Petr Yan began preparing for a fight with Jimmie Rivera. The fight will take place at the UFC 238 tournament in Chicago. Date – 06/08/2019
Petr Yan (12-1) vs Jimmie Rivera (22-3)
Yan made his debut in the UFC in June 2018, and since then he has held four successful matches in the organization. The fight with Rivera will be his fifth in a year. It is worth noting that Yan is now ranked ninth in the lightest UFC division.
Rivera bypasses the Russian fighter in the UFC ranking by two positions. Under the auspices of the UFC, he had seven fights, five of which won. He approaches defeat with the Russian fighter with defeat – in February of this year, he lost the decision to Aljamain Sterling (17-3).