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Aljamain Sterling prepares to fight Petr Yan of Russia in their UFC bantamweight championship fight during the UFC 259 event at UFC APEX on March 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
"Funk Master"

Aljamain Sterling

Bantamweight Champion • 21-3-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Fight Win Streak
  • 2
    Wins by Knockout
  • 8
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
962
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1924
Grappling accuracy 22% 22%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
21
Takedowns Attempted
111
4.56
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.24
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.71
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.78
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
61
%
Sig. Str. Defense
41
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
13:12
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
648 (67%)
Clinch
153 (16%)
Ground
161 (17%)

Sig. Str. by target

49% 472 Head 34% 324 Body 17% 166 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
2 (3%)
DEC
59 (86%)
SUB
8 (12%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
United States
Trains at
Serra-Longo - Long Island, NY
Fighting style
Kickboxer
Age
32
Height
67.00
Weight
134.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 22, 2014
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
39.00
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Aljamain Sterling walks to the Octagon before his bantamweight fight against Cody Stamann during the UFC 228 event at American Airlines Center on September 8, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)
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