Even without his last name, the instant Pettis walks into camera view fans will know what to expect based on how much he resembles his older brother, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Sergio is equally ripe with ability and possesses similar flash, but hasn’t had a chance to test his skills against the best yet while tearing it up on the regional scene. Campuzano will give him an excellent obstacle to attempt to overcome. The WEC veteran is on a five-fight winning streak including a decision over Hideo Tokoro in October. His experience will definitely provide him with an edge over Pettis, but whether or not he can deal with the 20-year old’s explosiveness remains to be seen. They’re also flyweights, so kudos to the UFC brass for adding more 125-pound talent.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the UFC’s existence and the organization has decided to deliver an amazing show in honor of the event. While UFC 167 boasts one of the most stacked main cards in history, the preliminary portion of the lineup deserves some attention too. There are established veterans set for action, as well as a blue-chip prospect or two and some up-and-coming stars hoping to rebound from recent stumbles. Here are sis scraps from the UFC 167 fans should make a genuine effort to watch… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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