on FOX: Pettis vs. Thomson may not be going down until December
14th, but we got our first taste of what to expect on this
ridiculously stacked card during today’s press conference.
The Sacramento card will mark the first UFC lightweight title
defense for Anthony Pettis, who won the title from then-champion
Benson Henderson at UFC 164 in August. Pettis will be taking on the
surging Josh Thomson, who earned his shot at the title by finishing
Nate Diaz in epic fashion with a brutal TKO.
The rest of the card is positively killer, boasting the talents
of hometown heroes Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes and Danny
Lightweight: Anthony Pettis (c) vs. Josh Thomson- Title