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Pettis' Secret Weapon? His Mom

'Ultimate mom' helps son realize UFC dreams
By Lance Allan, 620WTMJ
"In the rough and tumble world of UFC, you have to be tough.  But Anthony Pettis says he wouldn't have had the opportunities he'd had, and have the amazing life he has, without his mother, Annette Garcia.

"After he won the UFC Lightweight Championship, Anthony Pettis wasn't afraid to shed tears with his Mom after winning the belt.  That's because their story reads like a Hollywood movie."

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