Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-03-06, high level of technique by both fighters: the mma fight Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling gets three stars.
Sterling vs Yan is valid for the UFC bantamweight title and it is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya – UFC 259. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Petr Yan record
The Ufc Bw champion Petr Yan entered this fight with a mma record of 15-1-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 bantamweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Magomed Magomedov in 2016 (via split decision), since then he has won ten consecutive matches taking revenge on Magomedov in 2017 and defeating Urijah Faber (Petr Yan vs Urijah Faber) and Jose Aldo in his last two (Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo).
Aljamain Sterling record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Aljamain Sterling, has an official record of 19-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the bantamweight division.
He was defeated by Marlon Moraes at the end of 2017 (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes) but then he has won five matches beating Pedro Munhoz (Aljamain Sterling vs Pedro Munhoz) and Cory Sandhagen in his last two (Aljamain Sterling vs Cory Sandhagen).
Yan vs Sterling full fight video or highlights
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UFC 259 info
Event: UFC 259
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: UFC Bantamweight Championship
UFC 259 fight card
Here is the UFC 259 full fight card:
Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya
Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson
Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling
Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober
Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Tim Elliott vs Jordan Espinosa
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Carlos Ulberg
Sean Brady vs Jake Matthews
Lívia Renata Souza vs Amanda Lemos
Uros Medic vs Aalon Cruz
Mario Bautista vs Trevin Jones
UFC 259 countdown – Video preview
Here is the official video of the full episode of UFC 259 countdown Yan vs Sterling.
Yan vs Sterling result
Aljamain Sterling defeated Petr Yan via disqualification (illegal knee) at 4:29, round 4.
Yan vs Sterling post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling post-fight interview.