Dana White confirms Frankie Edgar a contender, Tony Ferguson’s subsequent combat
UFC president Dana White doesn’t like to match make on the night time of fights, but he did a small little bit of that at UFC on ESPN 15. Very well, sort of.
Following previous UFC light-weight champion Frankie Edgar’s thriving debut at bantamweight, White was fast to acknowledge the 38-calendar year-aged was an quick contender in the division. He wasn’t, having said that, all set to identify his next opponent, even though it would not be a shot at current champion Petr Yan.
The shot at Yan’s bantamweight belt will go to Aljamain Sterling, stated White. Sterling has been patiently ready for his title shot after 5 consecutive wins above the likes of Munhoz, Cory Sandhagen, Jimmie Rivera, Cody Stamman, and Brett Johns.
White also verified that the UFC had lately booked lightweight contender Tony Ferguson’s next bout, adhering to his decline to Justin Gaethje for the interim title at UFC 249, the promotion’s very first combat subsequent the nationwide shutdown.
Hear almost everything Dana White experienced to say at the UFC on ESPN 15 Put up-Struggle press convention.
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