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Duke Roufus: Stephen Thompson KO Was Anthony Pettis ‘At His Best’

Anthony Pettis certainly turned a lot of heads this past weekend at UFC Nashville. The former 155-pound champion jumped up to welterweight and knocked out two-time title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. This was "Showtime's" first fight at 170 pounds. He ended the night with a spectacular superman punch, bouncing off...

Stephen Thompson Details Memory Issues From KO Loss To Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis proved why he's called "Showtime" this past weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) in Nashville. The former lightweight champion defeated two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson with a spectacular second round knockout. Pettis used the momentum of the Octagon to bounce off and deliver a perfectly placed superman...

UFC Nashville Medical Suspensions: Anthony Pettis Among Fighters to Receive Lengthy Layoffs

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC Nashville, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions. UFC Nashville took place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The main...

Despite Missing Weight, Luis Pena Plans On Remaining At Featherweight

Despite missing weight, Luis Pena left UFC Nashville with an impressive unanimous decision win over Steven Peterson. Although some might have doubted his ability to remain at 145 pounds, Pena reveals he spoke to UFC officials and has decided to remain at the weight class (via MMA Junkie): “I actually...

Stephen Thompson Speaks On UFC Nashville Loss

Stephen Thompson was quick to provide an update following his UFC Nashville defeat. Last night (March 23), Thompson shared the Octagon with former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Thompson was the favorite as he was the third ranked welterweight, a division that was foreign to Pettis under the UFC banner....

Justin Willis Addresses Curtis Blaydes Following UFC Nashville Loss

Curtis Blaydes had never been one to trash talk, but at the close of his lopsided UFC Nashville victory over Justin Willis, Blaydes could not help himself. After defeating Justin Willis 30-27, 30,26, and 30-25 on the judges' scorecards, Wills let loose in the Octagon, rubbing rub it in after...

UFC Nashville Bonuses, Live Gate & Attendance Revealed

The UFC Nashville bonuses, live gate and attendance have been released. UFC Nashville took place inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Headlining the card was a welterweight clash between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis. It was Pettis who scored a second-round knockout victory. Pettis earned a $50,000 bonus for...

UFC Nashville Highlights: Randa Markos Taps Angela Hill

Randa Markos taps Angela Hill. The two fighters met in a women's strawweight bout at the UFC Nashville from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Markos fully has Hill’s back now and threatening with a rear-naked choke. Now an armbar from behind and got the tap. Peep the highlights...

Formiga: “Impossible” I Won’t Receive Title Shot After UFC Nashville

The flyweight division has been rumored to be reaching its demise any day now, but until that day comes, fighters in the division are continuing to make plans for the future. And that includes Jussier Formiga, who believes there is no way he will not be next in line...

UFC Nashville Results: Pettis Puts Thompson To Sleep

UFC on ESPN+ 6 went down tonight (Sat. March 23, 2019) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis jumped up to welterweight in the main event. He faced two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. In the co-main event, Curtis Blaydes took...

Luis Pena Apologizes For Missing Weight Ahead Of UFC Nashville

Luis Pena missed weight for his featherweight bout against Steven Peterson for the UFC’s Nashville event. Pena was also the only on the card that missed weight and that is usually a blemish that follow a fighter’s career with the unforgiving fans of mixed martial arts. Recognizing this, Pena...

UFC Nashville Weigh-In Faceoffs (Video)

Tomorrow night (Sat. March 23, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 6 goes down from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. In the main event of the night, two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson makes his return. He'll welcome ex-UFC lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis to 170 pounds. Also, heavyweights Curtis...

Anthony Pettis Reveals Why He Won’t Fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has no interest in fighting teammate Ben Askren. "Showtime" is jumping up to welterweight this weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) against two-time 170-pound title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. The move to welterweight opens up a ton of fun match-ups for Pettis. However, one fight...

UFC Nashville Predictions: Thompson vs. Pettis

UFC Nashville Predictions Confidence Level Scale 1: Gun to the head, forced to choose  2: Minimum confidence 3-4: A small level of confidence 5-6: Significantly clearer path to victory for one person. Possible side bet. 7 – Strong confidence. Bet worthy. 8-9: Extremely confident. Foundation bet worthy. 10 – If I’m wrong, I question everything I...

UFC Nashville Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set, One Scale Fail

UPDATE: The UFC Nashville weigh-in results are in. The main event is official with both Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis making weight. Luis Pena was the only fighter on the card to miss weight. The UFC Nashville weigh-in results are coming at you live today (March 22). Tomorrow night, UFC Nashville...