(Interview by Danny Acosta. Video shot and edited by Rick Lee.)
Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (#25 Lightweight) is eager to see where he stands at the highest levels of the lightweight division when he meets Benson Henderson (#7) at WEC 53 on Dec. 16. The winner will get an immediate title shot against the winner of Frank Edgar vs. Gray Maynard after the WEC is absorbed into the UFC in 2011. Check back on Fri., Dec. 17 for full results and analysis of how WEC 53 affected FIGHT!’s rankings.