Anthony Pettis is currently scheduled to face Max Halloway at UFC 206 on December, 10th. The outcome of UFC 205 McGregor vs Alvarez may very well determine if Pettis will competing for the title in December.
An exciting factor about this is that competing for a title shot is a big possibility. Below and on the next few pages are the reasons why Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway might fight for the title in their upcoming bout.
1. McGregor Will Have To Vacate One Of His Belts If He Wins At UFC 205
Dana White has stated that Conor McGregor will have to vacate one of his belts if he wins at UFC 205. White most likely did this because 2 divisions have been backed up.
Since Conor McGregor has competed in higher weight classes, the featherweight and lightweight divisions have been log-jammed. It is certain that McGregor would choose to vacate the featherweight belt with a win. This would give Pettis and Holloway a chance to fight for the title.