UFC 205 is now over and done with, and Conor McGregor successfully completed his historic goal of becoming a simultaneous two-division world champion. Naturally, he has now become walking target of both featherweight and lightweight contenders.
Former 155-pound champion Anthony Pettis is apparently one of them, who actually shares the same aspirations as "The Notorious". Speaking to the TMZ cameras who caught up with him in the streets of New York City after the fight, "Showtime" bared his intentions to take both world titles from McGregor.
"He whooped Eddie’s ass," Pettis said. "I fought Eddie, Eddie is good, but Conor put it on him. I’m excited to see what happens now. If he stays fighting, I’m coming for that 145-pound strap, and 155-pound strap."
Pettis fought Alvarez in January, and lost via split decision, marking his second of three consecutive losses. He went on to drop down to featherweight and made his debut last August against Charles Oliveira. Pettis won the fight via third round submission. He is scheduled to fight Max Holloway in the co-main event of UFC 206: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 on Saturday, December 10th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.