Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling

MMA Record: 20-3-0

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling is a 32 year old Male fighter from United States with a 20-3-0 pro MMA record. Sterling most recently fought Petr Yan at UFC 259 on Saturday March 6, 2021. Aljamain Sterling beat Petr Yan by Disqualificaton at 4:29 of Round 4 in the Bantamweight division.

Aljamain Sterling has 20 wins with a 56% finish rate, including 2 by knockout, 8 by submission, 9 by decision.

Aljamain Sterling is currently riding a 6 fight win streak.

Aljamain Sterling's Last Fight

Aljamain Sterling DEF Petr Yan
Disqualificaton R4 4:29

Bio Stats

  • Age 32
  • Reach 71' (180.3 cm)
  • Height 67.3' (171 cm)
  • Country United States

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form WWWWW
  • Win breakdown 2 KO • 8 SUB • 9 DEC
  • Finish rate 56%
  • Loss breakdown 1 KO • 0 SUB • 2 DEC

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling's Record Analysis


Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Win 19-3-0 Petr Yan Disqualificaton R4 4:29 UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya 2021-03-06 Bantamweight UFC
Win 18-3-0 Cory Sandhagen SUB R1 1:28 UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer 2020-06-06 Bantamweight UFC
Win 17-3-0 Pedro Munhoz DEC R3 5:00 UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes 2019-06-08 Bantamweight UFC
Win 16-3-0 Jimmie Rivera DEC R3 5:00 UFC on ESPN 1: N'Gannou vs. Velasquez 2019-02-17 Bantamweight UFC
Win 15-3-0 Cody Stamann SUB R2 3:42 UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till 2018-09-08 Bantamweight UFC
Win 14-3-0 Brett Johns DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee 2018-04-21 Bantamweight UFC
Loss 14-2-0 Marlon Moraes KO/TKO R1 1:07 UFC Fight Night 123: Swanson vs. Ortega 2017-12-09 Bantamweight UFC
Win 13-2-0 Renan Barão DEC R3 5:00 UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 2017-07-29 Catchweight UFC
Win 12-2-0 Augusto Mendes DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis 2017-04-15 Bantamweight UFC
Loss 12-1-0 Raphael Assunção DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Peña 2017-01-28 Bantamweight UFC
Loss 12-0-0 Bryan Caraway DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt 2016-05-29 Bantamweight UFC
Win 11-0-0 Johnny Eduardo SUB R2 4:18 UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant 2015-12-10 Bantamweight UFC
Win 10-0-0 Takeya Mizugaki SUB R3 2:11 UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold 2015-04-18 Bantamweight UFC
Win 9-0-0 Hugo Viana KO/TKO R3 3:50 UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller 2014-07-16 Bantamweight UFC
Win 8-0-0 Cody Gibson DEC R3 5:00 UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann 2014-02-22 Bantamweight UFC
Win 7-0-0 Joel Roberts SUB R1 1:49 CFFC 30: Sterling vs. Roberts 2013-11-02 Bantamweight CFFC
Win 6-0-0 Sidemar Honorio SUB R2 4:05 CFFC 16: 2012-08-24 Bantamweight CFFC
Win 5-0-0 Casey Johnson SUB R3 2:11 CFFC 14: 2012-04-14 Bantamweight CFFC
Win 4-0-0 Sean Santella DEC R5 5:00 CFFC 11 : Danger Zone! 2011-10-22 Bantamweight CFFC
Win 3-0-0 Evan Chmieleski KO/TKO R1 4:58 CFFC 10 : Black Eye 2011-07-23 Featherweight CFFC
Win 2-0-0 Claudio Ledesma DEC R3 5:00 Ring of Combat 36: 2011-06-17 Bantamweight ROC
Win 1-0-0 Harley Leimbach SUB R1 4:01 Regional circuit 2011-05-21 EFC
Win 0-0-0 Sergio da Silva DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2011-04-21 UCC
Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling MMA Record: 20-3-0

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling's MMA career highlights

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling's Professional MMA debut

Sterling made his professional debut against Sergio da Silva on April 21, 2011, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Sergio da Silva who carried a 0-1-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Aljamain Sterling beat Sergio da Silva by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Sterling made his debut in the UFC against Cody Gibson on February 22, 2014, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann having compiled a 8-0-0 professional MMA record.

Aljamain Sterling beat Cody Gibson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Sterling has gone on to fight a total of 15 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 12-3-0.

The first man to defeat Brett Johns

Sterling defeated the previously unbeaten Brett Johns on April 21, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. Brett Johns came into the fight with a 15-0-0 record. Sterling was a -115 betting even going into the fight. Aljamain Sterling beat Brett Johns by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Winning the belt: UFC Bantamweight Championship against Petr Yan

Sterling won the UFC Bantamweight Championship defeating Petr Yan on March 6, 2021 at UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya.

This was Sterling's 1st UFC championship fight.

Aljamain Sterling beat Petr Yan by Disqualificaton at 4:29 of Round 4.

When was Aljamain Sterling's last win?

Sterling's last win came against Petr Yan at UFC 259 on Saturday March 6, 2021. Aljamain Sterling beat Petr Yan by Disqualificaton at 4:29 of Round 4.

Who is Aljamain Sterling's next opponent?

Sterling is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Aljamain Sterling's last loss?

Sterling's last loss came against Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night 123 on Saturday December 9, 2017. Aljamain Sterling lost to Marlon Moraes by KO/TKO at 1:07 of Round 1.

How many UFC fights has Aljamain Sterling had?

Sterling has fought 15 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 12-3-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Aljamain Sterling have?

Sterling has knocked out 2 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Aljamain Sterling have?

Sterling has submitted 8 opponents.

How many times has Aljamain Sterling been knocked out?

Sterling has been knocked out 1 times.

How many times has Aljamain Sterling been submitted?

Sterling has never been submitted.