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Aljamain Sterling sounds off on 'has-been' Urijah Faber, 'odd guy' Henry Cejudo, 'two-faced' Petr Yan

UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling never has been shy to speak his mind, and the 29-year-old went on the offensive as he took aim at three of his biggest rivals …read more

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Aljamain Sterling questions ‘irrational’ Urijah Faber’s call for title shot

After stopping Ricky Simon in his comeback fight, Urijah Faber called for a title shot against UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo. While Faber is a big star, however, it’s inarguable …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reacts to Urijah Faber title chatter: ‘Stop the bullsh*t’

Aljamain Sterling was impressed with Urijah Faber’s quick finish over Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento on Saturday night, but that doesn’t mean he’s open to letting “The California Kid” take …read more

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Joe Rogan pokes fun at Diego Sanchez’s ‘self-awareness coach’

The most recent fighter to take the Joe Rogan hot seat is none other than bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling.
The 25-year-old sat down on the Joe Rogan podcast to discuss a …read more

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Aljamain Sterling '100 percent down' for interim title fight vs. Petr Yan if Henry Cejudo defends 125

Aljamain Sterling has cemented himself as one of the top bantamweight contenders, and he wants a title shot.
Since losing to Marlon Moraes in December 2017, Sterling (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2952 with Aljamain Sterling and Martin Lewandowski

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with special guests Aljamain Sterling and Martin Lewandowski.
Guest co-host Sterling talked about why he doesn’t like interim titles, why he can’t …read more

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Aljamain Sterling ‘wouldn’t be mad’ if Joseph Benavidez gets the next crack at Henry Cejudo

Aljamain Sterling already understands the difficulty of one fighter holding titles in two divisions while waiting for his shot at current double-champ Henry Cejudo.
On paper, Sterling should be next in …read more

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Aljamain Sterling ‘Wouldn’t Be Mad’ If Henry Cejudo Fought Joseph Benavidez First

Henry Cejudo has options for his next title fight. The champ-champ could defend his flyweight title against Joseph Benavidez, or the bantamweight one against Aljamain Sterling. But, according to Sterling, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says he'll defer Henry Cejudo fight to Joseph Benavidez after UFC on ESPN 3

Dual UFC champ Henry Cejudo is expected to be out for the rest of the year, but when he returns from injury, it looks like a two-horse race for his …read more

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Aljamain Sterling extends gracious offer to Joseph Benavidez following UFC Minneapolis

A number one contender fight at flyweight was the co-main event of UFC Minneapolis. There, Joseph Benavidez was taking on Jussier Formiga in a rematch. And, just like the first …read more

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Aljamain Sterling isn't buying Petr Yan's hype or Twitter skills, but open to matchup

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Since they first crossed paths in the public eye, UFC bantamweight contenders Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan have had …read more

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Aljamain Sterling 'not sure where Henry Cejudo’s balls are at,' leaving next fight in limbo

For his return bout, Aljamain Sterling isn’t settling for anything less than a title fight.
The top-ranked UFC bantamweight contender now has defeated four straight opponents and is on the verge …read more

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Petr Yan wants interim title fight with Aljamain Sterling

With UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo on the mend, Petr Yan has an idea for his next fight. “Interim title” is a phrase UFC fans have grown tired of hearing, …read more

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After Henry Cejudo injury, Petr Yan wants interim title fight against Aljamain Sterling

At UFC 238, the vacant bantamweight title was on the line as top contender Marlon Moraes was taking on flyweight champion Henry Cejudo. After a solid first round, the Brazilian …read more

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Petr Yan’s Manager Says His Fighter Would Take Interim UFC Bantamweight Title Bout

If the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in need of an interim bantamweight title bout, Petr Yan would answer the call. Yan and Aljamain Sterling both competed in separate bouts …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Petr Yan pitches interim UFC title fight with Aljamain Sterling after Henry Cejudo's surgery

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Aljamain Sterling def. Pedro Munhoz at UFC 238: Best photos

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Petr Yan is determined to be the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion. However, if one more step is required before …read more

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Sterling: I possess all the talent in the world to compete with Cejudo

Aljamain Sterling believes he matches up very well against Henry Cejudo. Streaking UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling is doing everything in his power to secure a title shot vs. Henry …read more

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Bantamweight division gets shakeup from Cejudo, Sterling and Yan

Henry Cejudo added the UFC bantamweight championship to his flyweight title on June 8, the same night Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan made their moves toward the top. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling rips ‘Henry Ce-Doo-Doo’ over ‘legend killer’ comments

“So, every time I go to the bathroom, I’m gonna take a Henry Ce-doo-doo while I think about winning that bel.” Aljamain Sterling has some harsh words for Henry Cejudo …read more

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Aljamain Sterling likes chances against Henry Cejudo: ‘Where does he win?’

UFC 238 was a big night for the bantamweight division. In the main event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo captured the vacant bantamweight title with a TKO defeat of Marlon Moraes, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Says He ‘Likes His Chances’ Against Henry Cejudo

It was a mini-bantamweight tournament at UFC 238. On the prelims featured what many believed was a number one contender fight between Aljamain Sterling and Pedro Munhoz. Also on the …read more

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Aljamain Sterling likes his chances against Henry Cejudo: ‘Where does he win?’

