Best Battling Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder Petr Yan will defend his 135-pound strap in opposition to No. 1-ranked division contender Aljamain Sterling in the UFC 256 fork out-per-check out (PPV) co-key celebration, scheduled for Sat., Dec. 12, 2020 within APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And he’ll do it as the -130 preferred.
Which is in accordance to our fiscal mates at BetOnline, who pegged “Funk Master” as the +110 betting underdog. With a line that close, really do not be amazed to see their positions flip-flop as funds commences to pour in on both equally sides.
Or “No Mercy” could only widen the hole.
Yan (15-1) captured the vacant crown with a complex knockout get around Jose Aldo at UFC 251 last July. It was the tenth straight victory for the Russian bruiser because crossing above from Complete Championship Akhmat roughly two yrs back again.
As for Sterling (19-3), the “Funk Master” bounced again from a knockout loss to Marlon Moraes by stringing with each other five straight wins, including his UFC 250 submission victory around red-hot contender Cory Sandhagen last June.
UFC 256 will be headlined by the women’s featherweight title fight pitting champion Amanda Nunes opposite challenger Megan Anderson. “Lioness,” as envisioned, is a whopping -800 favourite about the tricky-hitting Aussie (+550).