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Rob Font Considers Petr Yan To Be The True Bantamweight Champion

UFC bantamweight contender Rob Font has admitted that he sees interim titleholder Petr Yan as the division’s champion over Aljamain Sterling.

Up until the fourth round of his first title defense, …read more

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Sterling Considers His Stubborn Critics To Be A Sign Of Our ‘Nutty’ Times

Aljamain Sterling continues to be perplexed by his detractors several months after his controversial world title win.

Ever since Aljamain Sterling won the UFC bantamweight championship via disqualification at UFC 259, …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling Pleads With “Feminine” Petr Yan To Unblock Him

The beef between Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling continues. 

It’s no secret that Yan and Sterling don’t like each other. The pair have exchanged barbs on social media since before their …read more

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Aljamain Sterling trolls Petr Yan with latest injury news: “Doc says back in 2023”

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling trolled his rival Petr Yan with his latest injury news, joking that “doc says back in 2023.” Sterling defeated Yan at UFC 259 earlier this …read more

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See You In 2023!

Maybe 2024. Let’s say 2025 just to be safe. Aljamain Sterling, it seems, is not without a sense of humor.
The UFC bantamweight champion — …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling shows off stitches inside bottom lip after training incident, jokes about 2023 return

Aljamain Sterling received stitches after a recent incident in the training room.
On Monday, the UFC bantamweight champion posted pictures on social media of a nasty cut sustained during a training …read more

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Sean O’Malley trolls Aljamain Sterling while confirming his interest in fighting Adrian Yanez

Sean O’Malley trolled UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling while confirming his interest in fighting Adrian Yanez this March. O’Malley (14-1 MMA), who is scheduled to return at next month’s UFC …read more

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Aljamain Sterling blasts ESPN ranking committee for ranking Petr Yan ahead of him on P4P list

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was not happy to see Petr Yan’s name included in the latest ESPN P4P rankings. Earlier this afternoon, ESPN released their updated UFC P4P rankings. …read more

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Yan Says Sterling Has ‘A Chicken’s Heart,’ Will Pull Out Again

Petr Yan is ready for the possibility of Aljamain Sterling pulling out of their rematch again.

Yan and Sterling were originally expected to face off over the weekend in the co-main …read more

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Dana White Has Some Good News For TJ Dillashaw’s Title Shot Hopes

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan will look for revenge against Aljamain Sterling next, but TJ Dillashaw is expected to get the winner.

Yan beat Cory Sandhagen in a largely dominant …read more

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Aljamain Sterling targets early 2021 title unifier, says ‘b*tchass’ T.J. Dillashaw ‘can wait’

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Aljamain Sterling isn’t so wrapped up in his rivalry with Petr Yan that he can’t acknowledge the Russian’s great work …read more

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Petr Yan issues a warning to “chicken heart” Aljamain Sterling following UFC 267

New UFC interim bantamweight champion Petr Yan issued a warning to “chicken heart” Aljamain Sterling following his big win at UFC 267. Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen via unanimous decision in …read more

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Aljamain Sterling praises Petr Yan for a ‘beautiful fight’ against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling was impressed with Petr Yan’s performance at UFC 267. In the co-main event of the card from Abu Dhabi, Yan was facing Cory Sandhagen for the interim bantamweight …read more

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Petr Yan on ‘chicken heart’ Aljamain Sterling: ‘The man who ran away once will always run again’

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Petr Yan is ready to face Aljamain Sterling in a bantamweight championship unification bout in his next fight, even if …read more

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Dana White Confirms Yan/Sterling Next Despite Dillashaw’s Claim

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan will look for revenge against Aljamain Sterling next instead of a fight against TJ Dillashaw.

Yan beat Cory Sandhagen in a largely dominant performance in …read more

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Sterling Praises Yan On Interim Win: ‘You Earned This Ass Whooping’

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Check out what the disputed UFC bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling had to say about Petr Yan taking the interim 135 …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reacts after Petr Yan defeats Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267

Aljamain Sterling clearly tuned in to watch Saturday’s UFC 267 interim bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen. Sterling (21-3 MMA), the UFC’s reigning bantamweight champion, was originally …read more

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Petr Yan bests Cory Sandhagen to become champ again after slugfest at UFC 267 | Video

Petr Yan topped Cory Sandhagen on the scorecards (49-46 x3) to earn the UFC interim championship and another shot at Aljamain Sterling.

“Everyone knows I am the real champion”, Yan …read more

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AND NEW! Yan Wins Interim Belt, Decisions Sandhagen In Awesome Fight

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Petr Yan was eager to move on from his disqualification loss to Aljamain Sterling earlier this year and reclaim a …read more

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Aljamain Sterling explains why he favors Cory Sandhagen to defeat Petr Yan at UFC 267

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling explained why he favors Cory Sandhagen to defeat Petr Yan this weekend at UFC 267. Sterling has fought both Sandhagen and Yan, so he has …read more

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Aljamain Sterling predicts Cory Sandhagen to win at UFC 267, but promises Petr Yan ‘we’re going to fight again’

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No one has greater interest in UFC 267’s co-main event than bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling.
As he continues to heal from …read more

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Petr Yan Would Rather Fight Dillashaw Than “Chicken” Sterling

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan has claimed he’d rather fight TJ Dillashaw than run it back with “chicken” Aljamain Sterling.

