Autumn/Fall 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
22-3-0
16-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

33
Age
29
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

KO 2SD 5Others 4SUB 1UD 3
Form
SD 3SD 5UD 5Others 4KO 5
22
Wins
16
3
By KO
7
14
KO%
44
8
By Sub
1
36
SUB%
6
3
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2013
25
Bouts
20
66
Rounds
64
5 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 58 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan preview

When is Sterling vs Yan III?

Aljamain Sterling could potentially face Petr Yan, in Autumn/Fall 2022.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Sterling vs Yan III stats

Aljamain Sterling would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Petr Yan would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Yan would have a large advantage in power over Sterling, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Sterling's 14%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over Yan, boasting at 36% submission rate over Yan's 6%.

Aljamain Sterling is the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.

Sterling has 4-inch reach advantage.

Sterling is currently 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 2 more professional rounds, 66 to Yan's 64.

Sterling vs Yan III form

Sterling has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he beat T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beat Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by split decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Brett Johns at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Yan has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Before that, he had lost to 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.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Petr Yan has been fighting more than Aljamain Sterling.

Aljamain Sterling last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Petr Yan's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Sterling vs Yan III?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Sterling vs Yan III yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan news

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