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Anthony Pettis
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Anthony Pettis in 2016
Born Anthony Paul Pettis
January 27, 1987 (1987-01-27) (age 34)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Nickname(s) Showtime
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Division Welterweight (170 lbs) (2008, 2019–2020)
Lightweight (155 lbs) (2007–2016, 2017–2018, 2020, 2021–present)
Featherweight (145 lbs) (2016)
Reach 72 12 in (184 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Team Roufusport
Trainer Duke Roufus
Rank 3rd dan black belt in Taekwondo
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Daniel Wanderley
Years active 2007–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 36
Wins 24
By knockout 11
By submission 7
By decision 6
Losses 12
By knockout 2
By submission 2
By decision 8
Amateur record
Total 1
Wins 1
By knockout 1
Other information
Notable relatives Sergio Pettis (brother)
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Anthony Paul Pettis (born January 27, 1987) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is currently signed to the Professional Fighters League. Pettis formerly fought in the Welterweight, Lightweight, and Featherweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former UFC Lightweight Champion. Pettis was also the final WEC Lightweight Champion prior to the promotion being merged into the UFC. He holds notable victories over Benson Henderson (2×), Gilbert Melendez, Donald Cerrone (2×), Charles Oliveira, Stephen Thompson, Michael Chiesa and Jeremy Stephens.

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