1. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

Anthony Pettis: No more Mr Nice Guy

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MMAfanWA, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. MMAfanWA Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2012
    Messages:
    2,245
    Likes Received:
    0
    Former WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (15-2) says he’s done sitting back and waiting for his UFC title shot. Amid reports that Gil Melendez (21-2) is getting an immediate title fight against Benson Henderson (18-2), ”Showtime” said it was time he got the respect he deserved. Pettis told MMA Weekly he believed his fight with Donald Cerrone (19-4) should be a #1 contender bout.

    From www.mmaliveshere.com
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013
  2. SimonNova Worship and forget

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2012
    Messages:
    25,932
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Qc City
    Good approach Mr. Pettis.
     
  3. The Dinosaur Green Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2011
    Messages:
    965
    Likes Received:
    0
    please just don't get injured again.
     
  4. Lost Limb** Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2012
    Messages:
    2,371
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Sunnyvale Trailer Park
    Actions speak louder than words, Anthony.
     
  5. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2004
    Messages:
    29,756
    Likes Received:
    39
    this really is one of my most anticipated fights in a long time. can't wait.
     
  6. jojo Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2002
    Messages:
    10,465
    Likes Received:
    0
    I would be pissed too if I had to wait on two more fighters to get their shot before I did.
     
  7. Cameron92107 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2010
    Messages:
    233
    Likes Received:
    0
    He knows he lost to Guida right?
     
  8. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2004
    Messages:
    106,584
    Likes Received:
    155
    I like Pettis but this comment is bs. Dude has only fought three times in the UFC and one of those was against Jeremy Stephens.
     
  9. kmacizdabest** Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Messages:
    289
    Likes Received:
    0
    pettis got robbed in that fight
     
  10. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2004
    Messages:
    106,584
    Likes Received:
    155
    [​IMG]
     
  11. 200x Better That's f*cking illegal!

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    2,242
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    He should be pissed. I don't think Gil or Eddie deserve the shot just yet.
     
  12. DaGenius Silver Belt

    Joined:
    May 25, 2008
    Messages:
    10,641
    Likes Received:
    0
    IF Pettis beats Cerrone then he can do the "sit out" and wait for a shot at bendo or gilbert.
     
  13. donfryguy Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    406
    Likes Received:
    0
    Tony Showtime wants another crack at Benderson! Oh ya!
     
  14. The Dinosaur Green Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2011
    Messages:
    965
    Likes Received:
    0
    true. also don't think he'd be saying the same thing about "guys from other orgs coming over / we're in the UFC and we're the best" if Maynard / Edgar 2 hadn't been a draw and he'd actually gotten his promised title shot.

    His situation coming from WEC was essentially the same as Gil's, only Gil has a richer resume.
     
  15. H33ZY Official Hayato Mach Sakurai Sex Tape Distributor

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2006
    Messages:
    4,974
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Toronto
    Yes! Pettis needs to fight some of the elite of the division.
     
  16. Godzilla3232 Red Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2006
    Messages:
    8,679
    Likes Received:
    0
    It must be frustrating to watch guys who have been fighting in softer leagues jump to the head of the line for unification or promotional reasons, but Pettis and Cowboy haven't exactly been smacking around top 5 guys.

    It's definitely a better approach to fight your way to the top instead of simply just waiting your turn.
     
  17. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2004
    Messages:
    106,584
    Likes Received:
    155
    You mean like Pettis was supposed to do after he won the WEC title?
     
  18. Joquis Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Messages:
    816
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Bloomington, IL
    hello mr. nice watch
     
  19. Godzilla3232 Red Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2006
    Messages:
    8,679
    Likes Received:
    0
    Not saying it doesn't work both ways; he's just on the rough end of that annoyance now. I don't feel bad for Pettis so much as I don't like the immediate title shots holding up a stacked division.
     
  20. born2killl Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2011
    Messages:
    3,188
    Likes Received:
    0
    "i'm tired of sitting and waiting?" um... i'm pretty sure your ass was injured. not waiting for an imaginary title shot.

    and i'm pretty sure pettis/cerrone already have a fight scheduled. Benson & melendez however do not. Does he expect benson & the LW championship to wait for him? is he that full of shit? or maybe duke roufus & his friends are putting these ridiculous ideas in his head.

    Here a thought: Beat cerrone, and ask for the winner of aprils championship match? at worst hes jockeying with 1 other guy (alvarez) for next dibbs. Not exactly johny hendricks/jim miller levels of waiting
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.