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Sergio Pettis Considering Return To Flyweight

Sergio Pettis Considering Return To Flyweight

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)




Sergio Pettis (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) earned a unanimous decision victory over Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at Saturday’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas.

The win moved Sergio to 3-1 in the UFC, with all four of those fights taking place in the bantamweight division of 135-pounds.

But after the fight, Pettis suggested that he was seriously considering a return to the flyweight division (125 lbs):

“It was a good performance, but I think I might go down to 125 after this,” Pettis said. “These guys are a lot bigger than me (at bantamweight). I’ve been thinking about it for about a year, and I’m going to do a practice cut to see how it goes.”

Sergio, who is the younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who also fought defended his title at the UFC 181 event, has found success at 125-pounds in the past.

Sergio won the RFA’s inaugural flyweight belt with a 51-second TKO of Dillard Pegg in June 2013.

“I want everyone in (the flyweight) division,” Pettis went on to say. “Whoever the UFC puts in front of me, I’m ready for.”

Do you think a move to flyweight is the right decision for Sergio? Stay tuned to Kalapaki Joe’s for all your major UFC News!

NFL Week 13 Results

NFL Week 13 Results

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)





Nov. 27

Chicago Bears 17 at Detroit Lions 34

Philadelphia Eagles 33 at Dallas Cowboys 10

Seattle Seahawks 19 at San Francisco 49ers 3

Nov. 30

San Diego Chargers 34 at Baltimore Ravens 33

Cleveland Browns 10 at Buffalo Bills 26

Tennessee Titans 21 at Houston Texans 45

Washington Redskins 27 at Indianapolis Colts 49

New York Giants 24 at Jacksonville Jaguars 25

Carolina Panthers 13 at Minnesota Vikings 31

New Orleans Saints 35 at Pittsburgh Steelers 32

Oakland Raiders 0 at St. Louis Rams 52

Cincinnati Bengals 14 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13

Arizona Cardinals 19 at Atlanta Falcons 29

New England Patriots 21 at Green Bay Packers 26

Denver Broncos 29 at Kansas City Chiefs 16

Dec. 1

Miami Dolphins 16 at New York Jets 13


Be sure to come wacth all of the NFL’s Week 14 action live at one of Kauai’s Kalapaki Joe’s locations!

Pacquiao to Mayweather:  “Come on, let’s fight!”

Pacquiao to Mayweather: “Come on, let’s fight!”

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)




In a recent statement to the media, Manny Pacquiao displayed frustration with Floyd Mayweather’s recent taunting, saying he wants to fight:

“He should fight me now, since I can be ‘easily’ put to sleep! He posted a video of me when I lost to Marquez, so this means he thinks I’m easy to knockout. So come on, let’s fight!”

The potential Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight is the most anticipated boxing match in the sports recent history.

Whether or not “Money” will accept Pacquiao’s invitation remains to be seen…

Mayweather is undefeated and claims to be the best boxer to ever live.

However, most fight fans feel the only way Floyd can solidify his claims of being the best is to beat the Filipino legend.

Stay tuned to for all your major sports news!

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)




A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card.

UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following the prelims which air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Phil Davis (13-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) was most recently seen in action at October’s UFC 179 event in Brazil, where he scored a decision victory over former title challenger Glover Teixeira. “Mr. Wonderful” has now won 4 of his last 5 fights, with his lone loss in that time coming to Anthony Johnson.

Meanwhile, Ryan Bader (18-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) is coming off a decision victory over Ovince St. Preux, which he scored in the headlining bout of August’s UFC Fight Night 47 event in August. Like Davis, Bader has now won 4 of his past 5 fights. “Darth’s” most recent loss came against Glover Teixeira in September of 2013.

With the addition, UFC on FOX 14 now includes the following contests:

•Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson
•Dan Henderson vs. Gegard Mousasi
•Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis
•Nico Musoke vs. Albert Tumenov
•Sultan Aliev vs. Kenny Robertson
•Nikita Krylov vs. Stanislav Nedko
•Konstantin Erokhin vs. Viktor Pesta
•Yan Cabral vs. Mairbek Taisumov

Be sure to come watch the UFC on FOX 14 event live this January at one of Kauai’s Kalapaki Joe’s locations!