Petr Yan’s bantamweight title clash from Aljamain Sterling has been rescheduled for UFC 259 on March 6.
As very first claimed by MMA Junkie and later verified by numerous resources, UFC 259 will now have a few title fights. The earlier noted gentle heavyweight title bout in between Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya is now formal in addition to Amanda Nunes defending her featherweight championship from Megan Anderson. What has now come to gentle is the addition of Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan to the card in what will make for Yan’s 1st bantamweight title protection.
Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling have been initially scheduled to deal with just one yet another at UFC 256 on December 12, but Yan had to withdraw from the bout owing to particular explanations. Yan by no means wavered on his need to protect in opposition to Sterling, so it was a formality that the struggle would be rebooked. And we now have a difficult day on when the combat will consider spot.
Petr Yan received the vacant bantamweight championship at UFC 251 when he defeated Jose Aldo through 5th-round TKO to make it 10 consecutive victories for the new champion. Yan’s opponent Aljamain Sterling is also using a lengthy profitable streak of five consecutive wins. Most recently, Sterling defeated Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250 to punch his ticket to a environment title shot.
Now with three planet title fights booked, the current lineup for UFC 259 is composed of the subsequent bouts:
UFC Gentle Heavyweight Championship Bout: Jan Blachowicz © vs. Israel Adesanya
UFC Bantamweight Championship Bout: Petr Yan © vs. Aljamain Sterling
UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship Bout: Amanda Nunes © vs. Megan Anderson
Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
Randy Costa vs. Trevin Jones
Aalon Cruz vs. Uros Medic
Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinoza
Who do you forecast will wander absent from UFC 259 as the bantamweight winner: Petr Yan or Aljamain Sterling?