Article

Milwaukee Mayor Honors Pettis

UFC® LIGHTWEIGHT STAR ANTHONY PETTIS TO RECEIVE OFFICIAL PROCLAMATION FROM CITY OF MILWAUKEE TOMORROW

‘SHOWTIME’ HONORED FOR WINNING WEC LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
AND COMMITMENT TO HIS HOMETOWN

Pettis to Receive Official Proclamation Tomorrow, Jan. 13, at 3:45 p.m. CT
Las Vegas, NV– It was a whirlwind year for UFC® lightweight star Anthony Pettis in 2010. Unbeaten in four fights last year, Pettis added the WEC® lightweight title to his resume, as well as a nationally-televised appearance on MTV’s hit show “World of Jenks.”

Those accomplishments, plus his work in the community, have earned the 23-year-old an official proclamation from his hometown of the city of Milwaukee, Wisc. Pettis will receive the proclamation during a meeting with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 3:45pm CT at the Mayor’s Office.

Pettis, whose “Showtime” kick landed against Ben Henderson on Dec. 16 was named one of the top 10 plays of the year by ESPN’s SportsCenter, expressed his sincere gratitude to Mayor Barrett and the city of Milwaukee for such an honor.

“This is an amazing feeling,” Pettis said. “It’s been a crazy year. I’ve won a world title, been featured on MTV and SportsCenter and threw out the first pitch at the Milwaukee Brewers game. I never imagined myself being in this position. I’m really thankful that Mayor Tom Barrett and the city of Milwaukee have chosen to honor me. Milwaukee means so much to me and I’m proud to represent it every time I compete.”


WHO:
•    ANTHONY PETTIS, UFC lightweight contender, WEC Lightweight Champion
•    TOM BARRETT, Mayor of Milwaukee
                                                                                                                                      
WHAT:          Pettis to receive official proclamation from City of Milwaukee

WHEN:          Thursday, Jan. 13 at 3:45 p.m. CT

WHERE:       Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
200 E. Wells Street
City Hall Rm.201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
 

Watch Past Fights

sábado, abril 8
9PM
MEX
Buffalo, New York

Medios

Reciente
Las mejores exponentes de las 115 libras femeninas disputarán su lugar en la división dentro de los próximos eventos de UFC. Dale una mirada al panorama para estas mujeres.
29/03/2017
Mira a Jan Blachowicz dejar fuera de combate al duro Ilir Latifi en su debut en UFC en el 2014. Blachowicz enfrentará a Patrick Cummins en UFC 210 el 8 de Abril.
29/03/2017
Conoce quienes son los primeros nombres que han sido anunciados para enfrentarse en la cartelera de UFC Fight Night Singapur que tenrá lugar 17 de junio. Un ex-campeón de los pesos completos viene a bordo.
Los protagonistas de UFC 210 hablan antes de las peleas. Escucha sus declaraciones de los involucrados en la pelea estelar y co-estelar, en la conferencia telefónica en vivo en jueves 30 de marzo a las 3pm MEX/6pm CHI.
30/03/2017