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Pettis learning from title defeat

ANTHONY PETTIS USING TITLE DEFEAT TO LEARN, BOUNCE BACK VS. EDDIE ALVAREZ
By Nicholas Goss, nesn.com
BOSTON — Anthony Pettis has a lot at stake entering Sunday’s UFC Fight Night. He lost his lightweight title belt to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185 in March of last year and hasn’t stepped into the octagon since. The defeat was a difficult experience and forced him to make a lot of changes, both to the team around him and in his preparation for fights. “There was so much I learned in my last fight, but I think it was more my mental preparation,” Pettis said Thursday at UFC Fight Night media day at The Westin Copley Place. “Losing that last fight, my mindset was off going into the fight. I went in there thinking about the results and what’s going to happen after the fight. I didn’t focus on the training camp and that fight.

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