- Nickname: Showtime
- From: Milwaukee, WI USA
- Fights Out Of: Milwaukee, WI USA
- Age: 26
- Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
- Weight: 145 lb (60 kg)
- Weight Class: Featherweight
- Reach: 73.5"
- Record: 16-2-0
- Skill Summary: Excellent Stand Up, Strong Ground Game
Pettis is one of the most dynamic strikers in mixed martial arts. He is best known for his December 2010 win against UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson in the final event for WEC. Pettis has won six of his last seven bouts. Five of his wins have been by knockout and five by submission.
Ranks/Titles Held: WEC lightweight champion, Gladiators Fighting lightweight champion. 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.