The black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis entered this fight with a record of 22-10-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 lightweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Anthony Pettis); after this fight he has lost to Nate Diaz (Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz) and Carlos Diego Ferreira (Anthony Pettis vs Carlos Diego Ferreira).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone, has an official mma record of 36-14-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.20 welterweight but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Tony Ferguson (Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone), Justin Gaethje (Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje) and Conor McGregor (Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone); before these fights he had defeated Al Iaquinta (Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone). In their first bout Anthony had beat Cerrone via tko (January 26, 2013 – Donald Cerrone vs Anthony Pettis I); this second bout is on the undercard of Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje – UFC 249. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC 249 fight card (main fights):
Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje
Henry Cejudo vs Dominick Cruz
Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Jeremy Stephens vs Calvin Kattar
Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro
Anthony Pettis vs Donald Cerrone 2
Alexey Oleynik vs Fabricio Werdum
Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson
Pettis’ previous fight: Anthony Pettis vs Carlos Diego Ferreira
Cerrone’s previous fight: Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone
Cerrone’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Niko Price
Pettis vs Cerrone 2 Fight Video:
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