UFC

Aljamain Sterling is in the best shape of his life

Written by Noah Gagnon

UFC Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is set to unify his belt with interim champ Petr Yan this weekend in Jacksonville, and Aljo is looking fantastic. He posted a series of Instagram photos today claiming to be in the best shape of his life, and I certainly believe him. Check it out.

I don’t know how its possible to be so unbelievably vascular, but the guy does look great. And you know what, I think he’s gonna do it on Saturday. As an east coaster myself, am I bias towards anyone who trains in the area? Oh yeah. But I believe in Aljo. I really do.

Hot take: the first fight was way closer than people remember. Yeah it got a little ugly towards the end for Sterling, and on paper, the numbers don’t look great, but if you’re scoring the fight on a round-by-round basis it was actually pretty close. One judge even had it 2-1 Aljo going into that fourth round.

So yeah, I’m definitely picking Aljo to win this fight, and rooting for him even harder. If you’re rooting for another Dagestani champ over a homegrown New York king you’re just an unamerican boob. Aljamain Sterling is not the heel in this situation. He’s a nice man who unfortunately has to fight a Russian. That sucks. If Petr Yan met your puppy he’d kick it. Don’t root for that guy.

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Noah Gagnon

19-year-old student. MMA Enthusiast. 2014 Bedminster Middle School Boys Mile Run Second Place. BJJ White Belt. Kind Guy.