TORONTO -- Anthony Pettis?missed weight Friday for his interim featherweight championship fight against Max Holloway. Pettis (19-5) was 148 pounds at the official weigh-in, exceeding the allowed weight of 145. Holloway (16-3) came in right at 145 pounds. The fight will still headline UFC 206 on Saturday at Air Canada Centre, but?Dana White told ESPN that it is now an interim title fight for Holloway only. If Pettis wins, he won't be an interim champion.? Also, Pettis will forfeit 20 percent of his purse, which is standard. The UFC created the interim title fight last month, when the UFC 206 pay-per-view lost its original main event between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony
Julian Williams celebrates his win over Joey Hernandez on April 4, 2015. It was a half a lifetime ago, but Julian Williams can recall the ride home vividly. Williams was the final kid in the car as his coach drove down Roosevelt Boulevard.
Robbed. That’s how Henry Cejudo felt following his fight with Joseph Benavidez at last Saturday’s The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. In a thrilling fight with non-stop action, Cejudo put on one of the best performances of his entire MMA career against Benavidez, but ultimately ended up losing a split decision to the division’s top contender. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Cejudo went on to talk about his controversial loss against Benavidez. “Yeah, I’ve watched it,” Cejudo told Ariel Helwani. “I don’t necessarily like to talk about the fights after I get done because... I think something that has separated me from the rest of the competition, maybe it’s just my way of thinking, I don’t necessarily