Aljamain Sterling News
Sean O'Malley's coach admits he "wouldn't be surprised" if 'Suga' takes down Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292
Cole Shelton - August 16, 2023
UFC 292 | Pro fighters make their picks for Aljamain Sterling vs. Sean O'Malley title fight
Cole Shelton - August 16, 2023
Alexander Volkanovski reveals prediction for Aljamain Sterling vs. Sean O'Malley at UFC 292
Fernando Quiles - August 16, 2023
Aljamain Sterling confirms move to featherweight with UFC 292 win over Sean O'Malley: "I'm out of here!"
Josh Evanoff - August 15, 2023
Aljamain Sterling reveals he has a bet with Sean O'Malley over who shoots a takedown first
Cole Shelton - August 14, 2023
Aljamain Sterling shares prediction for UFC 292 title fight against Sean O'Malley: "There's levels, man"
Cole Shelton - August 14, 2023
Aljamain Sterling is confident he will defend his bantamweight title with relative ease at UFC 292. Sterling is set to headline UFC 292 on Saturday night in Boston against Sean O’Malley. It’s a highly-anticipated matchup and one both men have been vocal in their confidence ahead of.
Aljamain Sterling goes off on Sean O'Malley ahead of UFC 292: "That naked mole rat is getting smashed"
Fernando Quiles - August 14, 2023
UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has put Sean O’Malley on blast before their UFC 292 encounter. Sterling will be putting the bantamweight gold on the line against O’Malley in the UFC 292 headliner. The two will collide this Saturday inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. It’ll be O’Malley’s first UFC title fight.
Sean O’Malley proclaims Aljamain Sterling the “bantamweight GOAT” ahead of their UFC 292 title fight
Harry Kettle - August 10, 2023
Sean O’Malley has called Aljamain Sterling the “bantamweight GOAT” ahead of their title showdown at UFC 292. Later this month, Sean O’Malley will challenge Aljamain Sterling for the UFC bantamweight championship. It comes in the wake of Sterling’s win over Henry Cejudo in May, which marked the third time he has successfully defended the strap. Now, he’s set his sights on ‘Suga’, as he attempts to cement himself as the best bantamweight of all time.
Aljamain Sterling responds after Sean O’Malley slides into his direct messages
Susan Cox - August 9, 2023
Aljamain Sterling is responding after his UFC 292 opponent Sean O’Malley slid into his direct messages. Sterling (23-3 MMA) is scheduled to defend his 135-pound title against the number 2 ranked bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley (16-1 MMA) in the upcoming UFC 292 event scheduled for Saturday August 19th at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
Alexander Volkanovski offers Aljamain Sterling chance at champ-champ status: "Paid his dues"
Josh Evanoff - July 5, 2023
Sean O’Malley believes he could take over top spot in pound-for-pound rankings by defeating Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292
Harry Kettle - July 4, 2023
Sean O’Malley has, perhaps jokingly, suggested he could become the new pound-for-pound number one fighter in the UFC if he beats Aljamain Sterling. At UFC 292, Sean O’Malley’s chance at glory arrives. He will battle Aljamain Sterling with the UFC bantamweight championship on the line. If he wins, he will finally become a world champion at the highest level – something he’s promised to do for years. It’s a quick turnaround for Sterling, of course, who faced Henry Cejudo back in May.
Aljamain Sterling unloads on "entitled brat" Sean O'Malley ahead of UFC 292 title defense
Cole Shelton - July 3, 2023
Aljamain Sterling has taken aim at Sean O’Malley. Sterling is set to defend his bantamweight title in the main event of UFC 292 against O’Malley. It’s a highly-anticipated bout as it marks Suga’s first chance to become a UFC champ, this after receiving a strong push from the promotion. O’Malley has also been vocal in saying he won’t just win but will finish Aljamain Sterling early to become the champ. He has also taken aim at ‘Funkmaster’ for complaining about the scrap taking place in August.
Aljamain Sterling slams Henry Cejudo for pulling out of UFC 292: "Dirty little weasel"
Josh Evanoff - June 30, 2023
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has taken aim at Henry Cejudo. ‘The Funk Master’ and ‘Triple C’ faced off in May in the main event of UFC 288. For Henry Cejudo, the bout was his first in over three years, previously retiring after a 2020 win over Dominick Cruz. Meanwhile, Aljamain Sterling entered the contest off a stoppage win over T.J. Dillashaw last October.
UFC Champion Aljamain Sterling says Sean O’Malley is undeserving of title fight: “I’ve got the resume”
Susan Cox - June 27, 2023
UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling says Sean O’Malley is undeserving of a title fight. Aljamain Sterling (23-3 MMA) has defended his title against the likes of Henry Cejudo (16-3 MMA), T.J.Dillashaw (17-5 MMA) and Petr Yan (16-5 MMA).
