Aljamain Sterling shares advice for “habitual” Sean O’Malley forward of his UFC 280 showdown with Petr Yan

Aljamain Sterling shares advice for “habitual” Sean O’Malley forward of his UFC 280 showdown with Petr Yan

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Aljamain Sterling has offered Sean O’Malley some advice heading into his showdown with Petr Yan at UFC 280.

Out of all individuals in the UFC’s bantamweight division, Aljamain Sterling presumably is aware of Petr Yan the right. As effectively as to their controversial first assembly that resulted in a disqualification prefer for ‘Funk Master’, Sterling was as soon as additionally in a situation to edge previous Yan via choice after they met in a rematch benefit at UFC 273 in April.

Now, the Russian is determined to technique to motion at UFC 280 when he takes on rising contender Sean O’Malley in Abu Dhabi.

Sooner than that bout, Sterling extinct an interview with The Schmo to provide ‘Suga’ some words of recommendation – alongside a minute little bit of little bit of criticism.

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“I don’t give a swho wins that battle, I basically don’t. However, if there’s a a part of recommendation I could per chance per chance give to O’Malley, it’s that footwork frustrates Yan. He has a laborious time monitoring guys down who accept as true with just footwork and aren’t just staunch gonna stand in entrance of him and sit up for the slay shot. Utilizing his vary, try to now not earn hit to the body because I mediate he’s a minute little bit of customary and a minute little bit of subtle around the mid-piece. So, try to now not let Yan score you with this kind of straights, because I’m telling you it don’t feel too just.”

As O’Malley and Yan put collectively to indirectly settle the score, Sterling is gearing up to defend his UFC bantamweight championship on the very same card with TJ Dillashaw hoping to take hang of the belt and change into a 3-time champion at 135 kilos.

Make you compromise with Aljamain Sterling‘s advice? Who stop you mediate must level-headed be considered because the favourite heading into Sean O’Malley vs Petr Yan at UFC 280? Direct us your thoughts on that match-up and more down in the comments, BJPENN Nation!

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