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Anthony Pettis def. Michael Chiesa via submission (triangle-armbar) at 0:52 of the second round
The Anthony Pettis of old showed up at UFC 226 to put away Michael Chiesa. Now comes the hard part—finding consistency.
Chiesa came in overweight and should be heading to the welterweight division. He has the frame for the division, but will be undersized for a little while until he can add a bit more to contend with the larger welterweights. That is why the UFC needs to handle his foray into the new division with care.
Dana White seemed adamant we'd never see Mike Jackson in the Octagon again following his UFC 225 win over CM Punk, but isn't that the right choice for Chiesa's welterweight debut? It's a fight he should win against a less imposing fighter.
Some may have thought the window for Pettis to be a contender was closed, but he opened it back up on Saturday. Not only that, but it was the type of performance that made a fight appear with neon lights. Pettis vs. Tony Ferguson.
Ferguson's injury likely killed his title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov with Conor McGregor's return coming up. And a fight with Pettis should ignite fan interest while serving a purpose in determining which contender can make a title bid of their own. That's the fight to make.
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