Anthony Pettis Biography

( 1987 - )
August 14, 2019
First published on:November 12, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Anthony Pettis

Date of Birth: 1987, January 27
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: capricorn
Birth Name Anthony Paul Pettis
Birth Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Famous Name Show Time
Father Eugene Pettis Jr
Mother Annette Garcia
Net Worth $2 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Currently Working For UFC
School attended Dominican High School
Currently Married N/A
Children 1
Affair with Alexandra
Girlfriend Lisette Gadzuric

Anthony Pettis is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the lightweight division of American MMA promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is currently ranked as #8th fighter in the UFC Lightweight rankings.

Anthony Pettis is best known as the former UFC Lightweight Champion and WEC Lightweight champion. Famous for his creative striking abilities, Pettis is also a world-class Brazilian Jiujitsu styled grappler in the UFC Lightweight division. Continue to read for information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, girlfriend, family and more. 

How Much Is Anthony Pettis Net Worth In 2019?

Anthony Pettis has earned a great deal from his MMA career. His outstanding performance paid him a fortune amount of salary. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Pettis has a disclosed career earning of $1.5 million.

 Besides, the MMA fighter also owns a Roufusport MMA Academy and Showtime Sports Bar in Milwaukee. His business partners are Duke Roufus and Scott Joffe.

Pettis also owns a barbershop in Milwaukee. He has been featured in a Form Athletics commercial and on June 30, 2014, he agreed to a sponsorship deal with Reebok. 

Anthony Pettis Personal life; Who is his Girlfriend?

Anthony Pettis is currently in a relationship with girlfriend Lisette Gadzuric. She is a professional model. The two have been together for some time now. The couple is very much in love and they are supportive of each other.

Pettis is a loyal partner and there have been no rumors regarding their separation so far. The two have posted many pictures of them together on their Instagram pages.

 
 
 
 
 
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Before dating Lisette Gadzuric, Anthony Pettis was in a relationship with Alexandra. His relationship with Alexandra lasted for some years. He also has a daughter named Aria from his ex-girlfriend. She was born in July 2011. 

Pettis is a caring and loving father. He spends a lot of time with her. Pettis is living a happy life with his girlfriend and daughter.

Anthony Pettis Facts

Anthony Pettis has a great physique. He has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches that are around 1.78m and his body weight is 66 kg.

Anthony has also earned a Certificate of Achievement by the Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker. He has quite a fan following on his social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter. 

Anthony Pettis Early Life

Anthony Pettis was born on January 27, 1987, and this makes his age 32 years at this moment. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to Puerto Rican and Mexican ancestry. His birth sign is Aquarius.

His parents are Annette Garcia and Eugene Pettis Jr. Anthony Pettis is not the single child of his parents. He has two brothers. Pettis went to Dominican High School. At the age of 5, he started professional fight training in taekwondo and boxing. Pettis also wrestled during his collegiate career. At the age of 18, he had a 3rd-degree black belt in taekwondo.

Anthony Pettis MMA Career

Anthony Pettis made his professional debut in MMA on Dec 2007. He was also a professional kickboxer. He is popular for his smooth and technical fighting style as well as athletic feats and the wide range of techniques. Pettis was trained by Duke Roufus.

Anthony Pettis made his World Extreme Cagefighting debut at WEC 41 where he defeated Mike Campbell via triangle choke. Pettis suffered his first professional loss against Bart Palaszewski in 2009. His last fight at WEC was against Benson Henderson which ended in a win for Pettis as he delivered a right leg head kick that dropped Henderson to the canvas. The kick became popular as the Showtime Kick.

YouTube: ANthony Pettis Highlights

After UFC and WEC merged, Anthony Pettis, made his UFC debut against Clay Guida and lost the fight. He went on to become the Lightweight champion after beating Ben Henderson via armbar submission in 2013. Pettis lost the title to Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision at UFC 185. 

Pettis has won against fighters like Jeremy Stephens, Donald Cerrone, Jim Miller, and Michael Chiesa among others. On the other hand, he has been defeated by Max Holloway, Eddie Alvarez, Edson Barboza, and others.

 
 
 
 
 
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Any top 10 light weights ready to go October 6th holla at ya boy!!! #teampettis #pruviteveryday

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Most recently, the MMA fighter faced off Tony Ferguson but lost the bout via a TKO (corner stoppage) due to a broken hand on October 6, 2018, at UFC 229 - Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor. It became the fight of the night. His next bout has not been announced yet. 

 


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