Tag Archives: Anthony Pettis

The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

The UFC lightweight division is officially a mess. The champion Frankie Edgar was scheduled to face top contender Gray Maynard at UFC 130 on May 28th, but injuries to both guys have forced that fight to be postponed. Depending on … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem: Roufusport

When people think about top mixed martial arts trainers and training camps perhaps they think about Greg Jackson at Jackson’s Submission Fighting, Randy Couture’s Xtreme Couture, or Team Quest in Oregon.  However, I believe that one of the best camps … Continue reading

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WEC Lightweights vs. UFC Lightweights

Many people have said that the WEC lightweights could not compete against the UFC lightweights. Many people have wanted to see the top WEC lightweights compete against the UFC’s lightweights. We often wonder how will Anthony Pettis, Ben Henderson and … Continue reading

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N.O.W (News of the Week) For Jan. 9-14, 2011

MMA News: Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos Named TUF 13 coaches Strikeforce Grand Prix fights will be 3 rounds, all non-title fights. UFC holds a press conference in New York City making another push for the legalization of MMA … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Lightweight Rankings (January 2011)

Lightweight 1. Frank Edgar 2. Gray Maynard 3. B.J. Penn 4. Gilbert Melendez 5. Kenny Florian 6. Eddie Alvarez 7. Shinya Aoki 8. Evan Dunham 9. George Sotiropolous 10. Jim Miller 11. Anthony Pettis 12. Clay Guida 13. Sean Sherk … Continue reading

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10 Fights to Watch in the UFC in 2011

We can never know how a year will unfold.  There are many outcomes which we could see take place, however the first half of 2011 is not too far down the road and we can start to see what fights … Continue reading

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WEC 50 Taking Shape Nicely

WEC 50 is set for August 18 in Las Vegas and the event appears to be a good one. It looks to be headlined by a bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Joseph Benavidez. Cruz won the … Continue reading

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