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Dillashaw Believes Petr Yan Beats Aljamain Sterling At UFC 259

TJ Dillashaw believes Petr Yan will beat Aljamain Sterling to defend his bantamweight title for the first time at UFC 259. In the first of three title fights on the card, Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling are finally set to fight. It's a very intriguing bout with many thinking Sterling...

Sterling Feels He Should Be Compensated For Yan’s UFC 256 Pull-Out

Aljamain Sterling is still not done laying into UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan for pulling out of their scheduled fight on December 12. It has now been confirmed for weeks that Petr Yan will be defending his bantamweight championship against Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 on March 6, but whenever...

Aljamain Sterling Blasts T.J. Dillashaw For Expecting Title Shot

Top bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got a good laugh out of T.J. Dillashaw’s insistence that he receive a title shot upon his UFC return. Former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw has been suspended from competition by USADA since 2019 after testing positive for EPO but is already eligible to make his...

Aljamain Sterling Shares Theories Why Petr Yan Withdrew From UFC 256

Aljamain Sterling has his theories on why his fight against Petr Yan originally scheduled for UFC 256 fell apart, and neither of them are kind to Yan. Aljamain Sterling lobbied long and hard to get the first crack at Petr Yan’s bantamweight title before and after winning his fifth consecutive...

Three Title Fights Set For UFC 259, Including Yan vs. Sterling

Petr Yan’s bantamweight title clash against Aljamain Sterling has been rescheduled for UFC 259 on March 6. As first reported by MMA Junkie and later confirmed by multiple sources, UFC 259 will now have three title fights. The previously reported light heavyweight title bout between Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya...

Aljamain Sterling Explains Why He’s Bantamweight’s “Uncrowned King”

Aljamain Sterling is eager to pick up the shards of his broken engagement with Petr Yan at UFC 256 and construct a clear picture of who is truly the best bantamweight in the world. UFC bantamweight top contender Aljamain Sterling had been lobbying for a world title shot long before...

Petr Yan Provides Major Updates On Aljamain Sterling Title Fight

After an eleventh-hour postponement of the UFC 256 bantamweight title fight between champion Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan provides reassurances that the fight will still happen soon. UFC 256 has had its share of setbacks, with three title fights falling through. First, Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns was...

Yan vs. Sterling Title Fight Off of UFC 256

UFC 256 is going through some changes with their main event according to multiple reports. The bantamweight title fight between champion Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling has been postponed until February according to an initial report from MMA Island and confirmed later by MMA Fighting.  The news seemed to emerge...

UFC Rankings Report: Sterling #1 Contender, Suarez Removed

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC on ESPN+ 37! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker moves up two spots to #12, causing Deiveson Figueiredo (#13) and Tony Ferguson (#14) to drop one spot. Women’s Pound for Pound: Raquel Pennington debuts in...

BREAKING: UFC 256 Adds Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling As Co-Headliner

Petr Yan's first title defense will come against Aljamain Sterling in the co-main event of UFC 256 on December 12. UFC President Dana White informed Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports that Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling will be the co-main event of UFC 256, with women's featherweight champion Amanda Nunes...

Aljamain Sterling Wants UFC 256 Title Fight Against Petr Yan, Champ Responds

Aljamain Sterling is hoping to finally get his title fight booked against champion, Petr Yan. Ever since Aljamain Sterling submitted Cory Sandhagen in the first round at UFC 250, it was declared he was the number one contender. Yet, Dana White has been reluctant to call him that and many...

Aljamain Sterling On UFC Title Shot: I Don’t Know What Dana White’s Waiting For

Aljamain Sterling is unsure what the holdup is when it comes to receiving a UFC title opportunity. Many fight fans and media members are in agreement that Sterling deserves the next crack at the UFC bantamweight championship. Still, UFC president Dana White has yet to commit to giving the "Funk...

Aljamain Sterling Calls Petr Yan UFC’s ‘Paper Champion’

Aljamain Sterling is not sold on Petr Yan being the legitimate UFC bantamweight champion. On July 11, Yan fought Jose Aldo for the vacant UFC bantamweight title on the UFC 251 card. Yan captured the gold via fifth-round TKO. Sterling has been itching to get his hands on Yan and...

Dana White Won’t Declare Aljamain Sterling The No. 1 Contender: ‘He’s Up There’

Aljamain Sterling is not the clear-cut No. 1 contender according to Dana White as many fans and media seem to think. At UFC 250, Sterling was set to fight Cory Sandhagen, in what many people considered the real bantamweight title fight. Most were expecting it to go the distance. But,...

Petr Yan Thinks Aljamain Sterling Deserves UFC Bantamweight Title Shot

Petr Yan feels it's time for Aljamain Sterling to get his shot at UFC gold. On July 11, Yan took on Jose Aldo on the main card of UFC 251. Aldo put up a fight but Yan's ground-and-pound was relentless. He eventually scored the fifth-round TKO victory. This bout was...