Cory Sandhagen is confident that he will become the next opponent of the winner of the fight between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan
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Cory Sandhagen is confident that he will become the next opponent of the winner of the fight between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan

Number 2 ranked UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen believes his main event against former teammate and two-time UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 is a no. 1 contender fight. “I think it’s definitely got to be or at least on my end it is,” Sandhagen said at UFC Vegas 32 media day. “So…

Sean O’Malley shared his opinion about the former champion of his division Petr Yan
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Sean O’Malley shared his opinion about the former champion of his division Petr Yan

UFC lightweight prospect Sean O’Malley shared his opinion about the former champion of his division, Petr Yan, and expressed a desire to share the octagon with the Russian fighter. “Petr Yan is a cool kid, I like him. He looked good at press conferences, by the way. Funny kid. He is very good, he has…

Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan II booked For UFC 267
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Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan II booked For UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling became the UFC bantamweight champion back in March 2021 at UFC 259 after an illegal knee strike from Petr Yan left him disqualified from the bout. Sterling’s championship was not short of controversy with many fans divided between blaming Yan for the strike which seemed deliberate and of course Sterling for his ‘questionable’…

Aljamain Sterling isn’t keen on the idea of going overseas to defend his UFC bantamweight title against Petr Yan
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Aljamain Sterling isn’t keen on the idea of going overseas to defend his UFC bantamweight title against Petr Yan

Aljamain Sterling isn’t keen on the idea of going overseas to defend his UFC bantamweight title against Petr Yan. Anyway, he’s not going to make a stink about it. According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion is targeting the Aljamain Sterling (20-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) vs. Yan (15-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) rematch for October, which would…

The team of Petr Yan confirmed the date of the fight with Aljamain Sterling
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The team of Petr Yan confirmed the date of the fight with Aljamain Sterling

Petr Yan‘s manager, Sayat Abdrakhmanov, commented on the information that his fighter’s title rematch against Aljamain Sterling may take place as part of the October UFC number event. “On October 30, the UFC tournament will be held in Abu Dhabi,” the press service of the Archangel Michael club quotes the manager. “We have long told…

Aljamain Sterling ridiculed Petr Yan and Henry Сejudo
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Aljamain Sterling ridiculed Petr Yan and Henry Сejudo

The current UFC bantamweight title holder, Aljamain Sterling, who is recovering from an intervertebral disc replacement surgery, has another attack on Petr Yan and Henry Сejudo. First, the American demonstrated his Photoshop skills by posting a joint photo with the Russian fighter, and then laughed at a joke about the two former champions of the…

Petr Yan answered Rob Font, who wants to fight with a Russian fighter.
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Petr Yan answered Rob Font, who wants to fight with a Russian fighter.

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan has responded to Rob Font, who is seeking a duel with a Russian fighter. Recall that last weekend, Font won the loudest victory of his career, defeating ex-135-pound title holder Cody Garbrandt in five rounds. Immediately after the end of the fight, Rob began to talk about the fact…

Rob Font challenged Petr Yan | Video Interview
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Rob Font challenged Petr Yan | Video Interview

With a dominating victory over Cody Garbrandt, the UFC’s third-lightest weight class champion, Rob Font, is ready to deal with another former division champion, Petr Yan, and take away the Russian fighter’s title chance. After defeating a former world champion, Font was asked to give his best case scenario with the current logjam in one…

Aljamain Sterling admitted he felt bad on the night of UFC 259, preparing to return to the Octagon later this year.
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Aljamain Sterling admitted he felt bad on the night of UFC 259, preparing to return to the Octagon later this year.

That night in Las Vegas, Aljamain Sterling did his best against Petr Yan, but ultimately many fans felt that “No Mercy” Yan was starting to push ahead on the scorecards, heading into the later rounds of the fight. Unfortunately, an illegal knee resulted in Petr Yan’s disqualification, which resulted in Aljamain Sterling receiving the UFC…