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January 27, 1987 (age 33)
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 the likes of Benson Henderson, Donald Cerrone, Charles Oliveira, and Jeremy Stephens. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Anthony Pettis Net Worth Summary
He won the UFC Lightweight Championship and had the Submission of the Night over Benson Henderson in August 2013. Anthony Pettis had the Performance of the Night in December 2014 over Gilbert Melendez and lost the title to Rafael dos Anjos in March 2015. He lost to Dustin Poirier in November 2017 in the Fight of the Night and had the Performance of the Night in a win over Michael Chiesa in July 2018. Anthony Pettis lost to Tony Ferguson in October 2018 in the Fight of the Night and had the Performance of the Night in a win over Stephen Thompson in March 2019. He lost to Nate Diaz in August 2019 to bring his record to 22-9. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
ANTHONY PETTIS Basic Information
Date of Birth / Age
January 27, 1987 (age 33)
Source of Wealth / Profession
Mixed Martial Artist
Salary / Winnings
ANTHONY PETTIS Personal Information
Nationality /Citizenship/ Country
ANTHONY PETTIS Body Features & Measurements
ANTHONY PETTIS Family Information
Brother & Sister's
Reynaldo Pettis (Older Brother), Sergio Pettis (Younger Brother) (Mixed Martial Artist)
Marital Status / Married
Eugenio Pérez (Grandfather)
ANTHONY PETTIS Education Qualifications
Dominican High School
ANTHONY PETTIS Career Information
What to Do
Mixed Martial Artist
ANTHONY PETTIS Social Networks, Web Links
Who Is ANTHONY PETTIS
Pettis faced Eddie Alvarez on January 17, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 81. Although dominating the stand-up, he lost the fight by split decision. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis faced Edson Barboza on April 23, 2016, at UFC 197. Pettis lost the fight via unanimous decision. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
On the heels of a three-fight losing streak, Pettis announced in June 2016 his intention to drop to featherweight for his next fight. Pettis fought Charles Oliveira in his featherweight debut on August 27, 2016, at UFC on Fox 21. Pettis won the fight via guillotine choke in the 3rd round. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis faced Max Holloway for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship on December 10, 2016, at UFC 206. At the weigh-ins, Pettis came in at 148 pounds, three pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 lbs. for a championship fight. As a result, in the event that Pettis were to win the fight with Holloway, he would be ineligible for the UFC championship. Pettis was also fined 20% of his purse, which went to Holloway and the bout proceeded at a catchweight. Pettis is the first fighter to miss weight for a UFC championship bout since Travis Lutter at UFC 67 in February 2007. He lost the fight via TKO in the third round. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Anthony Pettis' Family :
Pettis was born on January 27, 1987, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Annette (née Garcia) and Eugene Pettis Jr. He grew up in the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along with his older brother, Reynaldo Pettis and younger brother, Sergio Pettis, who fights in the flyweight division. Pettis is of Puerto Rican and Mexican ancestry. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Anthony Pettis' Education:
His grandfather, Eugenio Pérez, Anglicized the family name from Pérez to Pettis to avoid discrimination. Pettis attended Dominican High School. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
He started training taekwondo and boxing at the age of 5. In college he also started wrestling. When he went to train mixed martial arts at Roufusport at the age of 18, he had already a 3rd degree black belt in taekwondo. He later trained in capoeira.
Anthony Pettis' Career in Finance:
In October 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As part of the merger, a majority of the WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis was expected to face the winner of Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, which took place at UFC 125. However, the bout was declared a draw, and Edgar–Maynard 3 was scheduled for UFC 130, but both fighters sustained injuries before the fight, which was postponed. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Instead of waiting for the winner of Edgar/Maynard 3, Pettis faced Clay Guida on June 4 at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. Despite repeatedly getting taken down by Guida, Pettis showed good defense off his back, controlling Guida's wrists and attempting multiple submissions, while taking little damage, even securing Guida's back. However, Guida was able to escape and in return secured Pettis's back to end the third round ultimately giving Guida the victory via unanimous decision.
Pettis defeated Jeremy Stephens via split decision on October 8 at UFC 136 in a closely contested bout. Pettis used superior wrestling to control Stephens which was especially showcased in round 2, where he was able to take Stephens down three times. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis faced Joe Lauzon on February 25 at UFC 144. He won the fight via first-round KO, with a head kick followed by punches. His performance earned Knockout of the Night honors. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
After spending the majority of 2012 recovering from a litany of injuries, Pettis faced Donald Cerrone on January 26, 2013, at UFC on Fox 6. Pettis won the fight by TKO in the first round, finishing Cerrone with a kick to the body. The performance also earned Pettis Knockout of the Night honors. After the victory, Dana White said he was "sold" on Pettis and admitted that after Benson Henderson against Gilbert Melendez on UFC on Fox 7, Pettis was to be the next to fight for the lightweight title. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Anthony Pettis' Net Worth Details & History:
On February 5, it was announced that Pettis would not wait for a title shot at lightweight, and would instead be dropping down to 145 pounds to challenge featherweight champion, José Aldo on August 3 at UFC 163. However, on June 14, Dana White announced that Pettis had pulled out of the Aldo bout with a serious knee injury, and that Aldo would instead defend the title against Chan Sung Jung. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
A few weeks later after a quick recovery, it was announced on July 12 that Pettis would receive a UFC lightweight title shot as he replaced an injured TJ Grant against Benson Henderson on August 31 at UFC 164. The fight was a rematch from the last WEC event, WEC 53, where Henderson was defeated by Pettis via unanimous decision. Pettis defeated Henderson via armbar submission in the first round. The win also earned Pettis his first Submission of the Night bonus award in the UFC. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis was expected to make his first title defense against TJ Grant on December 14 at UFC on Fox 9. However, Grant revealed in mid-September that he had yet to be medically cleared after suffering a concussion in training and would not be eligible to compete on December 14. Pettis was then expected to face Josh Thomson at the event. However, the bout was canceled in mid-November after Pettis pulled out of the bout citing a knee injury. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
José Aldo again was in talks to fight Pettis after defending his title against Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169. At the post-fight press conference, Aldo expressed interest to move up and fight Pettis at 155 lbs. However, those plans were quickly refuted as Pettis was selected to serve as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter 20, opposite Gilbert Melendez and the two would face each other at UFC 181 on December 6, 2014. Pettis won the fight via guillotine choke in the second round, becoming the first man to finish Melendez. He also earned a Performance of the Night bonus award. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis faced Rafael dos Anjos on March 14 at UFC 185. Dos Anjos won the bout via unanimous decision in a dominant fashion. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.
Pettis was expected to face Myles Jury on July 25, 2015, at UFC on Fox 16. However, Pettis pulled out of the bout citing another injury and was replaced by Edson Barboza. Anthony Pettis Net Worth is $3 Million.