Petr Yan could not resist the option to get a shot in at middleweight fighter Eryk Anders adhering to UFC Vegas 21.
Anders (13-5 MMA) was one particular of numerous fighters to weigh in right after Yan missing his title to Aljamain Sterling by way of disqualification at UFC 259. The now former bantamweight champion experienced landed a knee to the facial area of ‘Funkmaster’, when he was grounded, which brought on an unfortunate stop to the fight.
Eryk Anders experienced joked that Petr Yan was “playing by Delight rules”, which of course was a Japanese promotion that allowed knees to grounded opponents.
Most just lately, it was Anders who built the walk to the Octagon, this for a middleweight bout with Darren Stewart. The struggle resulted in the use of a different unlawful knee, as Eryk Anders strike ‘The Dentist’ with a foul at 4:37 of the quite initial round. Stewart was not able to keep on, and so the contest was ruled a no-contest.
The explanation Petr Yan was issued a DQ though Eryk Anders was offered a no-contest is due to the truth that the referee deemed the middleweights strike to be accidental.
Owing to his past remarks, Yan could not aid but rub some salt in the wound of Anders.
— Petr “No Mercy” Yan (@PetrYanUFC) March 14, 2021
Petr Yan is of course making an attempt to secure an speedy rematch with Aljamain Sterling in hopes of reclaiming his bantamweight title. Prior to his DQ reduction to ‘Funkmaster’, the Russian standout experienced set alongside one another a 10-struggle profitable streak. For the duration of that outstanding extend, Yan went 7- beneath the UFC banner, which bundled stoppage wins around MMA legends Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo.
Meanwhile, Eryk Anders had entered Saturday’s UFC Vegas 21 celebration in hopes of rebounding from his current reduction to Krzysztof Jotko. Prior to that setback, ‘Ya Boi’ was coming off again-to-back again wins more than Vinicius Moreira and Gerald Meerschaert.
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