Who is Anthony Pettis’ younger brother Sergio Pettis? Ex-UFC champ wins $123k on Bellator 297 wager

Anthony Pettis made a sizable profit from his wager on his brother Sergio Pettis’ most recent Bellator fight. Fighting against Patricio Pitbull, Sergio earned one of the greatest victories of his MMA career till now. 

At Bellator 297, Sergio completely outclassed Pitbull in their five-round duel by using great striking, proficient movements of the hand, and lightning-fast wrist speed to defend his title. In the end, Pettis won the fight by scores of 50-45, 50-45, and 49-46. 

Anthony Pettis and Sergio Pettis bromance

Brotherly relationships are believed to be strong between Anthony and Sergio Pettis. The mixed martial arts sibling duo is still active in the cage and excelling in their profession. The Pettis brothers have frequently been observed encouraging and supporting one another while also showing support for each other’s professional endeavors. 

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony is now fighting for the Professional Fighters League, while Sergio is presently involved in Bellator MMA. Sergio also had a contract with the UFC, where he competed at flyweight and bantamweight. 

How did Anothy Pettis win $123k?

Anthony, a former lightweight fighter in the UFC who made a name for himself by accomplishing many great feats while competing in the UFC, had a rather successful career. “Showtime,” who is well known for his thrilling fighting style, innovative methods, and powerful striking, recently made a sizable 123K wager on his brother’s fight. 

Sergio, whose current MMA career stands at 24-5, had his second title defense bout against the Brazilian tonight at the Wintrust Arena of Chicago, Illinois. 

‘The Phenom’ expressed his happiness during the octagon interview by saying, “Bellator, I’m taking out all your poster boys. I think it’s time I get some respect. I’m your guy’s next star, 100 percent.”

Sergio, who left the UFC in 2019, entered Bellator in 2013 and amassed a string of noteworthy victories while competing there. The younger Pettis brother lost five times and fought many division toppers including Joseph Benavidez, John Moraga, and Brandon Moreno. 

Do you think Sergio Pettis will find his way back to the UFC in the future? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section. 

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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