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Anthony Pettis Biography

Anthony Paul Pettis is best known as an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the welterweight and lightweight divisions. He's a former UFC Lightweight Champion. Anthony Pettis was born on January 27, 1987. He grew up on the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along with his two brothers, Reynaldo Pettis, and Sergio Pettis, who fought in the Flyweight Division. Pettis is a Puerto Rican and a Mexican ancestor. His grandfather, Eugenio Pérez, anglicized the name of his family from Pérez to Pettis in order to avoid discrimination. Pettis was attending Dominican High School. He began training in taekwondo and boxing at the age of 5. He also began wrestling in college. When he went to Raufusport to train mixed martial arts at the age of 18, he was already wearing a 3rd-degree black belt in taekwondo. He was later trained in capoeira. On November 12, 2003, Pettis' father was stabbed to death by a robber in a friend's home.

Anthony Pettis Biography

Anthony Pettis Age, Nationality, Bio & Wiki

Date of Birth1987, January 27
Age33 years old
Birth NationUnited States
Height5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Signcapricorn
Birth NameAnthony Paul Pettis
Birth PlaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Famous NameShow Time
FatherEugene Pettis Jr
MotherAnnette Garcia
Net Worth$3 million
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Currently Working ForUFC
School attendedDominican High School
Currently MarriedN/A
Affair withAlexandra
GirlfriendLisette Gadzuric

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Anthony Pettis Nickname


Anthony Pettis High School Education

He attended Dominican High School.

Anthony Pettis Career

Mixed Martial Artist

Anthony Pettis Height, Weight, Body Measurement & Zodiac

Anthony Pettis is known as an MMA Player. He is 5 feet & 8 inches tall. His weight is 78 kg. His body measurements are not still confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Anthony Pettis Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Anthony Pettis UFC Stats

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • UFC Lightweight Championship (One time)
      • One successful title defense
    • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson
    • Knockout of the Night (Two times) vs. Joe Lauzon and Donald Cerrone
    • Submission of the Night (One time) vs. Benson Henderson
    • Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Gilbert Melendez, Michael Chiesa, and Stephen Thompson
  • World Extreme Cagefighting
    • WEC Lightweight Championship (One time; last)
    • Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Danny Castillo
    • Submission of the Night (One time) vs. Shane Roller
    • Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Benson Henderson
  • Gladiators Fighting Series
    • GFS Lightweight Championship (One time)
    • One successful title defense
  • FIGHT! Magazine
    • 2010 Newcomer of the Year
  • Inside MMA
    • 2013 Male Fighter of the Year Bazzie Award
  • MMAFighting.com
    • 2010 Fight of the Year vs. Benson Henderson on December 16
  • Sherdog
    • 2010 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
    • 2010 All-Violence First Team
    • 2013 All-Violence First Team
  • USA Today
    • 2010 Fight of the Year vs. Benson Henderson on December 16
  • MMAJunkie.com
    • 2019 March Knockout of the Month vs. Stephen Thompson
  • World MMA Awards
    • 2018 Fight of the Year vs. Tony Ferguson

