Sean O’Malley Calls Out Former Champ Petr Yan For His Next Fight


Transfer over Dominick Cruz, Sean O’Malley has now determined to set his sights on one other former bantamweight champion in Petr Yan.

Regardless of his epic blunder at UFC 259, many individuals nonetheless take into account Petr Yan to be the uncrowned champion of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Yan was forward of his battle in opposition to Aljamain Sterling at this occasion till he inconceivably determined to knee the downed Sterling full go within the face late within the fourth spherical. Due to this blunder, Yan is left ready for Sterling to return from neck surgical procedure for the rematch to happen later this yr.

As an alternative of sitting on the sidelines, stewing and brooding over his newfound standing in limbo, Petr Yan has been despatched an invite to look on The Suga Present.

“Hey @PetrYanUFC what are you doing in July brotha? Wana (sic) beat me up whilst you wait on your rematch?” O’Malley wrote.

Sean O’Malley is presently unranked whereas Yan is ranked #1 within the division. With this actually being the most important separation potential between fighters from a rankings standpoint, it’s not out of the query that the callout was made in jest. Nevertheless, O’Malley has made it clear that he sees himself as one of many largest names within the division, so it’s affordable to take the callout at face worth and a easy case of the lanky athlete capturing his shot.

Even when Yan have been to precise curiosity on this pairing, it’s laborious to think about it coming collectively. Just like Darren Until and Mike Perry, two fighters agreeing to battle and the UFC discovering logic in making the battle are two various things.

Sean O’Malley most not too long ago defeated Thomas Almeida by way of KO at UFC 260, incomes him Efficiency of the Evening honors. After the battle, the one man to defeat O’Malley, Marlon Vera, has not too long ago acknowledged that “Suga” Sean has rejected a rematch supplied by the UFC. This may increasingly very nicely be true, as between this callout of Petr Yan and final weekend’s callout of Dominick Cruz, it seems to be like O’Malley is attempting to hunt greater recreation after his newest kill.

Do you suppose it’s remotely potential {that a} battle between Petr Yan and Sean O’Malley is booked subsequent?



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