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Petr Yan wants to face John Lineker after slugfest at UFC Fight Night 136

5 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

MOSCOW - UFC bantamweight Petr Yan was an early favorite for “Fight of the Night” at UFC Fight Night 136. A slugfest with Jin Soo Son electrified the audience at Olympic Stadium.
And while Son's weight miss made him ineligible for a $50,000 performance bonus, Yan has an idea for an opponent that would put him in line for another bonus: John Lineker .
“I want to fight Lineker,” Yan told reporters via translator after his UFC Fight Pass-streamed win over Son on Saturday. “I want to fight top fighters. I'm ready.”
So far, Yan has been working his way through unranked opposition. A bout with...
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