The American UFC fighter, Aljamain Sterling, is close to contesting the title of the Bantamweight category. It is one of the best appearances in the company that Dana White commands, so in recent hours there has been a rumor of a possible meeting with Petr Yan in December. It should be noted that it would be one of the best contests in recent years, knowing the potential that both present in the cage.
Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) was the one who destroyed José Aldo and won by technical knockout, which left him as the new champion of the division. Now, all guns point to his first title defense being against Aljamain Sterling. Many ask for this cross, although there is nothing confirmed at the moment and only the rumor continues to grow. Either way, they would both be willing to accept combat.
“I do not know. I think we are figuring out the contract negotiations. You have to pay your son. I have to pay myself. I put in a lot of work. I’m the next guy in line. I understand what White is saying, if you don’t want to fight, COVID and the whole thing. You don’t fight, you don’t want to risk it, whatever. For me, I’ve already beaten COVID like 10 times, so I’m ready to fight. Just get in shape and I hope it’s in December, the first or second week, ”the American began.
At the same time, Aljamain He said, ‘I think there’s still a respect factor there. I think he knows that I am a dangerous opponent, otherwise I would not be in Dagestan wrestling right now. It’s going to be a very interesting night. I want to see if he can make up that gap in the wrestling department and wrestling in a couple of months, so I think he’s taking me seriously. I’m taking it seriously, and I can’t wait for the opportunity.
The rumors grow
«Petr Yan is a paper champion. Your resume is one page long, too thin to even wipe your butt with it. He hasn’t beaten a single guy in the top five in the division. So you know I’m going for that, ”is what Dana White mentioned. However, Damon Martin mentioned: “Dana White is almost ready to FINALLY testify to Aljamain Sterling as the next rival of Petr Yan and challenger to the UFC Bantamweight World Championship: ‘It’s more than possible that it will be Sterling.’