Petr Yan says UFC doesn’t want Aljamain Sterling to headline event


The feud between the two men holding pieces of the UFC bantamweight title continues to rage.

On Tuesday, the new date for the much-anticipated rematch between champion Aljamain Sterling and interim champion Petr Yan was confirmed for UFC 273 in April, a change from a date previously set for UFC 272 in March.

Sterling (20-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) recently said the delay was due to Yan’s personal reasons and that he had not been vaccinated against COVID-19. However, Yan (16-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) claimed that was not true as he was vaccinated and ready to fight now, while citing a completely different reason for the date change, which caused a return exchange. on social networks Tuesday evening.

Check out their posts via Twitter about the situation below.

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