Anthony Pettis to make featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira at UFC Vancouver Aug. 27th

Its has been confirmed by FOX Sports that former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will make his Featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver, Canada August 27th.

A week ago Anthony Pettis confirmed that he will be making the move to featherweight in a Instagram post below.

Back to work @sixgungibson @izzystylewrestling @sergiopettis @tussagb #teampettis #145intheworks

A photo posted by Anthony Pettis (@showtimepettis) on

The former UFC/WEC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis has a MMA record of (18–5) and has won one out of his last four fights. Pettis holds notable wins over Gilbert Melendez, Benson Henderson, Jeremy Stephens, Donald Cerrone and Joe Lauzon. His latest fight was a lightweight bout against Edson Barboza where he lost via unanimous decision at UFC 197 this past April.

Charles Oliveira has a MMA record (21-5-1) and a UFC record of (9-5-1). Oliveira’s latest fight was against Myles Jury where he won via submission guillotine choke in Round 1 at UFC on Fox 17 back in December of 2015.


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