Former champion and current interim UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan has revealed his evil intentions for his fight against the reigning UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling. Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling are set to collide in their bantamweight title rematch which is targeted to take place in early 2022. The duo have a long history between them as they have been scheduled to fight each other on several occasions in the past 2 years but somehow the fight gets scrapped. The duo was the last set to fight at UFC 267 where Aljamain Sterling pulled out of the fight due to a neck injury and was replaced by top bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen.
Petr Yan defeated Jose Aldo to win the vacant UFC bantamweight championship. Petr was scheduled to make his first title defense against Sterling at UFC 256. But later on, the bout was set for March 6, 2021, at UFC 259. Yan lost the fight via disqualification in the fourth round due to an illegal knee and lost the UFC Bantamweight Championship to Aljamain Sterling.
Petr Yan says he will Destroy Aljamain Sterling
Friendly reminder that Alga is my bitch. This time I will destroy this little whiner even more impressive.
— Petr “No Mercy” Yan (@PetrYanUFC) December 26, 2021
“Friendly reminder that Alga is my bitch. This time I will destroy this little whiner even more impressive.”
Petr Yan was the last scheduled to fight Sterling in their rematch at UFC 267 but Sterling pulled out and he was replaced by Cory Sandhagen. Yan and Cory fought a back and forth battle and gave the UFC fans fight of the year candidate. The duo had an amazing fight with some hardcore moments where both of them were hurt. But it was Petr’s pace and boxing that put Cory in trouble. Yan landed some amazing combinations and rocked Cory on several occasions of the fight. In the end, Yan won the bout via unanimous decision. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. Petr Yan after winning this fight become the interim bantamweight champion and now is all set to rematch Petr Yan.
Aljamain sterling on the other hand is constantly battling from injuries and is waiting to get better so that he can step back into the ring and defend his belt for the first time. Sterling has also mentioned on several occasions that he wants to fight Petr Yan and prove his haters wrong by defeating Yan. Sterling gets lots of backlash for the way he won the belt and his past pullouts but he is confident in his skillset that when he fights Yan next time he will be able to defend his title and win the fight fair and square.
- Petr Yan reminds everyone that Aljamain Sterlin is his Bi*ch
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