UFC 256: Petr Yan to face Aljamain Sterling in first bantamweight title defence

Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling set for UFC 256 | MMA UK

At long last, bantamweight challenger Aljamain Sterling gets his wish. After watching Cory Sandhagen flatten previously top-ranked contender Marlon Moraes on Saturday night, the 31-year-old will now face Petr Yan in the Russian’s first title defence at UFC 256 on December 12. Continue reading

UFC Vegas 11: Colby Covington delivers R5 TKO win against Tyron Woodley

UFC news: Colby Covington TKOs Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11

Although the co-main event finished unceremoniously, there was no questioning who emerged victorious in the headliner between #2 ranked welterweight Colby Covington and former champion Tyron Woodley. Covington – who challenged for the title last year – earned a R5 TKO win as the burning possibility of retirement has only intensified after an eventful main card. Continue reading