Yan and Sterling collided earlier this year at UFC 259. …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Petr Yan not interested in Aljamain Sterling rematch with win at UFC 267

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan says that he is not interested in the Aljamain Sterling rematch even with a win at UFC 267. Yan was supposed to fight Sterling …read more

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Aljamain Sterling wants to defend UFC title in early 2022 after undergoing ‘life-changing’ surgery

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Aljamain Sterling vows to …read more

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Petr Yan trolls Aljamain Sterling by landing fake illegal knee at open workout, champ responds (Video)

Petr Yan trolled Aljamain Sterling at his open workout at UFC 267. In the co-main event of UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi, Yan was supposed to rematch Sterling for the …read more

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Petr Yan: Aljamain Sterling is the one who needs rematch, but 'I'm not interested'

While it would be easy to assume Petr Yan is planning to immediately call out Aljamain Sterling if victorious at UFC 267, the former bantamweight champ said that’s not the …read more

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Yan Trolls Sterling With Illegal Knee Reenactment, Sterling Gives Warning

Petr Yan’s fight-ending knee to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Whether it’s jokes, memes, debates, or interim title fights, the knee felt ’round …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling eyes early 2022 return after ‘life-changing’ neck surgery, confident he defends his belt: ‘I’ve made some serious gains’

Aljamain Sterling is happy he decided to have neck surgery, despite it meaning he couldn’t defend his bantamweight title at UFC 267. Sterling and Yan were supposed to have their …read more

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Aljamain Sterling has no regrets about ‘life-changing’ neck surgery, expects early 2022 return to unify titles

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In a perfect world, Aljamain Sterling would be days away from defending his UFC bantamweight title for the first time. …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Fighter vs. Writer: Aljamain Sterling previews UFC 267 including his pick for Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen

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UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling co-hosts the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer as he breaks down the …read more

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Video: UFC 267 Champions Panel Live Stream

Jan Blachowicz and Aljamain Sterling pick up the microphone at a UFC 267 champions panel live stream hosted by Megan Olivi. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titleholders Jan Blachowicz and Aljamain …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Opens Up On Entering The World Of Acting

When Aljamain Sterling decides to walk away from fighting, he might just make Hollywood his destination.

If you ask Aljamain Sterling’s detractors, they’ll tell you that the “Funk Master” made his …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says getting his “ass kicked” by Merab Dvalishvili triggered UFC 267 withdrawal: “It’s never that one-sided”

Aljamain Sterling has revealed that training with Merab Dvalishvili helped him realise that he wasn’t healthy enough to compete at UFC 267. Next weekend, Petr Yan will meet Cory Sandhagen …read more

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Petr Yan Refuses To Refer To Sterling By Name, Offers Harsh Alternatives

Petr Yan is not fond of the idea of calling nemesis Aljamain Sterling by his government name, but he has some handpicked alternatives at the ready.

The bad blood between …read more

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Sterling Admits The Thought Of An Early Retirement Crossed His Mind

UFC bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling says he’s had thoughts of early retirement thanks to lingering issues from neck surgery.

Shortly after capturing the title against Petr Yan in March, Sterling underwent …read more

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Cory Sandhagen Can’t Wait For Rematches Against Dillashaw And Sterling

Cory Sandhagen wants redemption. 

Sandhagen’s only two losses since joining the UFC have come at the hands of some high-profile opponents. “The Sandman” lost a title eliminator to Aljamain Sterling at …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Apologizes On Petr Yan’s Behalf

Petr Yan has done some things that Aljamain Sterling feels the fans deserve an apology for.

It goes without saying by now that there is a lot of bad blood between …read more

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Demetrious Johnson responds to Aljamain Sterling’s “karma” remarks

Demetrious Johnson stands by his thoughts on the “downed opponent” rule despite Aljamain Sterling’s karma remarks. We’ve over six months removed from Aljamain Sterling’s DQ win over Petr Yan that …read more

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Johnson Responds To Sterling Saying His KO Loss Was “Karma”

Demetrious Johnson is not convinced by Sterling’s claim of the mysterious forces being at play in his KO loss to Adriano Moraes.

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling captured the title at …read more

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‘I was pissed’ - Rob Font reveals why he turned down interim UFC title bout that went to Sandhagen

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Rob Font could’ve had a shot at the title. Aljamain Sterling pulled out of his first title defense and rematch …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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‘If He Does It Again, I’ll Say The Same F—king Thing Again’

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Demetrious Johnson has all the respect in the world for Aljamain Sterling, but stands by his criticism of the UFC …read more

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Rob Font says he was offered UFC interim title fight vs. Petr Yan, but turned it down because of COVID-19

The call to replace Aljamain Sterling against Petr Yan initially came for Rob Font, but he had to turn it down.
Bantamweight champion Sterling (20-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) wasn’t medically cleared for …read more

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Video: How do we feel about Cory Sandhagen-Petr Yan interim title fight at UFC 267?

The UFC’s bantamweight division is one of the deepest in the company, but it’s also providing us with some controversy as of late.
Aljamain Sterling, the current 135-pound champion, was announced …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Dillashaw Expresses Doubts Sterling Will Ever Return, Sterling Responds

UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw has suggested that 135-pound champion Aljamain Sterling may never return to action as a result of the neck surgery he underwent earlier this year.

Sterling went under …read more

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TJ Dillashaw doesn’t think Aljamain Sterling will fight again following recent neck surgery: “I think he’s just holding onto this belt as long as he can”

TJ Dillashaw has doubts that UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling will be able to return after his recent neck surgery. The top of the bantamweight division has been an interesting …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Wishes MMA Fans Could Reason Like Cory Sandhagen

Aljamain Sterling considered recent comments made by Cory Sandhagen to be a breath of fresh air.

Aljamain Sterling’s UFC bantamweight title reign is arguably the most controversial in company history. After …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw has doubts that Aljamain Sterling will ever return to fight again after neck surgery

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T.J. Dillashaw is ultra-confident that his next fight will be for the UFC bantamweight title regardless of the current situation …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Sandhagen Dismisses Interim Label Ahead Of Yan Fight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is still recovering from neck surgery and would rather take shit from …read more

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