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Pettis wants TJ Grant's main event slot at UFC 164

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07:52 AM ET 06.17 | A knee injury forced Anthony Pettis out of his UFC featherweight title shot against Jose Aldo, but Pettis plans to be healthy and ready to fight by August. Since he's missed out on one title shot, Pettis is hoping that the UFC will do him a favor and give him the shot at the lightweight title that he has waited so long for. The problem is, TJ Grant is curently set to face lightweight champ Benson Henderson. In order for Pettis to get his title shot in his hometown, the UFC would have to pull the rug out from Grant. It wouldn't be fair to Grant to have the title shot taken away from him after working so hard to climb the ladder, but if there is one fighter that the UFC could get away with subbing in Grant's place without as much outrage, Pettis would be that guy.

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June 17, 2013  07:06 PM ET

Pull the rug out from Grant.. I want to see the Pettis face Henderson

June 18, 2013  11:05 AM ET

Pettis is a bum....and he's trying to talk his way into a fight light Sonnen....Pettis is just a much a schmuck as Sonnen....

June 18, 2013  04:19 PM ET
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Pettis is a bum....and he's trying to talk his way into a fight light Sonnen....Pettis is just a much a schmuck as Sonnen....

Loki do you even train? Much less fight? Have some respect. You woulld never call these guys Bums ot their face, so why hide behind a keyboard and act tough? I bet if you actually met Sonnen or Pettis, they would have to get security to remove you from their nutsack.

 
June 18, 2013  04:23 PM ET
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Pull the rug out from Grant.. I want to see the Pettis face Henderson

I agree. Grant has earned it but Pettis has earned it more. I want to see Bendo and Pettis settle the score. If it is anything like the first fight it will be a barn burner. Grant can have the winner.

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