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Petr Yan claims nobody at bantamweight needs to combat him, calls out Deiveson Figueiredo

Petr Yan claims nobody at bantamweight needs to combat him, calls out Deiveson Figueiredo
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Petr Yan says nobody on the high of the bantamweight division needs to combat him.

Yan is coming off a break up resolution loss to Aljamain Sterling again in April as he regarded to reclaim his bantamweight title. Since then, he has been clamoring for a fight and stated he could be able to return within the fall, but it seems he’s having a tough time getting a keen opponent.

The previous UFC bantamweight champion took to Twitter to say the highest of the division received’t combat him. Not solely that, however Yan then known as out Deiveson Figueiredo for a combat as the present flyweight champ has expressed his curiosity in shifting as much as bantamweight because of the UFC making an interim flyweight title combat.

Nobody at 135 needs it… Figgy? @Daico_Deiveson https://t.co/x14rRBuSCx

— Petr “No Mercy” Yan (@PetrYanUFC) June 23, 2022

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“This fall anybody from high of the division can get it,” Yan tweeted earlier than quote tweeting “Nobody at 135 needs it… Figgy? @Daico_Deiveson.”

Though Figueiredo is the present flyweight champ, it does seem to be an actual chance he does transfer as much as bantamweight subsequent outing. Though he may presumably get a right away title shot, maybe ‘Daico’ takes the combat with Yan because the winner of that might very properly obtain the subsequent bantamweight title shot.

Yan vs. Figueiredo would even be a really enjoyable combat and one that might headline a Combat Evening card. Each males are nice strikers with an underrated floor recreation, however whether or not or not Figueiredo has an curiosity within the combat is unsure.

Petr Yan (16-3) is coming off the choice loss to Sterling and previous to that, he scored a choice win over Cory Sandhagen to win the interim bantamweight title. He misplaced his belt by DQ to Sterling in his first title protection after claiming the vacant belt by TKO over Jose Aldo.

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Deiveson Figueiredo (21-2-1) reclaimed his flyweight title final outing as he beat Brandon Moreno by resolution. Earlier than that, he had suffered a submission loss to Moreno and a draw in opposition to the Mexican.

Would you prefer to see Petr Yan vs. Deiveson Figueiredo?

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