Even if Anthony Pettis had advanced to the 2022 PFL lightweight final, he likely wouldn’t have been able to compete. Pettis, the former WEC and UFC champion, dropped a unanimous decision to Stevie Ray in the semifinals of the playoffs this past Friday for his second consecutive loss to Ray after being submitted in a June regular season fight . Adding injury to insult was the fact that Pettis (25-14) said afterward that he broke both of his hands. On Monday, Pettis clarified that he suffered fractures to his left hand and his right thumb, which will require surgery ( via Instagram ).
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