Anthony Pettis MMA Record

Professional record breakdownHide
33 matches23 wins10 losses
By knockout112
By submission72
By decision56
Win23–10Donald CerroneDecision (unanimous)UFC 249May 9, 202035:00Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Loss22–10Carlos Diego FerreiraSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 246January 18, 202021:46Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesLightweight bout.
Loss22–9Nate DiazDecision (unanimous)UFC 241August 17, 201935:00Los Angeles, California, United States
Win22–8Stephen ThompsonKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. PettisMarch 23, 201924:55Nashville, Tennessee, United StatesReturn to Welterweight. Performance of the Night.
Loss21–8Tony FergusonTKO (corner stoppage)UFC 229October 6, 201825:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFight of the Night.
Win21–7Michael ChiesaSubmission (triangle armbar)UFC 226July 7, 201820:52Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesCatchweight (157.5 lbs) bout; Chiesa missed weight. Performance of the Night.
Loss20–7Dustin PoirierSubmission (body triangle)UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. PettisNovember 11, 201732:08Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesFight of the Night.
Win20–6Jim MillerDecision (unanimous)UFC 213July 8, 201735:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesReturn to Lightweight.
Loss19–6Max HollowayTKO (body kick and punches)UFC 206December 10, 201634:50Toronto, Ontario, CanadaFor the interim UFC Featherweight Championship. Pettis missed weight (148 lbs) and was ineligible to win the title.
Win19–5Charles OliveiraSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC on Fox: Maia vs. ConditAugust 27, 201631:49Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaFeatherweight debut.
Loss18–5Edson BarbozaDecision (unanimous)UFC 197April 23, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss18–4Eddie AlvarezDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. CruzJanuary 17, 201635:00Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Loss18–3Rafael dos AnjosDecision (unanimous)UFC 185March 15, 201555:00Dallas, Texas, United StatesLost the UFC Lightweight Championship.
Win18–2Gilbert MelendezSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 181December 6, 201421:53Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesDefended the UFC Lightweight Championship. Performance of the Night.
Win17–2Benson HendersonSubmission (armbar)UFC 164August 31, 201314:31Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesWon the UFC Lightweight Championship. Submission of the Night.
Win16–2Donald CerroneKO (body kick)UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. DodsonJanuary 26, 201312:35Chicago, Illinois, United StatesKnockout of the Night.
Win15–2Joe LauzonKO (head kick and punches)UFC 144February 26, 201211:21Saitama, JapanKnockout of the Night.
Win14–2Jeremy StephensDecision (split)UFC 136October 8, 201135:00Houston, Texas, United States
Loss13–2Clay GuidaDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos FinaleJune 4, 201135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13–1Benson HendersonDecision (unanimous)WEC 53December 16, 201055:00Glendale, Arizona, United StatesWon the WEC Lightweight Championship. Fight of the Night.
Win12–1Shane RollerSubmission (triangle choke)WEC 50August 18, 201034:51Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesSubmission of the Night.
Win11–1Alex KaralexisSubmission (triangle choke)WEC 48April 24, 201021:35Sacramento, California, United States
Win10–1Danny CastilloKO (head kick and punches)WEC 47March 6, 201012:27Columbus, Ohio, United StatesKnockout of the Night.
Loss9–1Bart PalaszewskiDecision (split)WEC 45December 19, 200935:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–0Mike CampbellSubmission (triangle choke)WEC 41June 7, 200911:49Sacramento, California, United StatesReturn to Lightweight.
Win8–0Gabe WalbridgeTKO (punches)GFS: Season's BeatingsDecember 13, 200810:56Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesWelterweight debut.
Win7–0Jay EllisTKO (submission to punches)GFS 55October 4, 200811:12Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesDefended the GFS Lightweight Championship.
Win6–0Sherron LeggettDecision (split)GFS: Fight ClubJune 21, 200835:00Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesWon the GFS Lightweight Championship.
Win5–0Mike LambrechtKO (head kick)GFS: Knockout KingsMarch 29, 200811:49Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win4–0George BarrazzaTKO (body kick and punches)GFS: The WarriorsFebruary 16, 200812:31Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win3–0Michael SkinnerSubmission (submission to punches)GFS: Seasons BeatingsDecember 1, 200710:36Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win2–0Lonny AmdahlTKO (injury)GFS: Rumble in the CageAugust 17, 200710:12Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Win1–0Tom ErspamerTKO (punches)GFS: Super BrawlJanuary 27, 200710:24Wisconsin, United States

Anthony Pettis Married, Wife

Anthony maried with Lisette Gadzuric & had 1 child.

Anthony Pettis Family & Relatives

  • Father – Eugene Pettis Jr.
  • Mother – Annette (née Garcia)
  • Siblings – Reynaldo Pettis (Older Brother), Sergio Pettis (Younger Brother) (Mixed Martial Artist)
  • Others – Eugenio Pérez (Grandfather)


Anthony Pettis defeated Jeremy Stephens in a split decision match on October 8, 2011 at UFC 136.

Anthony Pettis Net Worth

Anthony Pettis is an MMA player. The main and primary source of his income comes from MMA. Let’s check how rich Anthony Pettis is in 2020?

Net Worth 2020$3 million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source MMA(profession)
Anthony Pettis Net Worth

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