Anthony Pettis Says He Will Face Gilbert Melendez For The Title

After coaching season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be giving someone the chance to take his title from him. The challenger is Gilbert Melendez and is rumoured to be going down December 6th in Las Vegas at an event currently set as UFC 181.

Pettis made the announcement on Monday with additional sources confirming the Dec 6 date to FOX Sports as well. The UFC has yet to make any formal announcements about the card on December 6, but it’s likely to take place in Las Vegas, nothing has been determined at this time.

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