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Rob Font Considers Petr Yan To Be The True Bantamweight Champion

UFC bantamweight contender Rob Font has admitted that he sees interim titleholder Petr Yan as the division’s champion over Aljamain Sterling.

Up until the fourth round of his first title defense, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Pleads With “Feminine” Petr Yan To Unblock Him

The beef between Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling continues. 

It’s no secret that Yan and Sterling don’t like each other. The pair have exchanged barbs on social media since before their …read more

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Aljamain Sterling trolls Petr Yan with latest injury news: “Doc says back in 2023”

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling trolled his rival Petr Yan with his latest injury news, joking that “doc says back in 2023.” Sterling defeated Yan at UFC 259 earlier this …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Says He Gained Confidence After Watching Yan-Sandhagen

Aljamain Sterling is confident he will defeat Petr Yan in the rematch after watching the Russian’s last fight against Cory Sandhagen.

At UFC 267, Yan and Sandhagen were fighting for the …read more

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Sean O’Malley Gives His Picks For The Two Best Boxers In MMA

UFC bantamweight star Sean O’Malley thinks that Max Holloway and Petr Yan top the list of the best MMA boxers in the UFC today.

O’Malley knows a thing or two about …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Adrian Yanez: ‘I like my chances against Petr Yan’ from a pure boxing standpoint

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Adrian Yanez has become one of the sport’s bright up-and-comers, and he believes a win this weekend …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares his take on “best boxer in the UFC,” Petr Yan reacts

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier shared his take on who is the “best boxer in the UFC”, and then bantamweight champ Petr Yan reacted. Poirier was a guest on The …read more

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Sean O’Malley Offers To ‘Take Care Of’ Petr Yan For Conor McGregor

From one Irishman to another, Sean O’Malley has the back of Conor McGregor.

McGregor recently found himself in a bit of a spat with bantamweight champion Petr Yan after saying that …read more

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Is ‘Notorious’ A Better Boxer Than Yan?

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After his amazing performance against Cory Sandhagen a few weeks ago at UFC 267, not only did Petr Yan win …read more

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Conor McGregor fires back at Jorge Masvidal and Petr Yan during Twitter sparring session

UFC superstar Conor McGregor fired back at fellow UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Petr Yan during his most recent Twitter sparring session. McGregor often gets into it on social media …read more

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Morning Report: Conor McGregor, Jorge Masvidal trade shots over Twitter, Petr Yan also jumps in

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They say you should always keep your options open and no one in MMA does a better job of that than …read more

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Petr Yan fires back at Conor McGregor commenting on his boxing

Conor McGregor is willing to get into a verbal back-and-forth with just about anyone – including UFC interim bantamweight champion Petr Yan. After seeing a top 5 list of the …read more

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Conor McGregor discusses the boxing abilities of Petr Yan: “I like his style. I’d rip him up in that shell tho.”

Conor McGregor commended the boxing abilities of Petr Yan, but added that there’s no one even remotely close to his boxing in the UFC. The former two-division UFC champion, McGregor …read more

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Sterling Slams “Joke” ESPN Journalists For Ranking Yan On P4P List

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has criticized the ESPN ranking committee for placing interim titleholder Petr Yan on their pound-for-pound list ahead of him.

Yan’s jump from unranked to #7 on …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Petr Yan Performs Status Check On “Old Cheater” TJ Dillashaw

UFC interim bantamweight champion Petr Yan took the time to check in on his bantamweight colleague, TJ Dillashaw in a blunt way.

Yan is fresh off his largely dominant performance against …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan climb into top spots

Champions solidify their positions and previously unranked fighters emerge in the ESPN men’s and women’s top 10s. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling blasts ESPN ranking committee for ranking Petr Yan ahead of him on P4P list

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was not happy to see Petr Yan’s name included in the latest ESPN P4P rankings. Earlier this afternoon, ESPN released their updated UFC P4P rankings. …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Biggest upward move is Petr Yan's entry into men's top 10

Alexander Volkanovski and Kayla Harrison make gains in latest ESPN women’s rankings. …read more

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O’Malley Claims Inevitable Yan Fight Will Be A Pay-Per-View Headliner

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley thinks a fight with interim champion Petr Yan is inevitable, and believes it will be a “massive” pay-per-view main event when it happens.

