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Alex Volkanovski responds after Aljamain Sterling suggests he could take him down and submit him rather easily

Alex Volkanovski has reacted to Aljamain Sterling’s suggestion that he’d be able to submit the featherweight king. Last Saturday night at UFC 276, Alex Volkanovski put on a real show …read more

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Demetrious Johnson weighs in on Henry Cejudo’s callouts of current UFC champions Aljamain Sterling and Alex Volkanovski

Demetrious Johnson has given his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s chances against Aljamain Sterling and Alex Volkanovski. After re-entering the USADA testing pool a few months ago, it probably isn’t going …read more

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Demetrious Johnson: Henry Cejudo ‘absolutely’ can dethrone UFC champions Aljamain Sterling and Alexander Volkanovski

Demetrious Johnson fought Henry Cejudo twice in the UFC. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo has yet to book a …read more

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TJ Dillashaw Names Petr Yan’s ‘Big’ Mistakes Against Aljamain Sterling

TJ Dillashaw believes Petr Yan made some “big” mistakes against Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 this past April.

Initially, Sterling won the UFC bantamweight title from Yan at UFC 259 in …read more

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Petr Yan claims no one at bantamweight wants to fight him, calls out Deiveson Figueiredo

Petr Yan says no one at the top of the bantamweight division wants to fight him. Yan is coming off a split decision loss to Aljamain Sterling back in April …read more

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Petr Yan Calls Out Deiveson Figueiredo For Fall Showdown

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan is targeting a return to the Octagon this fall, potentially against flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo.

Yan most recently lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 …read more

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Merab Dvalishvili Reacts To Sterling’s Pay Demands: “He Knows His Price”

Merab Dvalishvili is siding with Aljamain Sterling in his current negotiations with the UFC for higher pay.

Speaking with MMA News recently, Dvalishvili offered his thoughts on Sterling’s current demands for …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo tells Aljamain Sterling to sign the contract: “I’ll put my gold medal around you so you know what it’s like to feel like a Real Champ”

Henry Cejudo has told Aljamain Sterling to sign the contract as he continues to push for a UFC bantamweight title shot. Ever since vacating the championship following his retirement from …read more

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Sterling won’t sign Dillashaw fight contract without pay increase

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

The next UFC bantamweight title fight isn’t a done deal just yet. While there …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Bank Master Demands Pay Bump For Dilly Dance

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Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is expected to make his next 135-pound title defense against …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says he won't sign UFC 279 contract for T.J. Dillashaw without pay bump

Aljamain Sterling isn’t ready to make his next title defense official until he gets an increase in pay.
Bantamweight champion Sterling (21-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) is coming off a title-unification win against …read more

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Aljamain Sterling details why he hasn’t signed a contract to fight TJ Dillashaw, hopes for a “pay bump”: “There’s no fight until there’s ink on paper”

Aljamain Sterling says his title defense against TJ Dillashaw is not a done deal. On late Wednesday night, it was reported that Sterling was set to fight Dillashaw at UFC …read more

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Aljamain Sterling explains why he hasn’t signed contract for UFC 279: ‘There has been no escalator in this fight’

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Aljamain Sterling wants more money to take on T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 279.
The UFC bantamweight champion pumped the brakes …read more

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Henry Cejudo responds after Aljamain Sterling claims he could step to the plate and take TJ Dillashaw’s title shot: “You must be higher than gas prices”

Henry Cejudo is responding after Aljamain Sterling claims he could step up to the plate and take T.J. Dillashaw’s UFC title shot. It was announced just yesterday that Aljamain Sterling …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Zabit’s retirement, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw title fight, more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov has officially notified the UFC he is retiring from the sport of MMA. Will he …read more

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Aljamain Sterling vs TJ Dillashaw title bout targeted for UFC 279

Aljamain Sterling speaks with Joe Rogan during his Octagon interview after defeating Petr Yan at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

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Sterling Vs Dillashaw In The Works For UFC 279

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Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling will make his next 135-pound title defense against former division kingpin TJ Dillashaw as …read more

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TJ Dillashaw vs. Aljamain Sterling slated for UFC 279

Aljamain Sterling is reportedly set to defend the UFC bantamweight title against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 279 on September 10. Ever since his upset win over Petr Yan at UFC …read more

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Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw Booked For UFC 279 On Sep. 10

Aljamain Sterling will have another opportunity to settle a debate about who is the best bantamweight in the world.

