Thursday, December 2, 2021

Anthony Pettis Vs. Jeremy Stephens Booked For UFC 136

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Former WEC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis will attempt to pick up his first win since transferring over to the UFC as it was announced over the weekend that he will take on Jeremy Stephens in lightweight action at UFC 136.

Pettis was originally promised a shot at the UFC Lightweight title but a rematch and subsequent injuries to both Champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard forced Pettis off the sidelines and into a match against Clay Guida. Pettis would lose his UFC debut, along with his title shot, to Guida at UFC on Versus.

Stephens has won his last two fights and will look to further himself up the lightweight ladder when he takes on Pettis.

Ironically enough, Edgar and Maynard will finally fight their rematch in the main event of UFC 136 on October 8th in Houston.

Leave your feedback on this article by posting a comment directly below! You can also chat about the latest news in the MMANEWS.COM Forums and/or the MMANEWS.COM Facebook. If that wasn't enough, MMANEWS.COM is now on Twitter as well @mmanewsdotcom.

Thanks for visiting, a leading source for MMA News since 2002.
Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Google News.

Trending Articles

More Top Stories