Last Saturday, Yan took …read more

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Video: UFC 267 ‘Fight Motion’ features knockouts, Khamzat Chimaev, Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen classic

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UFC 267 is the latest pay-per-view event to get slow-mo treatment for the promotion’s “Fight Motion” series. The video features …read more

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Dana White Has Some Good News For TJ Dillashaw’s Title Shot Hopes

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan will look for revenge against Aljamain Sterling next, but TJ Dillashaw is expected to get the winner.

Yan beat Cory Sandhagen in a largely dominant …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Reveals Preferred Time Frame For Petr Yan Rematch

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has revealed when he’s planning to return to the Octagon for a unification bout with rival Petr Yan.

Sterling’s title crowning went down at UFC 259 …read more

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Aljamain Sterling targets early 2021 title unifier, says ‘b*tchass’ T.J. Dillashaw ‘can wait’

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Aljamain Sterling isn’t so wrapped up in his rivalry with Petr Yan that he can’t acknowledge the Russian’s great work …read more

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Petr Yan issues a warning to “chicken heart” Aljamain Sterling following UFC 267

New UFC interim bantamweight champion Petr Yan issued a warning to “chicken heart” Aljamain Sterling following his big win at UFC 267. Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen via unanimous decision in …read more

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Sterling: Yan ‘fought a beautiful fight’ at UFC 267 

Aljamain Sterling ahead of his fight against Petr Yan at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The UFC bantamweight champion praised Yan …read more

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Aljamain Sterling praises Petr Yan for a ‘beautiful fight’ against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling was impressed with Petr Yan’s performance at UFC 267. In the co-main event of the card from Abu Dhabi, Yan was facing Cory Sandhagen for the interim bantamweight …read more

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Petr Yan on ‘chicken heart’ Aljamain Sterling: ‘The man who ran away once will always run again’

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Petr Yan is ready to face Aljamain Sterling in a bantamweight championship unification bout in his next fight, even if …read more

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Israel Adesanya Recalls Petr Yan ‘Merking Everyone’ In Training

Israel Adesanya knew Petr Yan was special even before he became champion.

UFC 267 went down on Saturday and two champions were crowned, among them was Petr Yan who would …read more

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Dana White high on ‘savage’ Petr Yan after UFC 267 interim title win: ‘This guy is unbelievable’

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There may not have been an undisputed UFC title on the line, but Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen was still …read more

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Aljamain Sterling: Petr Yan fought a 'beautiful fight' against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling praised Petr Yan’s title-winning performance against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267.
Yan (16-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) defeated Sandhagen (14-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) in an entertaining “Fight of the Night” battle …read more

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Cory Sandhagen makes no excuses for loss to Petr Yan at UFC 267: “He’s a hell of a fighter”

Cory Sandhagen is making no excuses for his loss to interim bantamweight champ Petr Yan at UFC 267, saying that “he’s a hell of a fighter.” Sandhagen and Yan were …read more

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Dana White Confirms Yan/Sterling Next Despite Dillashaw’s Claim

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan will look for revenge against Aljamain Sterling next instead of a fight against TJ Dillashaw.

Yan beat Cory Sandhagen in a largely dominant performance in …read more

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Cory Sandhagen Vows to Eventually Become UFC Champ: ‘The Ship Keeps Sailing’

Cory Sandhagen was all class following his closely-contested loss to Petr Yan in the UFC 267 co-main event. …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for champs Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan after UFC 267?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Jan Blachowicz, Cory Sandhagen after UFC 267 losses?)
UFC 267 was a night that won’t soon be forgotten, largely because of what happened …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jan Blachowicz, Cory Sandhagen after UFC 267 losses?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for champs Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan after UFC 267?)
UFC 267 is a night Jan Blachowicz and Cory Sandhagen will be glad to forget …read more

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Sterling Praises Yan On Interim Win: ‘You Earned This Ass Whooping’

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Check out what the disputed UFC bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling had to say about Petr Yan taking the interim 135 …read more

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Cory Sandhagen comments on UFC 267 loss: 'The ship keeps sailing'

Cory Sandhagen came up short Saturday at UFC 267 when he lost a unanimous decision to Petr Yan with an interim bantamweight title at stake.
In the immediate aftermath, Sandhagen (14-4 …read more

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UFC 267 highlights & recap: Petr Yan vs Cory Sandhagen

Watch the UFC 267 highlights and recap from the interim bantamweight championship between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen. The bout served as the UFC 267 co-main event on Saturday at …read more

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Cory Sandhagen Issues Statement Following UFC 267 Loss

Cory Sandhagen has issued his first statement after losing to Petr Yan at UFC 267.

