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Stephen Thompson To Welcome Anthony Pettis to Welterweight

January 5, 2019 | Posted by Larry Csonka

Less than 24 hours after ex-UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis pitched a fight with two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson, Thompson (21-8 MMA, 8-7 UFC) posted on Instagram that he’d be happy to take on Pettis (14-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC), telling fans he’ll welcome the veteran lightweight.