

The bad news: Kyoji Horiguchi understandably is disappointed coming out of Bellator 272. The good news: He’s apparently in good spirits and doing OK physically.
Horiguchi suffered a brutal spinning backfist …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi provides update following nasty KO loss to Sergio Pettis

Kyoji Horiguchi has provided fans with an update following his nasty knockout loss to Sergio Pettis last night at Bellator 272. Pettis (21-5 MMA) and Horiguchi (29-3 MMA) squared off …read more

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Sergio Pettis knocks out Kyoji Horiguchi to retain bantamweight title at Bellator 272 | Video

Bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis pulled off a come-from-behind dramatic finish in the Bellator 272 main event on Friday to retain his title.

Kyoji Horiguchi appeared to be well on …read more

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Bellator 272 results: Sergio Pettis knocks Kyoji Horiguchi out cold with perfect spinning backfist

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Things didn’t look like they were going Sergio Pettis’ way Friday night until they did in remarkable fashion.
After a difficult first three-and-a-half rounds, Pettis (22-5 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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Bellator 272 results: Sergio Pettis pulls off stunning comeback with KOTY candidate over Horiguchi

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Sergio Pettis was losing handily in his Bellator 272 main event against Kyoji Horiguchi.
Until he wasn’t.
Down three rounds to zero and on the …read more

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Pettis pulls off spinning-backfist KO to retain title

Sergio Pettis was being dominated Friday night when he pulled off a spinning-backfist knockout of Kyoji Horiguchi in Round 4 to retain his Bellator bantamweight title. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Sergio Pettis' insane comeback KO of Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis closed Bellator’s 2021 schedule with an all-time knockout Friday when he stopped Kyoji Horiguchi to defend his bantamweight title in the Bellator 272 main event.
Pettis (22-5 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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Pros react after Sergio Pettis sleeps Kyoji Horiguchi with spinning backfist

Tonight’s Bellator 272 event was headlined by a highly anticipated title fight featuring Sergio Pettis taking on Kyoji Horiguchi. Pettis (21-5 MMA) was looking to earn his first career title …read more

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Sergio Pettis pulls off incredible comeback with brutal KO of Kyoji Horiguchi (Video)

Sergio Pettis pulled off one of the craziest comebacks in recent memory when he knocked out Kyoji Horiguchi in tonight’s Bellator 272 main event. Pettis (21-5 MMA) was looking to …read more

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Bellator 272: Pros react to Sergio Pettis’ spinning backfist KO of Horiguchi

Sergio Pettis knocked out Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Sergio Pettis incredibly knocked out Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator …read more

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KO Of The Year? Pettis Stops Horiguchi With Nasty Spinning Backfist!

Things weren’t looking so good for Bellator Bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis at Bellator 272 against Kyoji Horiguchi through the first three rounds of their title fight in Uncasville, Connecticut, losing …read more

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Bellator Announces $1 Million Bantamweight Grand Prix For 2022

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Bellator MMA is putting a bow on 2021 tonight with a Bantamweight title fight between division champion Sergio Pettis and Kyoji Horiguchi, but …read more

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Bellator 272 Results: Pettis vs. Horiguchi

Sergio Pettis and Kyoji Horiguchi will square off the Bellator 272 main event Friday night. | Bellator

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Video: Does champ Sergio Pettis or challenger Kyoji Horiguchi have more to lose at Bellator 272?

The stakes don’t get any higher this Friday inside the Bellator cage.
On Friday’s main event, Sergio Pettis will enter as Bellator bantamweight champion seeking to record his first title defense. …read more

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Pettis Babysitting Horiguchi’s Belt

After suffering an injury that forced him to vacate the Bellator Bantamweight title in 2019, Kyoji Horiguchi will attempt to win back the title tomorrow night (Dec. 3, 2021) when …read more

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Bellator 272 video: Sergio Pettis, Kyoji Horiguchi face off before title showdown

The stage is set for Friday’s Bellator 272 event following the ceremonial weigh-ins where the fighters on the card got one close look at each other.
In what will be the …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi ‘absolutely’ believes he’s better than Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling

Kyoji Horiguchi | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With only one loss in MMA over the past six years, it’s understandable that Kyoji Horiguchi enters Bellator …read more

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Sergio Pettis expects his reach to help dictate pace, range against Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272