The UFC 267 co-main event between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen lived up to the hype …read more

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Petr Yan reacts after defeating Cory Sandhagen to win interim bantamweight title at UFC 267

New UFC champion Petr Yan reacted after defeating Cory Sandhagen to win the interim bantamweight title in the co-main event of UFC 267. Yan and Sandhagen met in the co-headliner …read more

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Aljamain Sterling On Yan/Sandhagen Bout: Daddy Was Proud!

Aljamain Sterling has congratulated Petr Yan for his interim title victory at UFC 267, but feels their rematch will be a “very different fight.”

On Saturday, Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen in …read more

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Cory Sandhagen reacts following loss to Petr Yan at UFC 267

Cory Sandhagen has issued a statement following his unanimous decision loss to Petr Yan at today’s UFC 267 event in Abu Dhabi. Sandhagen (14-4 MMA) and Yan (16-2 MMA) collided …read more

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UFC 267 post-fight show: Reaction to Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan triumphs; Khamzat Chimaev’s incredible return

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Glover Teixeira and Petr Yan left UFC 267 with championship gold, while Khamzat Chimaev and Islam Makhachev made things look …read more

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UFC interim champ Petr Yan: 'I have a belt, and it says everything'

UFC champion once again, albeit of the interim variety, Petr Yan chose not to bother arguing about his position in the bantamweight pecking order.
After all, a belt is a belt, …read more

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Dana White reacts to “absolute war” between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Dana White reacted to Saturday’s absolute war between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen during tonight’s UFC 267 post-fight press conference. Yan (16-2 MMA) and Sandhagen (14-4 MMA) squared off in …read more

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7 Takeaways From UFC 267: Błachowicz vs. Teixeira

UFC 267 featured two title fights that crowned a new interim champion in Petr Yan and a new light-heavyweight champion in Glover Teixeira. The return of Khamzat Chimaev did not …read more

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7 Takeaways From UFC 267: Błachowicz vs. Teixeira

UFC 267 featured two title fights that crowned a new interim champion in Petr Yan and a new light-heavyweight champion in Glover Teixeira. The return of Khamzat Chimaev did not …read more

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UFC 267 takeaways: Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan and Khamzat Chimaev shine

After a long road and at 42 years of age, Teixeira finally won a UFC title. Others put their divisions on notice. …read more

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War! Watch highlights of Petr Yan’s thrilling win over Cody Sandhagen

Petr Yan puts hands on Cory Sandhagen to claim interim bantamweight belt at UFC 267 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out the full …read more

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UFC 267 results: Petr Yan claims interim title with unanimous decision over Cory Sandhagen in instant classic

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Petr Yan is once again holding at least a piece of the bantamweight title after engaging in a five-round war …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reacts after Petr Yan defeats Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling clearly tuned in to watch Saturday’s UFC 267 interim bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen. Sterling (21-3 MMA), the UFC’s reigning bantamweight champion, was originally …read more

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UFC 267: Pros react to Petr Yan’s thrilling war against Sandhagen

Petr Yan defeted Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Petr Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267. On Twitter, pro …read more

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Petr Yan bests Cory Sandhagen to become champ again after slugfest at UFC 267 | Video

Petr Yan topped Cory Sandhagen on the scorecards (49-46 x3) to earn the UFC interim championship and another shot at Aljamain Sterling.

“Everyone knows I am the real champion”, Yan …read more

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Pros react after Petr Yan defeats Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Today’s UFC 267 event was co-headlined by an interim bantamweight title fight featuring Petr Yan squaring off with Cory Sandhagen. Yan (15-2 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen full fight video highlights

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Watch Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen full fight video highlights from their co-main event bout at UFC 267, courtesy of …read more

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Fighters React To Petr Yan Outstriking Cory Sandhagen To Win Interim Title At UFC 267

As expected, Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen in a fight to crown the interim bantamweight title was exactly what he was hyped to be. 

The two fighters met in a bout …read more

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Twitter reacts to Petr Yan's interim title win over Cory Sandhagen in UFC 267 thriller

Petr Yan once again has a place at the top of the bantamweight division after beating Cory Sandhagen for interim gold in the UFC 267 co-main event.
With champion Aljamain Sterling …read more

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UFC 267 Results: Petr Yan defeats Cory Sandhagen (Highlights)

Today’s UFC 267 event is co-headlined by an interim bantamweight title fight featuring Petr Yan taking on Cory Sandhagen. Yan (15-2 MMA) will be returning to action for the first …read more

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UFC 267 results: Petr Yan masterclass earns him interim title victory over Cory Sandhagen

