Sergio Pettis Getting Ready To Challenge For UFC Flyweight Title


Sergio Pettis has held MMA gold already in his career, as he is a former Resurrection Fighting Alliance Flyweight Champion.

The younger brother of former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis, Sergio has plans to become the UFC Flyweight Champion as well.

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“Obviously the whole goal is to be the champion,” Pettis told fans at a Q&A. “I’ve got to take my time and go through the rankings. I’ve got a lot of people in front of me I’ve got to get through and keep performing like I did in my last fight and keep getting comfortable in the octagon.”

If Sergio were to become a UFC champion one day, he and Anthony would become the first pair of brothers to hold both gold in the promotion. Pettis has suffered a few setbacks in the UFC, but he feels those will make him a better fighter in the end.

“Of course I would like to get those fights back, but I think those fights are necessary for my career,” Pettis said. “I feel like those losses made me realize how much I love the sport and the stuff I could work on to get better and better. A loss is a loss in life, in fighting. You’ve got two routes: Get better, or get bitter. I definitely think I got better.”

Sergio has earned a total of six wins under the UFC banner and he is currently riding a three fight winning streak.

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