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UFC 181: Double Dose Of Pettis Brothers In Action

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Sergio Pettis, the younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, will get the opportunity to fight on the same card this December.

Officials announced the bantamweight Pettis for a bout with Matt Hobar at UFC 181 on December 6 from Las Vegas. Anthony Pettis meets Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event, while Johny Hendricks defends his welterweight title vs. Robbie Lawler in the main event.

Sergio Pettis (11-1) has posted a 2-1 record since debuting with the promotion, defeating both Yaotzin Meza and Will Campuzano. His lone Octagon loss came at the hands of Alex Caceres.

Hobar (9-2) is an even 1-1 in two UFC appearances, defeating Aaron Phillips and falling to Pedro Munhoz.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Welterweight Championship
Johny Hendricks (c) vs. Robbie Lawler

UFC Lightweight Championship
Anthony Pettis (c) vs. Gilbert Melendez

Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Brendan Schaub

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Gian Villante

Heavyweight: Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton

Middleweight: Eddie Gordon vs. Josh Samman

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo

Female Bantamweight: Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington

Bantamweight: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar

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