Officially: Petr Yan vs Jimmy Rivera

Officially: Petr Yan vs Jimmy Rivera

Russian UFC fighter Petr Yan (12-1), representing the club Archangel Michael, will hold the next match on June 8 in Chicago at UFC 238. His opponent will be American Jimmy Rivera (22-3). Today, Petr Yan signed a contract to fight. ⠀
Officially, the bout between the lightest weight representatives Petr Yan and Jimmy Riveira will be held on June 8 at UFC 238. Petr’s victory over the American athlete will allow him to get closer to the TOP-5 of the lightest UFC division. At the moment, the Russian fighter is located on the 9th position, Rivera on the 7th.⠀
“I signed a contract this morning. I continue my journey to the belt. I have been waiting for a fight with Rivera for a long time. I know that they already offered this fight to him and he refused. But the UFC leadership did organize this fight. Now the main thing is to approach the fight in good shape “, – said Petr Yan.

For “No Mercy” it will be the fifth match in the UFC, Petr has never lost under the auspices of the American promotion. Rivera lost in two of the last three fights.

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