Anthony Pettis, PFL

PFL light-weight Anthony Pettis has no plans of slowing down anytime quickly.

‘Showtime’ is ready to return at PFL 5 this Friday towards UFC-veteran Stevie Ray. The return shall be his first battle since his submission victory towards Myles Value at PFL 3 final month. If Pettis scores a win over Ray, he’ll ebook himself a spot within the PFL playoffs.

The 35-year-old is in his second season as a PFL light-weight. His first season noticed him go 0-2, shedding to Clay Collard and Raush Manfio final yr. His shedding streak, mixed with him starting his personal MMA promotion final yr, led many to suppose Pettis was on the backend of his profession.

Nonetheless, Anthony Pettis has no plans of hanging up the gloves in the meanwhile. At a PFL media day, the previous UFC light-weight champion mentioned his MMA future. It’s secure to say that Pettis isn’t targeted on the top of his run in any respect.

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Anthony Pettis
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“I don’t take into consideration an exit plan. I’m solely 35 years outdated. I did a lot early in my profession that folks simply keep in mind me from the start of the game. When this sport turned widespread and social media simply popped up, that’s once I was making my declare to fame. I’m nonetheless hungry, I’m nonetheless motivated, and I’m nonetheless coaching with a few of the better of the world. I do know my talent set. I nonetheless have much more to show.” (h/t Sherdog)

Anthony Pettis continued, “This season’s all about redemption. Final yr didn’t go my manner. I nonetheless love this sport. I feel combating is one thing that I used to be born to do. I’m making an attempt to go on the market and get this third belt.”

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