Making his Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, Anthony Pettis has already become a lightweight contender through his success in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).
In his final fight with the WEC, which also happened to be the final fight in WEC history, Pettis earned a unanimous decision victory over Ben Henderson to become the final WEC Lightweight Champion.
In the final round, Pettis jumped off of the fence to land an unprecedented head kick that knocked Henderson down and sealed the victory. Named after Pettis' nickname, the kick became known as the Showtime kick.
After the win, Pettis was promised a title shot against the winner of a UFC lightweight title fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. However, that fight resulted in a draw, which prompted an immediate rematch and forced Pettis to take another fight.
That fight, Pettis' first in the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, will come against fellow lightweight contender Clay Guida. With a win, Pettis could finally earn his shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship against the winner of the rematch between Edgar and Maynard.
Before Pettis fights for the first time in the UFC, let's take a look back at some of the fights that have helped Pettis get to this point in his career.