Power Rankings: Lightweight

Updated: September 4, 2013, 4:07 PM ET
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There was this feeling among some that Pettis, whenever he finally got his title shot, would find a way to make the most of it. He didnt let those supporters down. Pettis has always had this combination of flash, athleticism and confidence that just equates champion. But in this sport, there are always questions to answer. For Pettis, those questions become: Can his style of flash and finesse stand up time and time again to the bullying list of contenders lightweight will throw at him. Also, can the kid stay healthy? Three fights in the last two years isnt a whole lot of Showtime. It almost doesnt matter how good Pettis is if we only see him that often.