- Petr Yan is ready to struggle Jose Aldo for the vacant UFC Bantamweight title.
- Petr Yan desires to win the title in “dominant trend” towards the legend.
Modified 07 Jul 2020, 12:33 IST
Petr Yan is one struggle away from reaching his dream of changing into a UFC Champion. After Henry Cejudo declared his retirement, Dana White was requested about who ought to struggle for the vacant title. While he did not give one other title, he said with certainty that Petr Yan ought to be preventing for the belt.
Since Jose Aldo was initially booked to struggle for the title at UFC 250, the corporate felt it was greatest to guide Aldo vs Petr Yan for the vacant title at Fight Island. The No.three ranked Russian Bantamweight spoke to BJPENN.com and spoke about how it feels to struggle a giant title like Jose Aldo, who additionally occurs to be his “final impediment”:
“I’m very comfortable to have this chance, I’m one step away from my purpose of being a UFC champion. I’m very excited,” Petr Yan stated to BJPENN.com. It’s nice to be a part of such a historic occasion on Fight Island in the course of the pandemic. Jose is a giant title and achieved rather a lot on this sport. I respect him rather a lot, however it gained’t have an effect on me in any method. July 11 he can be simply an impediment from my purpose. I’ll benefit from this chance.”
When requested about preventing Henry Cejudo, Petr Yan said that his purpose is to struggle for the title and never Triple C particularly. However, he said that ought to Cejudo determine to come again, they’ll face off to decide who the higher fighter is. As of now, his precedence is Jose Aldo and profitable the title in dominant trend:
“Our types match up very nicely, I consider will probably be a really thrilling struggle. I’ll management the struggle and dictate how this struggle will go,” Petr Yan stated. “It can be my tempo, my distance, and my phrases. Right now, I don’t take into consideration my legacy. I’m simply 100 p.c centered on profitable the title in probably the most dominant trend.”
Petr Yan’s remaining hurdle
Petr Yan is taken into account the favourite to win the vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. He final defeated Urijah Faber at UFC 245 and can be anticipated to hand Jose Aldo his third loss in a row.
However, one can by no means rely out Jose Aldo and we should remind followers that his loss to Marlon Moraes was thought to be a controversial one.
Published 07 Jul 2020, 12:33 IST
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