Petr Yan once again has UFC title gold around his waist, even if it’s an interim championship.
At UFC 267, Yan (16-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) defeated fellow top contender Cory Sandhagen …read more

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UFC 267 live blog: Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen

Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen will clash in the UFC 267 co-main event Saturday. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC 267 …read more

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UFC 267: Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen live results, discussion, PBP

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Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring, and play-by-play as UFC 267 goes down live …read more

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Israel Adesanya breaks down UFC 267 main card fights | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya breaks down upcoming UFC 267 Main Card fights between Jan Blachowicz and GloverTeixeira, Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen, Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker & shares …read more

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UFC 267 start time, TV schedule for Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen

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The UFC 267 start time and TV schedule for the Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira fight card at the Etihad …read more

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Colby Covington shares his best bet for UFC 267: “Even though there’s no star power, there is plenty of potential to pad your bank account”

Colby Covington has shared his best bet for tomorrow’s UFC 267 event, highlighting a interim bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen. Yan (15-2 MMA) will be returning …read more

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UFC 267 preview show: What to make of title doubleheader, Chimaev’s struggles on the scale

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Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira will headline Saturday’s UFC 267 event for the light heavyweight title, while Petr Yan and …read more

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Aljamain Sterling explains why he favors Cory Sandhagen to defeat Petr Yan at UFC 267

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling explained why he favors Cory Sandhagen to defeat Petr Yan this weekend at UFC 267. Sterling has fought both Sandhagen and Yan, so he has …read more

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Aljamain Sterling predicts Cory Sandhagen to win at UFC 267, but promises Petr Yan ‘we’re going to fight again’

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No one has greater interest in UFC 267’s co-main event than bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling.
As he continues to heal from …read more

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UFC 267 title bouts set as fighters make weight

The UFC light heavyweight bout between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira and the vacant interim bantamweight title bout between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen are official as all four fighters …read more

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UFC 267 weigh-in results: Title fights official, Khamzat Chimaev heavy on first attempt

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The two title fights atop UFC 267 are set after light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz, Glover Teixeira, Petr Yan and …read more

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UFC 267 cold open: ‘Polish Power’ on the line, Petr Yan ‘back to claim what’s his’

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Apparently, there’s a new fight capital of the world, and it’s in the Middle East.
Set to Wolfmother’s “Joker And …read more

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Petr Yan not interested in Aljamain Sterling rematch with win at UFC 267

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan says that he is not interested in the Aljamain Sterling rematch even with a win at UFC 267. Yan was supposed to fight Sterling …read more

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Video: UFC 267 press conference faceoffs: Petr Yan tries to fake out Cory Sandhagen

UFC 267 fight week is in full swing following Thursday’s pre-fight press conference, where the top names on the card came face-to-face for the first time.
After answering media questions ahead …read more

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UFC 267 | Pro fighters make their picks for Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen interim title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 267, Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen are set to fight for the interim bantamweight title. Ahead of the fight, Yan is a -235 favorite …read more

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UFC 267 Clash: Yan Vs. Sandhagen!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight strikers Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen will collide this weekend (Sat., Oct. 30, 2021) at …read more

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Aljamain Sterling wants to defend UFC title in early 2022 after undergoing ‘life-changing’ surgery

Aljamain Sterling is interviewed following his controversial disqualification victory over Petr Yan at UFC 259. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Aljamain Sterling vows to …read more

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Petr Yan trolls Aljamain Sterling by landing fake illegal knee at open workout, champ responds (Video)

Petr Yan trolled Aljamain Sterling at his open workout at UFC 267. In the co-main event of UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi, Yan was supposed to rematch Sterling for the …read more

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Petr Yan: Aljamain Sterling is the one who needs rematch, but 'I'm not interested'

While it would be easy to assume Petr Yan is planning to immediately call out Aljamain Sterling if victorious at UFC 267, the former bantamweight champ said that’s not the …read more

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UFC 267 midweek odds: Jan Blachowicz, Petr Yan favored in title fights

Jan Blachowicz is favored over Glover Teixeira in the UFC 267 main event | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Check out the midweek betting lines …read more

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Cory Sandhagen: 'I'll see myself as champ' with UFC 267 interim title win

Cory Sandhagen thinks he’ll have legitimate championship bravado if he beats Petr Yan for the interim belt at UFC 267.
It seems every time an interim UFC title fight is booked, …read more

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Yan Flattens Coach With Fake Illegal Knee

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Former UFC Bantamweight champion Petr Yan was stripped of his 135-pound strap by throwing (and landing) an illegal knee against …read more

