Here is all you need to know about Aljamain Sterling including his net worth, biography, record and current injury update
Aljamain Sterling is an American mixed martial artist who is also known as the funk master. He is currently the Bantamweight Champion in the UFC. Sterling was supposed to face Petr Yan in Bantamweight Championship match at the UFC 267 from which he pulled out because of an injury. In the meantime, read on to know more about Aljamain Sterling, injury update, his net worth, record and biography.
Aljamain Sterling Injury, News, UFC Record, Net Worth and Biography
Sterling was supposed to face Petr Yan in the upcoming UFC 267 on October 30th. It was recently announced that Sterling has pulled out from the fight after being denied clearance by the doctors. He later stated that he wanted to fight in December but the plans were pushed to October and his body wasn’t agreeing with him and he had to pull out.
Sterling won the title from Yan back in March after Yan landed an illegal knee on him. Now, Yan has also been booked to fight Cory Sandhagen for the Interim Bantamweight title in the UFC 267.
Aljamain Sterling Net Worth And UFC Earnings And Purse
Sterling has been a part of the UFC since 2014. However, unlike some other fighters his paydays are still a bit low even when he has been with the company for a while now. His biggest payday was against Petr Yan back in March 2021 when he earned $230,000. Sterling’s current net worth stands at estimated $1.5 million.
Aljamain Sterling UFC Career and MMA Fight Record
Sterling made his debut back at UFC 170 in 2014 where he won by a unanimous decision. Since then he has fought 15 times in the UFC and has also won 12 of those fights. His most impressive win came against Cory Sandhagen back in 2020 when he also won by submission in the first round itself.
Championship and Accomplishments
- UFC Bantamweight Champion (current)
- Performance of the night (one time)
- Cage Fury Bantamweight Champion
- Also, Ring of Combat Bantamweight Champion
Aljamain Sterling Biography, Partner And Instagram
Full Name: Aljamain Antoine Sterling
Born: July 31, 1989
Hometown: Uniondale, New York, US
Height: 5ft 7 inches
UFC Record: 15-2
Wins by KO: 2