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Petr Yen Comments On Losing The UFC Bantamweight Title Via DQ Due To An Illegal Strike At UFC 259

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• Petr Yen Comments On Losing The UFC Bantamweight Title Via DQ Due To An Illegal Strike At UFC 259

At tonight’s UFC 259 pay-per-view, UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan delivered an illegal knee strike to Aljamain Sterling’s head.

This resulted in a disqualification and Aljamain was crowned the new champion via Disqualification.

You can watch the illegal strike below:

Aljamain refused to take the Title after the fight and dropped it in the Octagon after UFC President Dana White gave it to him. His team later picked it up.

You can watch Aljamain’s post-fight interview below:

In the post-fight press conference, Dana White said that Aljamain was taken to the Hospital and he’s fine.

Petr Yan tweeted the following regarding this situation:

“I apologize and wish speedy recovery to Aljamain Sterling. I didn’t mean to throw an illegal strike, I just made a big mistake and paid for it.”

Both fighters want a rematch after what happened.

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (March 6, 2006) – WWE Monday Night RAW

On this day in 2006, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Monday Night RAW’.

This episode was broadcasted from the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE WrestleMania 22’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Intercontinental Title: Ric Flair vs. Shelton Benjamin

– Triple H vs. Kane

– Shane McMahon vs. Shawn Michaels

– Vince McMahon vs. Shawn Michaels

– Kenny Doane vs. Eugene

– Lita vs. Maria

– John Cena vs. Big Show

        
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