23 Facts About Anthony Pettis

1. Anthony Pettis is an American Mixed Martial artist who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a Lightweight.

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2. Anthony Pettis appeared on episode 4 of World of Jenks, where documentary maker Andrew Jenks lived with Pettis for a week before his fight against Danny Castillo at WEC 47.

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3. On June 30, 2014, it was announced that Anthony Pettis signed a sponsorship deal with Reebok.

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4. Anthony Pettis lost the bout via TKO after two back and forth rounds.

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5. Anthony Pettis won the fight via triangle arm bar submission in the second round.

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6. Anthony Pettis accepted the opportunity to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 for the lightweight championship on a days notice with the hope of getting $1,000,000 for the fight.

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7. Anthony Pettis lost the fight after tapping out due to a broken rib in the third round, although it was announced as a TKO win.

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8. Anthony Pettis faced Jim Miller in a lightweight bout on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213.

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9. Anthony Pettis lost the fight via TKO in the third round.

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10. Anthony Pettis is the first fighter to miss weight for a UFC championship bout since Travis Lutter at UFC 67 in February 2007.

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11. At the weigh-ins, Anthony Pettis came in at 148 pounds, three pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 lbs.

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12. Anthony Pettis won the fight via guillotine choke in the 3rd round.

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13. Anthony Pettis fought Charles Oliveira in his featherweight debut on August 27, 2016, at UFC on Fox 21.

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14. Anthony Pettis was expected to face Myles Jury on July 25, 2015, at UFC on Fox 16.

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15. Anthony Pettis earned a Performance of the Night bonus award.

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16. Anthony Pettis won the fight via guillotine choke in the second round, becoming the first man to finish Melendez.

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17. Anthony Pettis was then expected to face Josh Thomson at the event.

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18. Anthony Pettis displayed diversity in his striking with two Capoeira kicks, the martelo and the au batido.

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19. Anthony Pettis surprised many by taking down Roller multiple times and frustrating him with fast-paced scrambles.

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20. Anthony Pettis won the fight via submission in the second round.

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21. Anthony Pettis made his WEC debut at WEC 41, where he defeated Mike Campbell via first round triangle choke.

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22. Anthony Pettis was expected to make his promotional debut against Anthony Njokuani on April 5, 2009, at WEC 40.

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23. Anthony Pettis started training taekwondo and boxing at the age of 5.

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