Aljamain Sterling shares advice to Marlon Vera ahead of his UFC 292 fight with Henry Cejudo
Harry Kettle - June 27, 2023
Aljamain Sterling explains why he thinks Petr Yan was overrated by fans and the UFC
Cole Shelton - June 22, 2023
Aljamain Sterling believes Petr Yan was overrated and overhyped by the UFC and MMA fans. Yan is the former UFC bantamweight champion and entered his first title defense against Aljamain Sterling as a sizeable betting favorite. The fight ended in controversial fashion as Sterling won the contest by DQ as a result of Yan throwing an illegal knee. After that, the Russian won the interim belt by decision as he beat Cory Sandhagen but has since lost three straight fights as he lost to Sterling in the rematch, Sean O’Malley and Merab Dvalishvili.
Brandon Moreno shares his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288: “Just rusty”
Harry Kettle - June 21, 2023
UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno has given his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s recent loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288. The rumor mill is currently suggesting that Henry Cejudo will return to action to battle Marlon Vera later this summer. In doing so, he’ll attempt to vault himself back into contention in the UFC’s bantamweight title picture.
Aljamain Sterling reveals Sean O'Malley fight will be his last at bantamweight: "S*it is getting old"
Josh Evanoff - June 15, 2023
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is already looking beyond Sean O’Malley. ‘The Funk Master’ has been out of action since his clash with Henry Cejudo last month. The bout was the former champion’s first in over three years, as the two bantamweights headlined UFC 288. In the pay-per-view main event, Aljamain Sterling retained his title by split decision.
Aljamain Sterling believes Charles Oliveira entered the lightweight GOAT conversation with latest win at UFC 289
Susan Cox - June 15, 2023
Aljamain Sterling believes Charles Oliveira entered the lightweight GOAT conversation following his latest win at UFC 289. Charles Oliveira (34-9 MMA) defeated Beneil Dariush (22-5 MMA) this past weekend, Saturday, June 10th at UFC 289. The lightweight co-main event proved Oliveira victorious over Dariush via KO/TKO at 4:10 of round 1.
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling wants Henry Cejudo to honor his pre-fight bet: “Where the f**k is my gold medal?”
Harry Kettle - June 15, 2023
Aljamain Sterling questions Sean O'Malley's KO power, believes he'll finish "Suga" in the first round at UFC 292
Cole Shelton - June 13, 2023
Aljamain Sterling is confident he will be able to finish Sean O’Malley early at UFC 292. Sterling is set to defend his bantamweight title in the main event of the pay-per-view card in a highly-anticipated bout. The champ is the betting favorite but many point to O’Malley’s KO power as a path to victory. However, Sterling questions how much power O’Malley truly has as he thinks many fans overrate it.
Matt Serra shares bold prediction for potential Aljamain Sterling vs. Alexander Volkanovski super fight: “He’ll break the jaw”
Harry Kettle - May 31, 2023
Matt Serra has expressed his confidence in Aljamain Sterling if he opts to move up to featherweight and face Alexander Volkanovski. Right now, Aljamain Sterling is the king of the bantamweight division. Later this summer, however, that position is under threat when he defends the belt against Sean O’Malley. The contest comes just a few months after his victory over Henry Cejudo.
Video | Sean O’Malley flaunts his tools ahead of UFC 292 title fight with Aljamain Sterling: “This f**king left hand can’t wait to meet Aljo’s chin”
Josh Evanoff - May 30, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley has started training camp for his return. ‘Sugar’ has been out of action since a high-profile clash with former champion Petr Yan last October. The bout was the biggest test of O’Malley’s career to date, as ‘No Mercy’ pushed the pace for all three rounds. After 15 minutes of action, it was the young bantamweight star who got the victory by split decision.
Aljamain Sterling believes the UFC is trying to force Sean O'Malley into "knockoff" Conor McGregor
Josh Evanoff - May 29, 2023
Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling knows the UFC wants Sean O’Malley to win in August. ‘The Funk Master’ is fresh off his return in the main event of UFC 288 earlier this month. In the main event, Sterling scored a split-decision victory over ‘Triple C’. Following the win, he had a face-off with Sean O’Malley in the center of the octagon.
Aljamain Sterling’s coach believes the UFC shows “favoritism” to lightweight champion Islam Makhachev: “That's where I have a problem”
Susan Cox - May 29, 2023
Henry Cejudo confirms desire to be backup fighter for UFC 292: "Let's make an interim fight between me & Sean O'Malley"
Fernando Quiles - May 26, 2023
Henry Cejudo has confirmed UFC President Dana White’s claim. The UFC has booked a bantamweight title fight between 135-pound titleholder Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley. The bout is set to take place on August 19. As of late, Sterling and the UFC have been at odds. It stems from how the booking was handled, given that Sterling is coming off a five-round title fight against Cejudo. He still feels banged up.
Chael Sonnen believes the UFC brought back Henry Cejudo to “get rid of” Aljamain Sterling: “I have never seen a more disrespected world champion”
Fernando Quiles - May 26, 2023
Chael Sonnen believes that Aljamain Sterling has been disrespected more than any other UFC champion. Much has been made about the UFC’s treatment of its bantamweight king Aljamain Sterling. The promotion immediately booked Sterling for a bout with Sean O’Malley after the “Funk Master” had a grueling five-round title fight against Henry Cejudo at UFC 288. This had led to some beef between Sterling and UFC President Dana White, as the two have gone back and forth over the topic of mistreatment.