Petr Yan: Stop the circus and let me fight Aljamain Sterling for real 135-pound belt

It appears Petr Yan wants another title stripped from Henry Cejudo.

After relinquishing his UFC flyweight title, current UFC bantamweight champ Cejudo has made it clear that all his focus is on 135 pounds.

And with a lineup of young and hungry contenders, Cejudo has his eyes on a former featherweight king, Jose Aldo, who’s actually coming off a loss to Marlon Moraes at UFC 245.

Naturally, the top-ranked Yan (14-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC), is not happy with Cejudo’s callouts and wants the division to move on. He’d like to face Aljamain Sterling for the “real” bantamweight title.

“If triple clown @HenryCejudo looking for easy “money” fights, he can go ahead and chase his intergender championship belt. While I will fight @funkmasterMMA for real 135 belt #stopthecircus”

Sterling (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) is currently recovering from wrist surgery, but is certainly willing to throw down with Yan.

Undefeated in the UFC, Yan is coming off a third-round knockout over Urijah Faber at UFC 245 and thinks Cejudo is ducking him.

But the champ is dead set on a matchup with Aldo, which UFC president Dana White is actually on board with.

As Cejudo edges closer to a return, targeting the likes of future champs and hall of famers Jose Aldo and Dominick Cruz, streaking contenders such as Yan, Sterling and Cory Sandhagen await.

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