Anthony Pettis: Fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 241 is personal | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show


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Published: 6 days ago
Anthony Pettis joins Ariel Helwani's MMA Show to talk about his upcoming UFC 241 bout against Nate Diaz. Pettis explains that while Diaz is a "tough dude, he turns it on for the cameras" and now it's time to back it up. Pettis tells Ariel that Dana White contacted him to fight Conor McGregor in New York City, but that never materialized so he hung back and kept his head down, and was contacted about Nate Diaz. Pettis says that if he had the choice to fight Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz he would take Diaz all day.

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Never heard Peyton like this

3 hours ago

Diaz and Pettis are both some bad ass motherfuckers. Great fight coming up.

18 hours ago

3 rounds???
LAME

18 hours ago

Diaz is loosing..

19 hours ago

Wowe wowe wowe , W yes. .. looking good NO, School was in session and the teacher got caught. Beautiful execution... pin point accuracy. .. but looking gr8, No. Come on Aerial? Go watch the fight again.

20 hours ago

This whole "drama"bs seems fake af

20 hours ago

I was a huge pettis fan til i found out about this fight lol

21 hours ago

I am Diaz Brother bias as fuck. But let's get one thing straight here. Nobody has fucking shit on Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. He is leaving the best UFC legacy. Diaz wins pettis via submission. And lets book diaz vs cerrone after cerrone beata Ferguson

21 hours ago

He says he found most of the top ten 155'ers no you lost to most top ten 155'ers

23 hours ago

I have always been Pettis fan but, c'mon, Wonderboy was piecing you up for a 3rd round knock out when you pulled one out of your rear. You should just stay humble and prepare for a war with Nate...cause it WILL be a war.

1 day ago

Nate Diaz brings views.. good on using his name in the title of the video smh

1 day ago

Does helwani wear eye shadow?

1 day ago

Pettis went back to how he was fighting when he was champ.He said he got away from who he was back then and look what happens he knocks out Wonderboy.A guy who has never been knocked out in his MMA career.I see Nate Diaz pulling a win by submission or winning on scorecards.But this is going to be a scrap for sure!!

1 day ago

Nate make dat money bro

1 day ago

I want to hear Nate's side of the story and how bad he wants to whoop this guy's ass. With all due respect to Showtime i think Nate will KO Pettis easily.

2 days ago

What if Nate ko'd Pettis with a Stockton Slap

2 days ago

Nate still hasn't said anything. I smell wolf tickets

2 days ago

great fight! lets see how long Nate strings the fans along until he pulls out.

2 days ago

Ariel "Let me ask you the same question 42 different ways" Helwani

2 days ago

I love both these guy's. Diaz and Petis, I want to see Petis win this fight. Lets see if Diaz checks his kicks.

2 days ago

Ariels line of questioning is so sneaky and weasel. What a lil whore.

2 days ago

Ariel is getting more and more annoying if that was even possible.

2 days ago

209 FTW

2 days ago

Diaz will show for this fight.

2 days ago

I want pettis to win but diaz has a strong chin and long cardio.

2 days ago

Diaz won't show up.

2 days ago

I like Ariel,BUT-- he's the biggest Conor kiss ass. Anthony is talking about fighting Nate and Ariel wants to know what weight the Conor fight may have been. Who gives a crap about Conor. If Ariel does his homework he would realize that Conor is the most over-hyped fighter in the UFC. People will say that I'm wrong,but I'll just say prove it. Conor got the perfect match up vs. Eddie Alvarez. Yes, Conor did perform REAL well. That's the ONLY win that he has at Lightweight. One win. With a 1-1 record I think that he should EARN his shot. Then again he never had to do that in his UFC career. He beat the #7 ranked fighter (Siver) to get a shot at the featherweight title. Conor is a real good fighter, but he never had to fight the best fighters in a division to get a title shot. Other fighters do this and it can take its toll. Over the past three years Conor looks for an opponent, trains for a year to fight that fighter, 8 weeks prior to the fight it gets announced.Meanwhile the fighter that he's going to fight has been fighting, making weight, getting hurt, and not training for Conor.

2 days ago

If Nate commits to this fight, Pettis is in trouble boys and gals!

2 days ago

If Josh Thompson can KO Nate, Anthony definitely can

2 days ago

people get nervous when they don't get any feedback from Nate. Until people hear this from
Nate it's a big question mark. Nate being-back would be huge. Nick somehow signing for a
fight would be the best - but they say Nick's hung em up. Love the 209.
.

2 days ago