Anthony Pettis likes to bet on the underdog entering fights
Anthony Pettis is ready for his PFL semifinal match against Stevie Ray despite being an outsider.
The PFL season is in full swing and the lightweight fighters are gearing up for the semifinals. Perhaps the division’s most well-known fighter is former UFC champion Anthony Pettis. When Pettis signed with the PFL he certainly had a favorite in mind, but unfortunately the struggles haven’t all gone his way for him. He’s now an underdog coming into his fight against Stevie Ray on August 5 at PFL 7.
“I actually like being the underdog and I think for my career I’ve been an underdog a lot, you know, going into my title fights in the UFC and even the WEC I was the underdog so I stand.” with one’s back to the wall. I think in that format and like I said, booked two flights in a row knowing I had a guaranteed playoff spot. It made the last one just a little cloudy. I’ve never been in that position and you know, I’ve learned from the mistakes.”
Pettis comes from a lost his last time against Ray. Now it’s on to the playoffs He’s confident he can win this time. Pettis stated that he has had three rematches in his career and has never lost a rematch. Although this is the first time he lost the first fight and then ran back.
In his last five fights, Stevie Ray has played a win-loss pattern. Pettis will look to continue that streak and give Ray another loss on Friday night. He’s on a mission to win the coveted end-of-season million dollars in what may be his final year with PFL.
PFL Playoffs: Anthony Pettis vs. Stevie Ray takes place live at Madison Square Garden on Friday, August 5, 2022 in New York, NY. Follow FanSided MMA who is on site for all your news and highlights.
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