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UFC: Anthony Pettis Pays Respect to His Father Following His Title Win!

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Anthony Pettis’s recent victory at UFC 164 was a storybook journey, with the new champion overcoming a knee injury to take the fight on short notice, defeating the once dominant Benson Henderson in front of a hometown crowd. To make things even more heartwarming, Pettis then took the belt to share the moment with his father, who passed away 10 years ago.

“No matter the circumstances, u can make a positive from any situation!!! Love u pops!,” Pettis said on his Instagram.

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After losing his father, Pettis turned to martial arts as a way to channel his grief into something positive. I’m sure his dad would’ve been very proud of what he’s managed to accomplish since then.

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