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Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis Signs PFL – MMA Sports

It didn’t take long Anthony Pettis To find a new home: “Showtime” is coming to the PFL.

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Petis will be competing in the PFL in the 2021 season for £ 155. PFL Announce news Wednesday immediately after the promotion partner ESPN reported.

Petis (24-10) unanimously defeated Alex Morono in the UFC deal last Saturday. UFC Fight Night 183..

Petis Talked openly about his imminent free agent Before the fight, and on Tuesday UFC Departure Announced.. It didn’t take long for Petis to sign PFL. This is a promotion that operates on a system similar to major team sports, including regular season fights, playoffs, and $ 1 million to championship winners in each weight class. As Scott Coker, president of promotion, Pettis thought that Bellator could also be a suitor. Showed interest in MMA junkie on Tuesday night..

Petis won the WEC Lightweight Championship at WEC 53, the final event of the promotion in December 2010. The famous “Showtime Kick” In the last few seconds of Benson Henderson, he sealed the scorecard deal in a close battle. In 2013, Pettis submitted Henderson at UFC 164 in his hometown of Milwaukee to win the UFC lightweight belt and lost to Raphael Dos Anjos in 2015.

Petis struggled to regain his stride from there and fought everywhere from featherweight to welterweight, but finished his second consecutive UFC win.

No Petis date or first opponent has been nominated. The PFL 2021 season will begin on April 23 in Las Vegas.


– MMA Sports

Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis Signs PFL

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/12/mma-news-anthony-pettis-signs-with-pfl Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis Signs PFL

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