Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has decided to pass on his talents to the PFL and has signed a promotion as a free agent.
Petis announced on Tuesday that he would break up with the UFC and test free agents... Pettis recently said his brother Sergio Pettis was in Bellator, so many fans and the media thought he might sign there too. However, Petis is now in a deal with PFL, including former UFC champions Fabricio Verdham and Rory Macdonald. ESPN’s Ariel Herwani We reported the latest news about Petis on Wednesday.
Anthony Pettis has agreed to a new deal with PFL, according to multiple sources.
Former UFC and WEC lightweight champions are part of the 2021 season of promotion and will compete in the lightweight category.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 23, 2020
Anthony Pettis has agreed to a new deal with PFL, according to multiple sources. Former UFC and WEC lightweight champions are part of the 2021 season of promotion and will compete in the lightweight category.
It’s not always surprising that the PFL signed Petis. After all, the PFL is one of the biggest players in North American MMA after the UFC and Bellator, and the PFL is about to make a big leap towards the third season of 2021. After signing McDonald’s and VerdhamBringing another former UFC champion like Petis is a great move for the PFL. But the timing is pretty amazing, as Petis just beat Alex Morono at the UFC Vegas 17 last weekend. In less than a week he is now in the PFL.
At PFL, Petis will return to lightweight and will probably be competing in the next £ 155 tournament of the promotion. Not only is Petis guaranteed a purse for his PFL fight, but if he wins a lightweight tournament, he also has the opportunity to compete for the $ 1 million grand prize. Overall, it looks like a great deal for Petis and the PFL. In addition, after spending 10 years as one of the UFC stars, he made a fresh start.
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