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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Sterling vs Yan?
Aljamain Sterling is set to face Petr Yan, as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 9th April 2022.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest is for the UFC bantamweight championship.
Sterling vs Yan stats
Aljamain Sterling steps into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Petr Yan will make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Yan has a massive power advantage over Sterling, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Sterling's 10%.
Aljamain Sterling is the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Sterling has 4-inch reach advantage.
Sterling is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 3 more professional rounds, 59 to Yan's 56.
Sterling vs Yan form
Yan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had beat Urijah Faber at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had won against Jimmie Rivera at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago.
Sterling's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Sterling vs Yan US streams
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