Aljamain Sterling has never lacked in confidence.
The charismatic bantamweight from Long Island has long been one of the most charismatic and flashy fighters in the 135 pounds. With an unrivaled …read more

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Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan Each Make Case for Next Bantamweight Title Shot

UFC 238 was a bantamweight showcase of sorts, and while Henry Cejudo become a two-division champion by claiming the vacant 135-pound belt with a stoppage of Marlon Moraes in the …read more

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UFC 238: Petr Yan says he'd beat Henry Cejudo and Aljamain Sterling on same night

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Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera at UFC 238: Best photos

CHICAGO – Petr Yan beat Jimmie Rivera with a unanimous decision Saturday night on the main card at UFC 238 in …read more

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UFC 238 results: Aljamain Sterling calls for title shot following action-packed win over Pedro Munhoz

Aljamain Sterling is ready for his title shot.
That is the message he sent to the UFC matchmakers following arguably the best performance of his career with a decisive victory over …read more

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UFC 238 results: Aljamain Sterling dismantles Pedro Munhoz, calls for title shot

In one of his most masterful performances to date, Aljamain Sterling outsmarted Pedro Munhoz and staked his claim to a title shot.
Sterling (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) didn’t shoot, but stood …read more

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Twitter reacts to Aljamain Sterling's impressive win over Pedro Munhoz at UFC 238

Aljamain Sterling earned the biggest victory of his career on Saturday when he defeated Pedro Munhoz in a key bantamweight fight at UFC 238.
Sterling (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) pushed his …read more

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Aljamain Sterling hopes for a title shot next but knows with the UFC nothing is guaranteed 

As soon as T.J. Dillashaw surrendered the bantamweight title in anticipation of a two year suspension for violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy, Aljamain Sterling was doing everything possible to put …read more

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Posted on June 8, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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UFC 238: Munhoz eyeing title fight with win over Sterling

Pedro Munhoz is eyeing up bantamweight gold if he is to get past Aljamain Sterling this weekend at UFC 238. Pedro Munhoz hopes Marlon Moraes defeats Henry Cejudo to become …read more

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Free from in-fight worries, UFC 238's Aljamain Sterling targets bantamweight title shot

CHICAGO – There was a time when Aljamain Sterling fought with a hidden element of worry in the back of his mind.
Whether it was defending his undefeated record or concerning …read more

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Petr Yan not so sure Pedro Munhoz or Aljamain Sterling deserve title shot after UFC 238

CHICAGO – While Pedro Munhoz and Aljamain Sterling each believe they’re fighting for a potential title shot, fellow UFC 238 participant Petr Yan isn’t convinced.
“Maybe they are more famous in …read more

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The heat is on between Aljamain Sterling and Pedro Munhoz during UFC 238 faceoff

CHICAGO – For the first time this week, the fighters on the UFC 238 card got face to face Thursday.
All the athletes fighting in the UFC’s return to “The Windy …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 238 - ESPN prelims

Get the scoop on the awesome televised prelims of UFC 238, featuring a potential title eliminator at bantamweight between the Funk Master, Aljamain Sterling and the Young Punisher, Pedro Munhoz. …read more

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Pedro Munhoz's hope: Shut down Aljamain Sterling, then fight Marlon Moraes in Brazil

CHICAGO – Pedro Munhoz is rooting for Marlon Moraeson Saturday night at UFC 238.
An all-Brazil showdown is Munhoz’s dream, and all bantamweight title challenger Moraes has to do is send …read more

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Rivera says Sterling loss hurt more than Moraes fight: ‘I beat myself’

Jimmie Rivera can get over the Marlon Moraes loss, but losing to Aljamain Sterling was a tough pill to swallow. Jimmie Rivera can stomach the way in which he lost …read more

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Pedro Munhoz Not Overlooking Aljamain Sterling Ahead Of UFC 238

Pedro Munhoz isn’t looking past Aljamain Sterling, although he knows a title opportunity could be on the horizon with a win. Munhoz and Sterling will collide this Saturday night (June …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Sterling: Munhoz, Rivera and Stamann ‘all have hard-ons for me’

Aljamain Sterling has a knack for irking his opponents and he thinks he knows why. Many of Aljamain Sterling’s often soft-spoken opponents have gotten lippy with him and Sterling believes …read more

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Pedro Munhoz fires back at ‘scumbag’ Aljamain Sterling over drug-test comments

Doping insinuations aren’t taken lightly in MMA, and bantamweight fighter Pedro Munhoz is no exception. Pedro Munhoz recently fired back at Aljamain Sterling and called him a scumbag following his …read more

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Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path

Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn’t look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline …read more

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Posted on June 2, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Spurred by wrestling, Aljamain Sterling overcame trying upbringing to become a success

Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn’t look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline …read more

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UFC 238 - Aljamain Sterling ready to replace Cejudo or Moraes, says he ‘stung’ Munhoz

Top-ranked bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling speaks with Bloody Elbow ahead of his important clash with Pedro Munhoz at UFC 238, Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Top-ranked bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling speaks …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Not Harping On A Finish Over Pedro Munhoz At UFC 238

Don’t count on Aljamain Sterling to engage in a brawl with Pedro Munhoz. On June 8, Sterling will meet Munhoz in a pivotal bantamweight clash. The bout will be featured …read more

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'Just bleed' fans be damned, Aljamain Sterling planning to shut out Pedro Munhoz at UFC 238

Aljamain Sterling knows his grappling-heavy style might not be for everyone, but don’t think for one second he’s planning on making adjustments now.
After all, Sterling (17-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) knows …read more

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Pedro Munhoz Believes Aljamain Sterling is 'Afraid' to Fight Him at UFC 238

Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Pedro Munhoz is primed and ready to face the Aljamain Sterling on June 8 at UFC 238. …read more

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