Though it still isn’t “official,” Eddie Alvarez and Anthony Pettis are expected to lock horns at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 17, 2015.
It’s a dynamic Lightweight bout for which many fight fans have clamored over the years, seeing as how their respective fight styles could deliver a highlight-reel, memorable tilt.
In addition, it’s a match up that Alvarez tells UFC.com will also allow him to showcase his full arsenal, given that Pettis is known to stand-and-bang, as well as mix it up on the ground. However, one thing you won’t see is Alvarez taking the Clay Guida route to secure a win.
“Pettis is a very skilled fighter with good stand up, and he’s very good at what he does if you allow him the space to do it. This is a fight for me where if I want to take Anthony Pettis down then he’s going down. If I want it to stay on the feet then the fight will stay on the feet. I am going to dictate where this fight is going to go, and going into this fight knowing I can determine the location of where the fight is going to go at ….View original article