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Sergio Pettis

Sergio Pettis

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Sergio Pettis is an American mixed martial artist who is currently signed with Bellator MMA, where he is the current Bellator Bantamweight Champion. Before signing with Bellator, Pettis competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he fought in both the Bantamweight and Flyweight divisions. As of June 20, 2023, he is #5 in the Bellator men’s pound-for-pound rankings. 

He holds notable victories over Patrício Pitbull, Kyoji Horiguchi, Joseph Benavidez, Juan Archuleta, and Brandon Moreno.


Full NameSergio Jerome Pettis
Nick NameThe Phenom
Age30 years old
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8 st 13 lb)
Date Of BirthAugust 18, 1993
Birth PlaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Sergio Pettis Biography, EarlyLife

Sergio was born Sergio Jerome Pettis on August 18, 1993, in  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. As of 2023, he is 30 years old.

He was born as a younger son to his late martial artist father, Eugene Pettis Jr., and his Mexican mother, Annette Garcia.

Besides Sergio’s parents, he has two siblings: Anthony Pettis and Ray Pettis.

Sergio Pettis Education

The American mixed martial artist went to Pius XI Catholic High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And he graduated in June 2012.

Sergio Pettis’s Height, And Weight

Sergio’s height is 5 feet, 6 inches (1.68m). Talking about his weight, he is 57 kg.


He commenced his professional career on September 10, 2011, by fighting against Kyle Vivian at Canadian Fighting Championship 7. In the Fight, he won the first round via TKO.

The following January, Sergio faced Mike Lindquist at Madtown Throwdown 26. And he defeated Mike via submission in round one.

Before being signed by UFC, the mixed martial artist fought with many fighters, including Tom McKenna at LFC 53, Tony Zelinski at NAFC: Unleashed, Chris Haney at NAFC:

Colosseum, and Jimmy Jones at RFA 4-Griffin vs. Escudero. Also, Sergio defeated all of them.

Ultimate Fighting Championship Highlights 

He started it compellingly by talking about Sergio’s experience in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

For instance, he fought against James Porter for the NAFC Bantamweight Championship at NAFC: Battle in the Ballroom on September 28, 2013.

He won the Fight via first-round submission and was. As a result, the mixed martial artist got selected by the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Similarly, Sergio made his debut on November 16, 2013, at UFC 167. Initially, he was expected to face  Vaughan Lee on his first promotional debut.

His opponent, Vaughan, got injured a week before, and Vaughan was out of the bout.

So, Sergio had to fight against Will Campuzano and defeated him via unanimous decision.

Likewise, in his second UFC bout, the mixed martial artist faced Alex Caceres at UFC on Fox 10 on January 25, 2014, but he lost the Fight.

Though Sergio didn’t win the battle, he did get the Fight of the Night bonus award for the bout.

In the same year, Sergio ruled inside the ring against the fighters like Yaotzin Meza and Matt Hobar. Plus, he received the Fight of the Night bonus award.

Sergio Pettis’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Sergio Pettis’s projected net worth is $2 million. He is among the wealthiest UFC athletes. According to sources, he earns more than $150,000 every fight, not including Bonus payments, and has around $4 million in profits throughout his MMA career.


He is an endorser for Monster Energy, and his endorsement arrangements bring in about USD 500,000 annually.

Sergio Pettis’s Girlfriend, Dating

Per the information obtained from his Instagram post, Sergio is dating a woman named Carmen Lopez. His girlfriend is an artist and is the owner of Carmen Beauty.

Being very confidential regarding his love life, Sergio had not stated the exact date when he started a relationship with her.

Looking at his Instagram, We can assume that they have fallen for each other since 2018.

Sergio Pettis Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Bellator MMA
    • Bellator Bantamweight World Championship (One time, current)
      • Two successful title defenses
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Alex Caceres, Matt Hobar
  • Resurrection Fighting Alliance
    • RFA Flyweight Championship (One time, First)
  • North American Fighting Championship
    • NAFC Bantamweight Championship (One time)
  • Cageside Press
    • Comeback of the Year 2021 (tied w/Charles Oliveira) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • ESPN
    • 2021 Finish of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • CBS Sports
    • 2021 Bellator Knockout of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
    • 2021 Bellator Fighter of the Year (tied with A.J. McKee)
    • 2021 December Knockout of the Month vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
    • 2021 Knockout of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
    • 2021 Comeback of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • Sherdog
    • 2021 Knockout of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • LowKick MMA
    • 2021 Comeback of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • MMASucka
    • 2021 Knockout of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
    • 2021 Comeback of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
  • Combat Press
    • 2021 Comeback of the Year vs. Kyoji Horiguchi


Sergio Pettis resides in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA, according to the sources.


What is the net worth of Sergio Pettis?

His net worth is 2 million dollars.

What is the height of Sergio Pettis?

His height is 5 feet, 6 inches.

What is the age of Sergio Pettis?

His age is 30 years as of 2023.

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