Is Anthony Pettis related to Sergio Pettis?

Is Anthony Pettis related to Sergio Pettis?

Pettis went to Pius XI High School. He is the younger brother of former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis. His mother is Mexican and his father was Puerto Rican.

Who is Anthony Pettis brother?

Sergio Pettis
Ray Pettis
Anthony Pettis/Brothers

Where is Anthony Pettis parents from?

Pettis was born on January 27, 1987, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Annette (née Garcia) and Eugene Pettis Jr. He grew up in the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along with his older brother, Reynaldo Pettis and younger brother, Sergio Pettis, who fights in the flyweight division.

What is Pettis fighting style?

Mixed martial arts
KickboxingBrazilian jiu-jitsuTaekwondoCapoeira
Anthony Pettis/Martial arts

How old was Anthony Pettis when he started MMA?

When he went to train mixed martial arts at Roufusport at the age of 18, he had already a 3rd degree black belt in taekwondo. He later trained in capoeira. On November 12, 2003, Pettis’s father was stabbed to death by a robber at a friend’s house. Anthony Pettis made his professional MMA debut in December 2007.

Who are the Kickboxers that Anthony Pettis trains with?

Pettis is coached by kickboxer and MMA trainer Duke Roufus and is a member of Roufusport where he trains with fighters Alan Belcher, Erik Koch, Ben Rothwell, Ben Askren, and Danny Downes.

Who was Anthony Pettis supposed to fight in UFC 223?

Pettis accepted the opportunity to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 for the lightweight championship on a day’s notice with the hope of getting $1,000,000 for the fight. The UFC declined to pay him this much money and the deal fell through.

Who are the business partners of Anthony Pettis?

Along with business partners Duke Roufus and Scott Joffe, Pettis owns the Roufusport MMA Academy and the Showtime Sports Bar in Milwaukee. He also owns the ASP Barbershop in Milwaukee. Anthony and his ex-girlfriend Alexandra have a daughter named Aria, born in July 2011.