Although Kyoji Horiguchi has knockout power, Sergio Pettis sees himself having the advantage in the standup.
Pettis (21-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) makes his first bantamweight title defense against former champion Horiguchi …read more

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'I will get the belt back': Kyoji Horiguchi confident he'll beat Sergio Pettis, reclaim throne at Bellator 272

Kyoji Horiguchi has his eyes set on recapturing the Bellator bantamweight title.
On Friday, Horiguchi (29-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will face bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis (21-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) in the …read more

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Video: 'Bellator 272 Countdown' for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Kyoji Horiguchi will look to reclaim the Bellator title he never lost.
Horiguchi, who was forced to vacate two promotional titles after undergoing knee surgery, regained his Rizin FF title in …read more

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Bellator 272 Countdown: ‘That belt is mine now, I’m gonna make sure of it’

Sergio Pettis | Lucas Noonan / Bellator MMA

On Bellator 272 Countdown, current bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis gets prepared to face Kyoji Horiguchi — the …read more

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Sergio Pettis would like to follow brother Anthony Pettis, collect belts in two promotions

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Bellator bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis will soon defend his title against Kyoji Horiguchi, a challenge he considers one of his …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi, the 'best fighter at ATT,' is after every organization's title at bantamweight

At a gym that features Amanda Nunes, Dustin Poirier and Jorge Masvidal, coaches at ATT call Horiguchi the best. …read more

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Bellator 272: Make your predictions for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 272 event in Connecticut.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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Bellator 272 pre-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi returns with historic resume

Bellator closes out its 2021 event schedule on Friday with Bellator 272, which takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and has a main card that airs on …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi says he's 'real champion' entering Bellator 272 title fight vs. Sergio Pettis

Kyoji Horiguchi is out to get back the Bellator championship belt he never lost.
Horiguchi (29-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), who defeated Darrion Caldwell to win the bantamweight title at in June …read more

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'Babysitting' title Kyoji Horiguchi never lost, Sergio Pettis says 'real' champ is decided at Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis is realistic about the optics of his bantamweight title reign. However, he knows he can wipe the slate clean with a win over Kyoji Horiguchi in the Bellator …read more

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Duke Roufus: Sergio Pettis has a few tricks up his sleeve for Kyoji Horiguchi's 'awkward' style

Duke Roufus is excited for the striking battle between Sergio Pettis and Kyoji Horiguchi.
Pettis (21-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) puts his bantamweight title on the line against former Bellator and RIZIN …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi doesn’t see Sergio Pettis as ‘real champion’ ahead of Bellator 272 title clash

Kyoji Horiguchi is a man on a mission. The current RIZIN FF 135-pound bantamweight king recaptured the title he never officially lost on New Year’s Eve 2020 and hasn’t fought …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi gets immediate title shot in return to Bellator, challenges Sergio Pettis

RIZIN bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi is set to attempt to reclaim the title he never lost. Bellator announced on Wednesday that their newest Bellator 135-pound champion in Sergio Pettis has …read more

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Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi title fight set for Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis in the cage as he defeated Alfred Khashakyan in their bantamweight fight at The Forum on January 25, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Pettis won by TKO. | Photo …read more

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Sergio Pettis Defends BW Title Against Kyoji Horiguchi At Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis has his first Bellator bantamweight title defense set.

Pettis will face former Bellator and RIZIN bantamweight champion, Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272 on December 3. Bellator announced the fight …read more

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Pettis to defend Bellator title against Horiguchi

In a marquee matchup at 135 pounds, Sergio Pettis will defend his Bellator title in the weight class against former champion Kyoji Horiguchi on Dec. 3 at Mohegan Sun in …read more

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Sergio Pettis to Defend Bantamweight Crown vs. Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator Event on Dec. 3

Sergio Pettis is scheduled to make his first bantamweight title defense when he faces Kyoji Horiguchi at a Bellator MMA event on Dec. 3. …read more

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Sergio Pettis set to defend title vs. Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272

The Bellator bantamweight title will be on the line this December.
At Bellator 272, champion Sergio Pettis will defend his strap against former Bellator and RIZIN champion Kyoji Horiguchi. The event …read more

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Sergio Pettis defends bantamweight title against Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator event on Dec. 3

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Sergio Pettis will put his Bellator bantamweight title on the line for the first time when he faces off with former champion Kyoji …read more

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