Anthony Pettis: I'm not dropping down to featherweight to fight Jose*Aldo
Just days after his manager was telling reporters he was considering a drop down to 145-pounds to fight UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis has made his immediate plans clear. |
"I'm not dropping to 145-pounds to fight Aldo," he tweeted. "155-pounds is my home and I'll get that belt soon."
Lofty aspirations, no doubt, but his optimism isn't exactly misplaced. The man currently holding the lightweight championship, Ben Henderson, is the very same man "Showtime" posterized with his "off-the-wall" kick at WEC 53 back in Dec. 2010.
Pettis took "Bendo's" lightweight title then; why couldn't he do so now?
for the rest of the interview. There's more to this little snippet.
Maybe the Korean Zombie is the only taker right now.