Pettis wants Diaz after Melendez


Anthony Pettis' next fight will be in December versus Gilbert Melendez, whom he is coaching opposite on an upcoming season of the Ultimate Fighter. Should he get past Melendez, who would be next? Pettis has a good idea of who he would like it to be:

"Nate Diaz, me and him have some history. He's talked a lot in the media, he's mentioned my name a lot. He's not too far off from a title shot. A few more wins he might be a guy who is challenging me for my belt. But he made it personal. He's talking a lot and that's something I don't like. If he makes it personal than for me, it's a personal fight. The fans want to see that fight as well. He talks a lot. That would be a good fight after Melendez. They say they're number one and number two in the world. I guess we'll find out soon."

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Mark Hunts Pet Monkey site profile image  

4/2/14 7:08 PM by Mark Hunts Pet Monkey

Yeah. Nate ain't got the speed to contend with Pettis on the feet. It would be interesting to see them roll though.

Donkey Puncher site profile image  

4/2/14 7:00 PM by Donkey Puncher


anunaki site profile image  

4/2/14 5:33 PM by anunaki

Im a huge nick diaz fan, but he's at a huge movement/speed/ disadvantage against showtime. If they met at 163 it would be a war. Gotta rep Wisconsin against the world though.

anunaki site profile image  

4/2/14 5:33 PM by anunaki

And nate gets starched inside of 3rds.

FEDORallDAY site profile image  

4/2/14 5:23 PM by FEDORallDAY

LOL Nick would kill pettis

303 site profile image  

4/2/14 5:22 PM by 303


MasterofMartialArts site profile image  

4/2/14 5:18 PM by MasterofMartialArts

I wish he would just stop talking and start fighting. Stop talking about who you want to fight. Stop talking about who's scared of you. Just focus on filming TUF and defending against Melendez (who has a great chance of beating him). THEN focus on your next opponent.

DoomFarmer site profile image  

4/2/14 5:04 PM by DoomFarmer

Melendez will beat Pettis so this is a fight that could and most likely will happen.

Turdkutter site profile image  

4/2/14 4:58 PM by Turdkutter

Nate prolly. Nick would fuck pettis