Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan Live - MMA Fighting

Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan Live – MMA Fighting

Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan Live – MMA Fighting

Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time: The prelims will begin at 8 p.m. ET and the main card will start at 10 p.m. ET.
Location: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
City: Jacksonville, Florida, United State

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Final March, Aljamain Sterling challenged Petr Yan for the undisputed UFC bantamweight name, however after a robust get started for “The Funkmaster,” Yan seemed to be taking up because of the struggle went on. Then, on the finish of the fourth spherical, Yan illegally kneed the grounded Sterling within the head, inflicting the bout to be stopped and Yan to lose his bantamweight name by the use of disqualification. Since then, the 2 had been at every different’s throats on social media, and issues have most effectively intensified this week.

Final week, Sterling and Yan had been booked to a rematch at UFC 272 in March, alternatively, Tuesday for causes nonetheless unknown, the UFC selected to transport the rematch to the co-main match of UFC 273 in April. Sterling mentioned the extent used to be because of Yan’s non-public causes, in particular, that Yan isn’t vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 which ended in the UFC pushing the struggle. However, Yan whole-heartedly refutes this, which ended in a heated alternate between the 2 on social media, in which Yan mentioned the actual reason why for the extension used to be that the UFC didn’t need Sterling to headline a pay-per-view match.

Sterling-Yan II used to be at the beginning set to be the co-main match of UFC 272, with the featherweight trilogy struggle between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway headlining the cardboard. Then again, when Holloway used to be pressured out of the bout because of damage, the UFC used to be pressured to bump Volkanovski’s name protection again a month and the Sterling-Yan rematch got here with it. This may apparently lend credence to Yan’s model of occasions however that didn’t topic a lot to Sterling, who brushed aside Yan’s reaction after which urged that the actual reason why the bout used to be driven used to be Yan the use of banned ingredients and now not short of to get stuck.

We might by no means know which facet of the tale is right, however, both means, the 2 males will in any case be capable to settle their feud on April 9 on the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, N.Y.

TOP STORIES

Titles. Alexander Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie, Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2 set to headline UFC 273.

After all. Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington headlines UFC 272 in long-awaited grudge fit.

Scoff. Michael Chandler taunts at Tony Ferguson’s callout for a brief understanding struggle on his phrases most effective.

Fireplace. Giga Chikadze blasts Alexander Volkanovski for hand-picking ‘more straightforward’ struggle in opposition to ‘Korean Zombie’.

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