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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 and that talk only increased after ‘Triple C’ announced he was back in the USADA testing pool. However, after Cejudo and Sterling did a face-to-face sit down on Daniel Cormier’s YouTube channel ‘Triple C’ claims ‘Funkmaster’ stopped bringing up his name for a reason.
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Who will be next for UFC champ Aljamain Sterling?

Back at UFC 273, Aljamain Sterling (21-3) got to shut a lot of people up. The Funk Master was taking on interim champion Petr Yan (16-3) and he was looking to defend his title for the first time. Now, the public had a bad perception of Sterling due to the...
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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 Nassau County fire marshal truck and waved to onlookers with a full brass band in support. Veteran MMA reporter Mark LaMonica captured the parade in a video, which can be seen above. Sterling also documented his ride through town on his Instagram account.
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UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling celebrated in hometown

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was a prominent figure during a “homecoming rally” in his hometown of Uniondale, N.Y., on Monday. Sterling rode atop a Nassau County fire marshall’s truck and waved to those in attendance as part of a parade. The video was captured by Newsday MMA reporter Mark LaMonica. May 23 was declared “Aljamain Sterling Day” by Nassau County.
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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 is still one of the most active figures in the UFC. The former two-weight world champion recently announced that he’d be coming out of retirement in order to re-enter the USADA testing pool, thus getting him ready for a return to the Octagon later this year.
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UFC champion Aljamain Sterling praises Sean O’Malley for his “genius” approach to the fight game

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has praised Sean O’Malley for his approach to the fight game. While neither man is overly popular within the general MMA fanbase, Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley are still two of the most intriguing characters in the bantamweight division. They’ve both enjoyed a lot of success throughout their respective careers and in the future, there’s a decent chance they could collide inside the Octagon.
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TJ Dillashaw calls Aljamain Sterling an 'easy' fight, sees no danger in fighting style

TJ Dillashaw intends to reclaim the UFC's bantamweight championship in 2022 -- and he does not think it will be tough to do so. In Jacksonville, Dillashaw (17-4) watched Aljamain Sterling defend the 135-pound title against Petr Yan at UFC 273 earlier this month. Speaking to ESPN on Monday, the former bantamweight king said he was surprised Sterling (20-3) prevailed in that fight.
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Aljamain Sterling happy to someday fight Petr Yan again: ‘If he wants to be 0-3 against ‘The Funk,’ we can make it happen’

Aljamain Sterling does not believe T.J. Dillashaw deserves the next bantamweight title shot. At UFC 273, Sterling silenced his many critics by winning a split decision over Petr Yan to retain his bantamweight title. Following his victory, he called for a bout against two-time bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. But upon further reflection, “The Funk Master” doesn’t believe Dillashaw should be next for the belt.
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Chael Sonnen urges Aljamain Sterling to learn from his latest win over Petr Yan: “Do not do that kind of math again”

Chael Sonnen is urging Aljamain Sterling to learn from his latest win over Petr Yan. It was Sterling (21-3 MMA) vs Yan (16-3 MMA) at UFC 273 last Saturday, April 9, 2022, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Sterling defeated Yan with a split decision (48-47 48-47,47-48) victory making him the undisputed bantamweight champion.
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Aljamain Sterling happy with UFC 273 performance, rips John McCarthy: ‘That guy sucks’

Aljamain Sterling has a message for all his haters: be quiet. This past Saturday, Sterling successfully defended his bantamweight title beating Petr Yan in their rematch at UFC 273. The victory was especially sweet for the champ, who spent the past year being excoriated by many fans for winning the title via disqualification in his first bout with Yan at UFC 259.
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Morning Report: Brendan Schaub: Dana White ‘f***** Aljamain Sterling over’ by saying he didn’t beat Petr Yan

UFC 273 has come and gone, and Aljamain Sterling is still the UFC bantamweight champion of the world. The evening’s co-main event saw “The Funkmaster” pick up a significantly more convincing second victory over bitter rival, Petr Yan. To say it was convincing to any extent may sound weird depending on which side of the split decision you’re on. However, it’s simply a matter of fact when considering the unique result of Sterling defeating Yan via disqualification in their March 2021 encounter to become champion.
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