Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez set for UFC 181

By: Joey Blood

Just announced today, Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis (17-2) 4-1 in the UFC will Defend his Lightweight Title for the very first time against #2 Lightweight Gilbert Melendez (22-3) 1-1 in UFC on December 6th, 2014 at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. Both were coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 and now we have a date for the coaches to get it on.

Anthony Pettis won the Lightweight Championship back at UFC 164 in August, 2013 where he submitted long rival Benson Henderson via first round armbar. He has been out of action since though because of injury but it looks like “Showtime” is ready to get back in the cage………

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