As initially reported by MMA Junkie on Wednesday night, Sterling will be …read more

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Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw targeted for bantamweight title fight at UFC 279 in September

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Aljamain Sterling has his next assignment as the bantamweight champion is expected to face T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 279, which …read more

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Sources: Sterling-Dillashaw targeted for UFC 279

A bantamweight title fight between champion Aljamain Sterling and former champ TJ Dillashaw is being targeted for UFC 279 on Sept. 10, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw title fight being finalized for UFC 279

Champion Aljamain Sterling (21-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) will seek his second title defense as he takes on T.J. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC). The bout is currently targeted for UFC …read more

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Aljamain Sterling believes Jiri Prochazka plays “Russian roulette” with his fight style, names “dark horse” to rule the UFC light heavyweight division

Aljamain Sterling believes Jiri Prochazka is playing a dangerous game with the way he fights. Prochazka became the new UFC light heavyweight champion at UFC 275 when he submitted Glover …read more

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Aljamain Sterling shares his thoughts on UFC featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov: “That would the most nightmare matchup ever”

Aljamain Sterling has explained what happened when he once trained with UFC featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov. At this moment in time, Aljamain Sterling is on top of the world. He’s riding …read more

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan shares his thoughts on how to fix MMA Judging

Joe Rogan has given his thoughts on how to fix MMA judging and it surprised many. Rogan, the longtime UFC commentator, was joined by Aljamain Sterling when the pair discussed …read more

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Aljamain Sterling on Sean O’Malley as a potential title contender in the future: “If I’m being honest, that guy’s really f******* good’

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Aljamain Sterling keeps a close eye on all of the potential contenders gunning for his UFC bantamweight title and that …read more

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Merab Dvalishvili reveals his reaction to Petr Yan’s UFC 273 loss: ‘Stay in Russia’

It may have been a joke and it may have been serious, but Merab Dvalishvili chose to believe the latter when Petr Yan said he would “kill” Aljamain Sterling and …read more

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Sterling: Dillashaw ‘definitely moves the needle,’ just ‘ask USADA’

Aljamain Sterling at the UFC 273 ceremonial weigh-ins in April. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

UFC champion Aljamain Sterling takes another dig at …read more

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Marlon Vera: UFC champ Aljamain Sterling 'a great athlete, but he's not a fighter'

Marlon Vera questions UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling’s heart.
Sterling (21-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) silenced plenty of doubters when he defeated Petr Yan for a second time at UFC 273 by dominating …read more

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Henry Cejudo rips “smart little hoe” Aljamain Sterling for ducking him: “Relish and cherish my belt”

Henry Cejudo has blasted Aljamain Sterling as he claims the reigning UFC bantamweight champion is ducking him. After Sterling became the bantamweight champ he hinted at a matchup with Cejudo …read more

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Aljamain Sterling suggests he will move up in weight if teammate Merab Dvalishvili wins his next fight: “Allow him his chance that he earned, to make history for Georgia”

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has suggested he will move up in weight if Merab Dvalishvili wins his next fight. For many years now, Aljamain Sterling and Merab Dvalishvili have …read more

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Adrian Yanez Happy To See Aljamain Sterling Silence “Racist” Trolls

UFC bantamweight Adrian Yanez was happy to see Aljamain Sterling rise above alleged racism online.

