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Pettis happy with quick fights

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has won each of his past three times in the first round. He expects his first title defense, against Gilbert Melendez in UFC 181 on Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay, to be another brief experience.

Andrei Arlovski knocks out Antonio Silva in UFC event in Brazil

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski won his second straight fight in his UFC return and avenged a 2010 loss by knocking Silva down with a right hook and finishing the fight with a series of hammer fists.