Aljamain Sterling News

Oct 18, 2017 6:00 am

UFC Fresno continues to take shape with new bantamweight contender scrap

This December 9, the UFC will debut in Fresno, California, with UFC Fight Night 123. Though this UFC Fresno card is still some distance away, it’s already begun to take shape with a bevy of exciting fights. Last week, we learned that long-time bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway will be returning on the card, taking on...

Sep 29, 2017 7:30 am

Aljamain Sterling Gets Into It With Jimmie Rivera’s Wife on Twitter

This fight game gets heated, ladies and gentlemen. Especially now with a cornucopia of social media overflowing at our fingertips. It’s easy to get heavily invested in an upcoming fight and get carried away talking to someone about it online. It happens to the best of us. It must be even harder to try and...

Aug 22, 2017 5:57 am

Cody Garbrandt attempts clear the air after being accused of racism by Aljamain Sterling

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. This beef started innocently enough, but blew up when Garbrandt called Sterling “boy,” a comment that was immediately criticized for it’s racial undertone. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Garbrandt explained where his beef with Sterling...

Aug 14, 2017 6:29 am

Cody Garbrandt and Aljamain Sterling get heated on Twitter, racism accusations surface

On Sunday, reigning UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and rising bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. While this back-and-forth began as fairly innocent Twitter beef, it unfortunately wasn’t long before accusations of racism began to fly. See the pair’s fiery exchange below: Don’t need to. We follow each other and he clearly...

Jul 29, 2017 6:30 pm

UFC 214 Results: Aljamain Sterling defeats Renan Barao

A 140-pound catchweight bout between former bantamweight champion Renan Barao and Aljamain Sterling took place during tonight’s UFC 214 prelims from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Barao opens up with a body kick. Sterling responds with one of his own. Barao leaps in with a left hand and then a leg kick. Sterling presses...

Jul 2, 2017 4:06 pm

Aljamain Sterling still hasn’t signed contract for catchweight bout with Renan Barao

Originally, Aljamain Sterling expected to fight Renan Barao at bantamweight at UFC 214 this July 29. Unfortunately, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) ultimately decided to forbid Barao from fighting at bantamweight given his previous difficulty cutting to the weight class. As such, Sterling was asked to meet Barao at a 140-pound catchweight. While Sterling...

May 25, 2017 6:34 am

Renan Barao set to return to bantamweight at UFC 214

Earlier this year, we learned that, despite a decent 1-1 record at featherweight, Renan Barao would be abandoning the division in favor of a return to his former bantamweight haunts. Now, the details of Barao’s bantamweight return have been revealed. The former bantamweight king will be taking on long-time prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC 214, this...

May 6, 2017 4:00 pm

Aljamain Sterling goes off on the bantamweight roster, John Dodson fires back

Aljamain Sterling goes off on the bantamweight roster, John Dodson fires back Perennial UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling (13-2 MMA) is looking to book his next opponent. The “Funkmaster” was most recently seen in action this past April where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Augusto Mendes at UFC on FOX 24. Prior to...

Nov 8, 2016 10:19 am

Aljamain Sterling Details Beef With Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

UFC welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and UFC bantamweight Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling are both adored by the majority of fight fans. According to an account from Sterling on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, however, the two fighters are not particularly fond of one another. Goaded on by friend and training partner Gian Villante,...

Sep 9, 2016 8:57 am

Aljamain Sterling Wants Rafael Assuncao or Michael McDonald in NYC

On November 12, the UFC will set up shop in New York City’s Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. This week, this anticipated card’s first match-ups were announced. First, we learned that the card would feature a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves. Days later, we learned that a long-rumored bout between Robbie...

May 30, 2016 9:14 am

Aljamain Sterling reacts to first loss of professional MMA career

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway stepped in the Octagon to settle their feud. Sterling was the one who initially called for a fight against Caraway, however it was Caraway who left the Octagon with the win. The fight was a rather close one, with many scoring the bout in favor...

May 27, 2016 9:46 am

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling trolls Bryan Caraway during photoshoot

[ooyala code=”s2YnhyMzE6_QPfpjDhkj-h7i0aUxyGCZ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″ autoplay=”true”] On Sunday, #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling will square off against #8 ranked Bryan Caraway in a pivotal bantamweight fight that could see Sterling become the bantamweight #1 contender if he defeats Caraway. Sterling comes into the bout with an undefeated 12-0 record, with 4 wins under the UFC...

Mar 9, 2016 10:19 am

Aljamain Sterling is calling out Bryan Caraway again

It’s been a few  minutes since Aljamain Sterling has taunted Bryan Caraway via social media. Of course since Miesha Tate won this weekend and Caraway and Tate are in a long term relationship it’s time again. So @BryanCaraway do you want to finally make a name for yourself or will you retire in peace, and...

Feb 15, 2016 6:24 pm

Will the UFC start promoting Aljamain Sterling more now that he has re-signed?

It seems like many of the MMA media outlets want to get undefeated bantamweight Aljamain Sterling’s name out there, but are lacking any help from the UFC. Even UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is puzzled why Sterling has not gotten a bigger marketing push from the UFC. The 26-year-old from New York dubbed “The Funkmaster”...