Sterling most recently defeated former bantamweight champion, Petr Yan in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC …read more

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UFC champ Aljamain Sterling open to make way for teammate Merab Dvalishvili's title shot, chance at history

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling may be moving up to featherweight so that his teammate can have a chance at creating history.
The champion of the division and winner of his …read more

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TJ Dillashaw dismisses Aljamain Sterling’s skills ahead of potential fight: “He’s just not very threatening”

TJ Dillashaw doesn’t think Aljamain Sterling is a dangerous foe. After Sterling edged out Petr Yan to defend his bantamweight title, he called out Dillashaw and it seems likely the …read more

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Best Friends! Sterling May Change Weight Classes For Dvalishvili

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The clock may be ticking on Aljamain Sterling’s time atop the Bantamweight division, but not because of potential future outcomes …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says he’ll “probably have to move up” a division with Merab Dvalishvili’s next win

Aljamain Sterling and Merab Dvalishvili, far left and second from left | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling wants to give …read more

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Sterling Fires Back At Chandler Over Fighter Pay

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After Michael Chandler went to bat for the UFC over fighter pay, Aljamain Sterling took the time to respond in …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Aljamain Sterling reacts to Michael Chandler’s comments on fighter pay: “Clearly, he doesn’t understand this”

Aljamain Sterling has given his reaction to Michael Chandler sticking up for the UFC over fighter pay. Chandler recently appeared on the How U Livin J Piven podcast and urged …read more

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Dillashaw Prepared For Sterling’s PED Attacks: That’s All He Has

UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is prepared for the inevitable trash talk that will come his way if a fight against champion Aljamain Sterling comes to fruition.

At UFC 273, Sterling proved …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reveals $400k purse in response to Michael Chandler on fighter pay

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This past week, Michael Chandler came out in defense of the UFC and UFC President Dana White on the subject …read more

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Vera Wants ‘No Mercy’ In August

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan has now dropped two fights to current 135-pound titleholder Aljamain Sterling and regardless of …read more

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Dominick Cruz slams talk of T.J. Dillashaw getting a title shot next: “It’s crazy”

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz doesn’t want to see T.J. Dillashaw fighting for the belt next. The UFC’s bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is coming off a title defense at …read more

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Sonnen Praises John McCarthy For U-Turn On Sterling/Yan First Round

Chael Sonnen has praised former referee John McCarthy’s decision to publicly walk back his comments on the first round of Aljamain Sterling’s rematch with Petr Yan at UFC 273.

In the …read more

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Aljamain Sterling gets hero’s welcome in Long Island, Nassau county declares it “Aljamain Sterling Day” (Video)

Aljamain Sterling got a parade in his honor on Monday in his hometown. Sterling, the current UFC bantamweight champion, had a rally in his hometown of Uniondale, New York as …read more

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UFC Champ Aljamain Sterling Celebrated in Hometown Parade, Gets Day in His Honor

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was a prominent figure during a “homecoming rally” in his hometown of Uniondale, N.Y., on Monday. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2022, 9:46 pm By
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Video: UFC champ Aljamain Sterling receives hero’s welcome in hometown parade

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling received a hero’s welcome during a “homecoming rally” in Uniondale, N.Y., to celebrate his title win.
Sterling, an alum of Uniondale High, rode atop a …read more

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Sterling Honored With Hometown Parade

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Sorry, no jacked murals for this bantamweight champion.
Instead, 135-pound kingpin Aljamain Sterling was honored with a homecoming rally at his alma mater — Uniondale …read more

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‘I did exactly what you should never do’ - McCarthy was ‘wrong’ about Sterling-Yan

John McCarthy says he was wrong in scoring the Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2 contest at UFC 273 | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
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John McCarthy 'did exactly what you should never do' when scoring Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2

Even “Big” John McCarthy can admit to making a mistake when it comes to judging a fight.
Not many have as much experience as McCarthy when it comes to understanding what …read more

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Henry Cejudo tells Aljamain Sterling he will finish him in 3 rounds during face-to-face interview (Video)

Henry Cejudo has warned Aljamain Sterling that he will finish him inside three rounds during a recent face-off interview.
Even though it’s been two years since he last fought, Henry Cejudo …read more

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Jared Cannonier explains viral clip of reaction to Paddy Pimblett, Molly McCann at UFC 274

UFC middleweight title challenger Jared Cannonier’s reaction, or lack thereof, to cameras as Aljamain Sterling, Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett hammed it up was one of the funnier moments …read more

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