Lightweight American blended martial artist who started his World Severe Cagefighting career in ’09 2009 and joined up with the UFC this year 2010 using the WEC/UFC merger. He went to Dominican SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and examined boxing and tae kwon perform. His grandfather, delivered Perez, transformed his family members name to Pettis therefore he and his various other family could prevent discrimination. He was created to Eugene Pettis Jr. and Annette Garcia and was raised with two brothers. He defeated Jeremy Stephens within a divide decision match on Oct 8, 2011 at UFC 136.