• Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

Aljamain Sterling confident UFC title fight occurs in December: ‘I’m the subsequent guy in line’

Aljamain Sterling confident UFC title fight occurs in December: ‘I’m the subsequent guy in line’

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Aljamain Sterling has cemented himself as the No. 1 contender at bantamweight nonetheless is yet to salvage his crack at the championship.

Winner of his remaining five fights, Sterling is coming off a valuable-spherical submission of Cory Sandhagen in June at UFC 250 nonetheless became as soon as passed up for a title opportunity when Petr Yan and Jose Aldo were chosen to square off for the vacant bantamweight title lawful a month later at UFC 251.

Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) stopped Aldo by TKO to change into the brand new champion, and all signs show masks his first title defense being in opposition to Sterling. Speaking no longer too prolonged ago to MMA Junkie Radio, Sterling (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) equipped an substitute on his doable title shot, asserting that it’s at show masks being negotiated.