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Anthony Pettis Reveals Why He’s Moving Up To Welterweight

Anthony Pettis has explained why he's competing at 170 pounds for his next fight. Pettis will go one-on-one with Stephen Thompson in the main event of UFC Nashville on March 23. The news surprised many as Pettis, who has competed as a lightweight for the majority of his fighting career,...

Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis in the Works for UFC Nashville

A heavyweight scrap is reportedly in the works for UFC Nashville, featuring two ranked heavyweights in Curtis Blaydes (#4) and Justin Willis (#10). FloCombat broke the news earlier this week, though the bout remains unofficial. Curtis Blaydes was recently within striking distance of a potential world title opportunity heading towards...

Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis Set For March 23 (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed to MMA News that Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis is indeed the plan for UFC Nashville. A welterweight clash between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis is being reported. ESPN's Ariel Helwani was told by sources that Thompson vs. Pettis hasn't been signed, but is expected to be...