Apparently, the rematch between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan, valid for the bantamweight belt (61kg), is being officially announced. through your official ‘Twitter’ account (see below or click Here), Jamaica revealed that it will register a title win against the Russian on October 30, the date on which UFC 267 is scheduled to be held in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
The champion also speculated that, if he emerges victorious in the rematch against the Russian, he intends to defend his title against the winner of the duel between Corey Sendhagen and TJ Dilshaw, which will take place this Saturday (24). UFC will take place in Vegas 32. According to the website ‘MMA Fighting’, however, the settlement for the dispute between Sterling and Yan is currently only oral, lacking a signing of the contract.
“October 30, Abu Dhabi, all conversation ends! Slippyhagen (Sandhagen) or Needleshaw (Dillashaw), the winner gets the next beat when I (PTR) throw the vehicle out of circulation in 3 (rounds)! Interested in one thing this sport is working class hard work! I’ve been given no Dana White privileges,” Alzman Sterling wrote in his ‘Twitter’ post.
If made official, the match between Aljamaine Sterling and Petr Yan would be the second title match for a UFC 267 card, noting that Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira also clashed for the light heavyweight (93 kg) belt. needed. Be a part of the card. Interestingly, according to ‘BT Sport’ reporter Ariel Helwani, issue 267 should not be broadcast via pay-per-view in the United States, as is customary, despite being a numbered event.
Actually, it is expected that UFC 267 will be broadcast on American ‘ESPN’ channels. If all is confirmed, it will be Ultimate’s first numbered event not to have pay-per-view sales since its 138th edition held in the United Kingdom in 2011, and which was delayed in the United States. Was. ‘Spike’ channel.
The rematch between Sterling and Yan comes approximately seven months after the fighters’ first encounter. In March of this year, the Russian – then bantamweight champion – was dominating the fight when, in the fourth round, he dealt an illegal blow to the challenger. In return, the Jamaican claimed that he was not able to continue in the fight, which led to the disqualification of his opponent and, as a result, guaranteed his victory and title victory.
The controversial outcome of the fight led to heavy repercussions, and Sterling was widely criticized by fans and athletes, who insisted that Jamaica would stage to emerge victorious. In the rematch, confirmed by Dana White just after the first duel, the Sovereign of the Roosters will now have the opportunity to prove that he did not choose the easiest way to reach victory and will be recognized as a true champion in the end.
30 October in Abu Dhabi, all things over! Schleiphagen or Needleshaw, the winner gets the next whooping after I clear the ship in 3!
The only thing that matters in this game is the hard work of the blue collar! Any Dana White privileges I’ve never been given?#and still! #Georgia ?? pic.twitter.com/BvkEaKfEgs
— Aljaman Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) July 24, 2021