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Anthony Pettis vs Josh Thomson Headlines UFC On Fox 9

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Anthony Pettis became the UFC lightweight champion a little over two weeks ago at UFC 164 when he defeated Benson Henderson. Pettis has a date and an opponent for his first title defense. Pettis will be squaring off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson in the main event of UFC on Fox 9 on Saturday, December 14. Thomson last ... Read More »

Anthony Pettis Out About Two Months, Will Fight TJ Grant Next

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Anthony Pettis had stated after UFC 164 on Saturday night that he had heard a pop in his knee. Everyone can breath a little bit easier now as an MRI revealed yesterday that Pettis has a Grade 2 knee sprain and will be sidelined for about seven to eight weeks. That news was broken by UFC President Dana White who ... Read More »

UFC 164 Medical Suspensions With Anthony Pettis Out Indefinitely

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UFC 164 took place on Saturday Night with Anthony Pettis submitting Benson Henderson to capture the UFC lightweight championship. BetweenTheRopes.com contacted the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to receive the medical suspensions and official results from this past Saturday’s card. Here the medical suspensions from Saturday’s UFC 164: Al Iaquinta suspended for 45 days; lacerations to nose an ... Read More »

UFC News: Dana White Says Anthony Pettis Injured His Knee In His Title Win Against Benson Henderson

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Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis called out UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo after his win over Benson Henderson at UFC 164 last night. It looks like the brakes need to be pumped a little bit on that for now. During the UFC 164 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White said that Pettis’s knee popped during the fight. ... Read More »

UFC News: Anthony Pettis, Chad Mendes, Pascal Krauss and Hyun Gyu Lim Earn $50,000 Bonuses

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UFC 164 took place moments ago in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Anthony Pettis defeating Benson Henderson by verbal submission to win the UFC lightweight championship in the main event. After every UFC event, the UFC hands out fight bonuses for their efforts. Fight bonuses went to Pettis for submission of the night over Henderson, Chad Mendes got knockout of the night ... Read More »

UFC News: Anthony Pettis Defeats Benson Henderson To Win The UFC Lightweight Title

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Anthony Pettis was telling the world the rematch with Benson Henderson wouldn’t go five rounds. He was right on the mark as Pettis defeated Henderson in the main event of UFC 164 to win the UFC lightweight championship by verbal submission (armbar) at 4:31 of the first round. The fight started with the former champion pushing Pettis into the cage ... Read More »

UFC Podcast: UFC 164 Preview

In today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Crawford preview tonight’s UFC 164 featuring the main event between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis, with the co-main event of Josh Barnett facing off with Frank Mir. The guys also recap UFC Fight Night 27 from Wednesday night and what is ... Read More »

UFC Video: First Fight Between Anthony Pettis and Benson Henderson

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Tonight at UFC 164, the main event is a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with Anthony Pettis. These two squared off at the final WEC event, WEC 53 in December of 2010. It was a very close fight going into the fifth and final round, with Pettis landing the “Showtime Kick” late in the round to ... Read More »

UFC Video: Countdown To UFC 164

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UFC 164 takes place tonight from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event features a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis. The co-feature is a bout between two former UFC heavyweight champions as Josh Barnett battles Frank Mir. For every UFC pay-per-view, the UFC produces a countdown show that ... Read More »

UFC Video: UFC 164 Weigh-In Video

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Fighters took the scale yesterday before they fight today at UFC 164. The weigh-ins took place where the event is tonight, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. All 24 fighters on the card made weight. The main event of tonight’s UFC 164 is a rematch featuring UFC lightweight Benson Henderson facing off with former WEC lightweight champion Anthony ... Read More »

UFC Video: UFC 164 Pre-Fight Press Conference

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The UFC returns to pay-per-view for the first time in four weeks on Saturday for UFC 164. The event takes place at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event will feature a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off against Anthony Pettis. The two squared off at the final WEC show in December 2010 ... Read More »

Video: Preview of Tonight’s “Bellator MMA Unrivaled: The Russian Invasion”

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Bellator MMA One thing people about watching Bellator MMA is a great crop Russian fighters. Tonight on Spike TV, you will learn a little bit more about the fighters as the promotion debuts, “Bellator MMA Unrivaled: The Russian Invasion”. The half-hour premieres at 11.p.m. ET/PT. The show will feature Russian fighters like: (including Alexander Volkov, Alexander Shlemenkoï‚Ž, Andrey Koreshkov and ... Read More »