source | MMAFighting.com
“As the champ things are a little different now,” acknowledged Pettis, who is currently shooting the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter out in Las Vegas. “I’m trying to keep my composure and not get into situations.”
Fortunately for Pettis, he knows knows when he’ll be able to return to the Octagon and take out his frustrations in a professional manner. Pettis has been on the shelf since injuring a knee in his title victory over Benson Henderson last summer at UFC 164. But he announced on the MMA Hour that his title defense against Gilbert Melendez will take place on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas at a venue to be determined.
“That’s what they told me, I just found it will be Dec. 6,” Pettis said.