When will we see Alexander Volkanovski-Max Holloway 3, Aljamain Sterling-Petr Yan 2?

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When will we see Alexander Volkanovski-Max Holloway 3, Aljamain Sterling-Petr Yan 2?

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The terms “rematch” and “vengeance” will be the style of UFC 272 on March 5.

UFC president Dana White notified ESPN’s Brett Okamoto on Wednesday that Alexander Volkanovski will safeguard the UFC featherweight title versus previous champ Max Holloway in a trilogy battle. Revealed: Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan will combat in a UFC bantamweight marriage bout. Currently, UFC 272 is anticipated to occur in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Volkanovski beat Holloway back at UFC 245 in 2019 to win the featherweight title. The 2 fulfilled in a rematch back in July 2020, with Volkanovski squeaking out a questionable split-decision win.

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Making his MMA launching in 2012, Volkanovski signed up with the UFC in2016 After beating Holloway two times, he effectively safeguarded the title versus Brian Ortega in September at UFC266 Holloway made his MMA launching in 2010 and signed up with the UFC in2012 His 13- combat win streak ended versus Dustin Poirier for the interim UFC light-weight title. Following the Volkanovski bouts, Holloway placed on striking centers versus Calvin Kattar and Yair Rodriguez, winning both bouts in 2021.

Sterling and Yan are seeking to settle a long competition. The 2 combated one another in March 2021 at UFC259 Throughout the occasion, Yan struck a prohibited knee while Sterling was on the flooring. As an outcome of the DQ surface, Sterling was granted the title.

Yan made his MMA launching in 2014 and signed up with the UFC in2018 Increasing rapidly, Yan beat Jose Aldo for the UFC bantamweight title in2020 After losing the title to Sterling, Yan beat Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 in October to win the interim bantamweight belt.

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Sterling made his MMA launching in 2011 and signed up with the UFC in2014 After suffering a ruthless loss at the hands of Marlon Moraes, Sterling went on a six-fight win streak, that includes the win versus Yan. Both bantamweights were expected to combat one another at UFC 267, however Sterling, who needed to get surgical treatment on his neck, withdrew from the bout.

Other battles set to occur on the card consist of Yan Xiaonan vs. Marina Rodriguez, Jessica Eye vs. Manon Fiorot, Tim Elliott vs. Tagir Ulanbekov and Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Dustin Jacoby.

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