Anthony Pettis vs Charles Oliveira Full Fight Video Highlights

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis made his 145-pound debut today (August 27, 2016) after a disappointing three-fight losing skid, against No. 6-ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira.

Oliveira immediately began to grind away at the former champ and attempt to implement his jiu-jitsu game on ‘Showtime”.

Multiple times throughout the bout’s progression the Brazilian was able to take Pettis’ back and threaten a choke, but the former champ was able to scramble out.

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In the third round of the contest Oliveira’s consistency in taking the fight to the ground would come back to haunt him, as Pettis locked in a guillotine choke for his 145-pound debut victory.

You can check out the full fight video highlights here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xuzUSlrh6E

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