Video: Anthony Pettis willing to face Jose Aldo in either weight class to prove he's the better fighter

Lightweight, featherweight or catchweight, it doesn't matter where Anthony Pettis fights Jose Aldo. All "Showtime" wants to do is get his hands on "Junior" to proves he's the better of the two.

While Jose Aldo's coach says the much-anticipated "super fight" against current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis should be contested at catchweight in order to protect both division titles, Pettis, for one, doesn't care where it takes place.

According to "Showtime," all he wants to do is get his hands on "Junior" to prove he's the better fighter, regardless if it's at 155 or 145 pounds, or even at a catchweight.

From his appearance on AXS TV:

"I have nothing personal against Jose Aldo. I think he's a great champion, he has a great skill set. I just think I'm better than him and I want to prove that. Nothing personal at all. I feel like I'm the best in the world at 155. Anybody around here in my weight class, anyone that's questionable, I want to prove that I'm the best. It's up to UFC. I just got my belt, I think it's only right that I defend my belt. He's defended his belt a lot of times already. So, it's up to the UFC. Whatever they decide, catchweight, 155 or 145, I'm always game."

A fight between the featherweight and lightweight champions has been on the burner for quite some time after their championship fight -- which was to be contested at featherweight at UFC 163 last August -- was cancelled do to an injury to Pettis.

On the heels of Aldo's latest victory over Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169 and with no clear-cut No. 1 contender in the lightweight division, a fight between the two titleholders makes sense, at least to UFC President Dana White.

"Showtime" is eager to throw down, now all Team Aldo has to do is sign on the dotted line.

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