John Dodson vs. Petr Yan in the Works for UFC Fight Night in Prague • MMA News
A bantamweight showdown between John Dodson and extremely touted prospect Petr Yan is in the works for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Prague, Czech Republic on Feb. 23.
Sources near the scenario confirmed the information on Thursday following an preliminary report from ESPN.
Yan had beforehand confirmed that he simply signed a brand new multi-fight contract with the UFC after beginning out his profession with the promotion by going Three-Zero with two knockouts on his resume.
Most lately, Yan dispatched of Douglas Silva de Andrade at UFC 232 for his third combat in 2018 and he’s losing no time reserving his subsequent contest in 2019.
Dodson will characterize the greatest step up in competitors for the Russian as the former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ winner is a two-time title contender whereas presently being ranked No. eight in the division by the UFC.
Dodson has bounced backwards and forwards between wins and losses over his previous six fights at bantamweight so he’ll try to get some momentum going when he returns in February for the matchup in opposition to Yan.
UFC Fight Night from Prague will air dwell in the United States on ESPN+.