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Petr Yan responds to call out from Marlon Vera for Madison Square Garden fight: ‘I’ll take him to school’


Petr Yan could face Marlon vera at the next UFC event.

Vera is coming off a lopsided decision loss to Sean O’Malley at UFC 299 for the bantamweight title. Vera, after the loss, called for a match with Yan. He thought it was a good idea and hoped it would be held in November at Madison Square Garden.

Petr Yan snaps losing skid with impressive decision win over Song Yadong at UFC 299 Highlights
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“I was hoping to fight Yan in November,” Vera told Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour following his loss to O’Malley at UFC 299, “I feel that would be a great fight that makes sense.”

Although Vera called for the fight with Yan in November, the Russian did suffer a significant knee injury, but he thinks he will be ready for November and to beat ‘Chito’ up.

Sean OMalley UFC 299
Mandatory Credit: Chris Unger – Zuffa LLC

“Yes, I’ll be ready just in time for November. Yes, of course I agree. I’m taking him to a mixed martial arts school. You saw how Song Yadong showed his coolest boxing. Everything didn’t go according to plan a little bit. For Vera, things won’t go according to plan either. 100%. We will work from the current situation. It is best to fight in October and November. But can I do two? I think not – there will be…

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