WATCH: Anthony Pettis’ Top 5 Best Finishes of UFC Career (VIDEO)

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is one of the most exciting and entertaining strikers in mixed martial arts. Prior to joining the UFC, Pettis was delivering highlight-reel knockouts on a consistent basis including the iconic “Showtime Kick” against Benson Henderson that landed him the WEC championship.

Pettis would have to work his way up the 155-pound ladder once the WEC was folded into the UFC and he did just that, once again defeating Henderson for the belt.

Like his early days in the WEC, Pettis — who has fought in the welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight divisions during his UFC tenure — has continued to deliver highlight-reel finishes. Whether it be submissions or knockouts, the Milwaukee native remains one of the few must-see fighters in mixed martial arts.

Throughout his UFC career, Pettis has compiled four submissions and three knockouts — most recently a clean knockout of former welterweight title contender Stephen Thompson. The knockout of Thompson was one of Pettis’ 8 $50,000 fight night bonuses.

Currently, the Duke Roufus product has earned four consecutive $50,000 bonuses — two bonuses for Performance of the Night and two bonuses for Fight of the Night.

In order to celebrate Pettis’ impressive run in the UFC, they compiled a list of some of his most thrilling and exciting finishes for the promotion.

Here are the top five finishes of Anthony Pettis’ UFC career.

Anthony Pettis’ Top 5 UFC Finishes

Watch the top five finishes from former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis.

Up next for Anthony Pettis is a meeting with fan-favorite Nate Diaz in the co-main event of UFC 241 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Fresh off of a highlight reel knockout of former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson, Pettis would immediately vault into the title picture at 170-pounds with a win. UFC 241 is headlined by a heavyweight championship bout between current titleholder Daniel Cormier and former champ Stipe Miocic. The main card will air on pay-per-view with the preliminary bouts on ESPN+ and ESPN.

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