Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain "Funk Master" Sterling

First Name: Aljamain Last Name: Sterling
Nickname: Funk Master
Date of Birth: Jul 31, 1989 Age: 34
Weight: 66.0 Height: 171.0
Reach: 0.0
Location: Cortland, New York, United States
Hometown: Cortland, New York, United States
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Team Bombsquad
Fight Stats
Record 25 - 5 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 30 fights Professional Fights 30 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 13 years
Days Last Fought 196 days Rounds Fought 83 rounds
Finish Wins 12 finishes Finish Losses 2 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 48 % Finish Loss Percentage 40 %
Knockout Wins 0 KOs Knockout Losses 1 KO losses
TKO Wins 3 TKOs TKO Losses 1 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 12 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 40 %
Submission Wins 9 subs Submission Losses 0 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 36 % Submission Loss Percentage 0 %
Decision Wins 12 decision wins Decision Losses 3 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 48 % Decision Loss Percentage 60 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 9 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 0 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 3 SD wins Split Decision Losses 3 SD losses

Upcoming Fight

UFC 300

April 13, 2024 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Professional Fights

UFC 292

August 19, 2023 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 0:51

Sean O'Malley
Win

Sean O'Malley

(21 - 2, 1 NC)

UFC 288

May 06, 2023 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Henry Cejudo
Loss

Henry Cejudo

(16 - 2)

UFC 280

October 22, 2022 Saturday
10:30 AM ET / 7:30 AM PT

Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:44

T.J. Dillashaw
Loss

T.J. Dillashaw

(17 - 4)

UFC 273

April 09, 2022 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Petr Yan
Loss

Petr Yan

(18 - 2)

UFC 259

March 06, 2021 Saturday
5:15 PM ET / 2:15 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Disqualification (Illegal Knee) Round: 4 Time: 4:29

Petr Yan
Loss

Petr Yan

(17 - 1)

UFC 250

June 06, 2020 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:28

Cory Sandhagen
Loss

Cory Sandhagen

(15 - 2)

UFC 238

June 08, 2019 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

United Center, Chicago, United States, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Pedro Munhoz
Loss

Pedro Munhoz

(19 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC on ESPN 1

February 17, 2019 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jimmie Rivera
Loss

Jimmie Rivera

(22 - 2)
Aljamain Sterling
Win

Aljamain Sterling

(17 - 4)

UFC 228

September 08, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, United States

Submission (Kneebar) Round: 2 Time: 3:42

Cody Stamann
Loss

Cody Stamann

(18 - 1)
Aljamain Sterling
Win

Aljamain Sterling

(16 - 4)

UFC Fight Night 128

April 21, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Brett Johns
Loss

Brett Johns

(19 - 0)
Aljamain Sterling
Loss

Aljamain Sterling

(16 - 3)

UFC Fight Night 123

December 09, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, United States

KO (Knee) Round: 1 Time: 1:07

Marlon Moraes
Win

Marlon Moraes

(20 - 5 - 1)

UFC 214

July 29, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Honda Center, Anaheim, California, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Renan Barao
Loss

Renan Barao

(34 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 24

April 15, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Augusto Mendes
Loss

Augusto Mendes

(6 - 1)

UFC on Fox 23

January 28, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Raphael Assuncao
Win

Raphael Assuncao

(24 - 5)

UFC Fight Night 88

May 29, 2016 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bryan Caraway
Win

Bryan Caraway

(20 - 7)

UFC Fight Night 80

December 10, 2015 Thursday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:18

Johnny Eduardo
Loss

Johnny Eduardo

(27 - 9)

UFC on Fox 15

April 18, 2015 Saturday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:11

Takeya Mizugaki
Loss

Takeya Mizugaki

(20 - 8 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 45

July 16, 2014 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Revel Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 3:50

Hugo Viana
Loss

Hugo Viana

(8 - 1)

UFC 170

February 22, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Cody Gibson
Loss

Cody Gibson

(11 - 3)

CFFC 30

November 02, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Valley Forge Casino Resort, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:49

Joel Roberts
Loss

Joel Roberts

(8 - 4)

CFFC 16

August 24, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Borgata Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:05

Sidemar Honorio
Loss

Sidemar Honorio

(8 - 2)

CFFC 14

April 14, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Borgata Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:11

Casey Johnson
Loss

Casey Johnson

(5 - 1)

CFFC 11

October 22, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Sean Santella
Loss

Sean Santella

(8 - 2 - 1)

CFFC 10

July 23, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:58

Evan Chmielski
Loss

Evan Chmielski

(2 - 1)

ROC 36

June 17, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Tropicana Resort and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bragging Rights 2

May 21, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 4:01

UCC 4

April 22, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

William G. Mennen Sports Arena, Morristown, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Sergio Da Silva
Loss

Sergio Da Silva

(0 - 1)

RW 8

July 17, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel, Salamanca, New York, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 3:00

Zech Lange
Loss

Zech Lange

(1 - 0)
Aljamain Sterling
Win

Aljamain Sterling

(0 - 1)

CZ 33

June 19, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion, Gilford, New Hampshire, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 1:34

Taylor Trahan
Loss

Taylor Trahan

(DEBUT)
Aljamain Sterling
Loss

Aljamain Sterling

(DEBUT)

RW 7

May 08, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel, Niagara Falls, New York, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 3:00

Zech Lange
Win

Zech Lange

(DEBUT)