Aljamain Sterling gave the impression to be slowly heading for defeat, however an unlawful knee from bantamweight champion Petr Yan permits him to seize the latter’s belt.
Sterling had began off somewhat properly. More lively than Yan in the course of the first two rounds, Sterling was in all probability main within the judges’ rating, solely he was clearly not ready for a championship combat. The American’s gauge was already properly below means by the third spherical, and the champion regularly took management of the combat.
But whereas the victory was definitely reaching out to him, Petr Yan made a monumental error on the finish of spherical 4, an unlawful knee strike on the American, who was nonetheless on the bottom.
Sterling is not going to get well, and is lastly declared the winner of the combat at 4:29 of spherical 4 following the disqualification of his opponent.
Aljamain Sterling is the brand new UFC bantamweight champion.
Revenge is required!
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