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 251: Usman, Volkanovski with contrasting title defences after Yan wins bantamweight strap

UFC 251 results: Usman decisions Masvidal; Yan wins title

There were contrasting title defences for Kamaru Usman and Alexander Volkanovski, while Petr Yan became Russia’s second-ever UFC champion with an impressive TKO victory during a stacked card – kicking off the first of four Fight Island events in Abu Dhabi this month. Continue reading