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UFC 267 video: Petr Yan closes show with illegal knee reenactment at open workouts

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ABU DHABI — Petr Yan hasn’t forgotten the strike that cost him his UFC title.
At Wednesday’s UFC 267 open workouts, the former bantamweight …read more

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Fighter vs. Writer: Aljamain Sterling previews UFC 267 including his pick for Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen

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UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling co-hosts the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer as he breaks down the …read more

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UFC 267 Countdown Video: Petr Yan vs Cory Sandhagen

UFC 267 on Saturday, October 30 marks the promotion’s return to Abu Dhabi with two titles on the line, and former bantamweight champ Petr Yan battles Cory Sandhagen for interim …read more

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Petr Yan plans to show he’s ‘the champion for a reason’ against Cory Sandhagen: ‘There’s nothing interim about this belt’

Petr Yan believes his UFC 267 co-main event fight against Cory Sandhagen should be for the vacant bantamweight title. Yan was supposed to rematch Aljamain Sterling on the card, after …read more

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Video: UFC 267 'Countdown' for Cory Sandhagen vs. Petr Yan

Did you miss the debut of UFC 267 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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Sandhagen Thinks Even O’Malley Knows His Yan Callout Was Ridiculous

UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen believes Sean O’Malley’s recent callout of Petr Yan was “ridiculous,” something he thinks even “Sugar” himself knows.

Sandhagen’s comments came after it was announced that he would …read more

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Petr Yan has no plans to retire by age 30, confirms agent

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan has no plans to retire by age 30, confirmed his agent Sayat Abdrakhmanov. Yan returns to the Octagon next weekend at UFC 267 when …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says getting his “ass kicked” by Merab Dvalishvili triggered UFC 267 withdrawal: “It’s never that one-sided”

Aljamain Sterling has revealed that training with Merab Dvalishvili helped him realise that he wasn’t healthy enough to compete at UFC 267. Next weekend, Petr Yan will meet Cory Sandhagen …read more

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Sterling Admits The Thought Of An Early Retirement Crossed His Mind

UFC bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling says he’s had thoughts of early retirement thanks to lingering issues from neck surgery.

Shortly after capturing the title against Petr Yan in March, Sterling underwent …read more

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I was ‘gambling my quality of life’ for fans - Sterling talks decision to pull out of UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling walks out of the arena after his DQ win over Petr Yan at UFC 259. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Aljamain Sterling …read more

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Demetrious Johnson responds to Aljamain Sterling’s “karma” remarks

Demetrious Johnson stands by his thoughts on the “downed opponent” rule despite Aljamain Sterling’s karma remarks. We’ve over six months removed from Aljamain Sterling’s DQ win over Petr Yan that …read more

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Sandhagen Believes He Has More Ways To Win At UFC 267 Than Yan

UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen believes he’ll possess more paths to victory than Petr Yan when they meet for the interim gold at UFC 267.

Yan had been originally set to challenge …read more

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Sean O’Malley Predicted He’d KO Petr Yan In One Round

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has suggested that he’d knock former champion Petr Yan out inside one round if they were to trade blows inside the cage.

O’Malley’s comments came after it …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Sean O’Malley Says He’s Training To “Sleep” Petr Yan “In One”

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has suggested that he’d knock former champion Petr Yan out inside one round if they were to trade blows inside the cage.

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Aljamain Sterling Feels God Played A Role In UFC 259 Title Win

Aljamain Sterling believes the higher powers have given him a second chance after he was forced to pull out of his upcoming title fight against rival Petr Yan.

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Aljamain Sterling Feels God Played A Role In UFC 257 Title Win

Aljamain Sterling believes the higher powers have given him a second chance after he was forced to pull out of his upcoming title fight against rival Petr Yan.

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Rob Font says he was offered UFC interim title fight vs. Petr Yan, but turned it down because of COVID-19

The call to replace Aljamain Sterling against Petr Yan initially came for Rob Font, but he had to turn it down.
Bantamweight champion Sterling (20-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) wasn’t medically cleared for …read more

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Rob Font confirms UFC offered him interim bantamweight title shot before Cory Sandhagen

One of the top contenders at 135lbers, Rob Font confirmed that the UFC offered him a bantamweight title shot before Cory Sandhagen. Petr Yan was expected to fight UFC bantamweight …read more

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Dillashaw: Yan Was ‘Never The True Champion’

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UFC bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen believes that a victory over Petr Yan in the UFC 267 …read more

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