Aljamain Sterling is a top UFC fighter who competes in the bantamweight division of the industry – here is everything you need to know about his net worth, salary, records and endorsements
Aljamain Sterling facts
|Birth Place||Uniondale, New York, US|
|Father’s Name||Cleveland Sterling|
|Mother’s Name||Sophie Sterling|
|Net Worth (2023)||$2 million (estimated)|
|Last Fight Earnings||$792,000 (estimated)|
|Date of Birth||July 31, 1989|
|Education||Morrisville State College|
|MMA Debut||April 22, 2011|
|Achievements||UFC bantamweight champion|
|Endorsements||BodyArmor, Draft kings, P3, Everlast, Trojan, Findlay Toyota, Speedy Bear.|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Aljamain Sterling net worth and payouts
According to reports from the Sports Daily, Aljamain Sterling has earned close to $2 Million from his MMA bouts so far.
He has a net worth of approximately $2 million.
In his last UFC fight, which was against Petr Yan, Sterling earned a mouthwatering $792,000 (estimated). It was arguably the biggest fight deal of his MMA career.
Sterling also won the UFC bantamweight championship after Yan was disqualified for an illegal knee during the fight.
Aljamain Sterling MMA career and UFC record
Sterling’s first professional fight in MMA took place in April 2011 when he defeated Sergio da Silva at UCC 4: Supremacy. In only his third professional fight, Sterling won the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
In his 5th fight, Sterling won the CFFC Bantamweight Championship and defended it three times in a row before signing for the UFC. All of his three CFFC title defences were won via submission (rear-naked choke).
Sterling’s first fight in the UFC took place in February 2014 and he came out victorious by defeating Cody Gibson via unanimous decision in three rounds. He continued his impressive win streak by beating the likes of Hugo Viana, Takeya Mizugaki and Johnny Eduardo.
In May 2016, Sterling suffered the first loss of his UFC and MMA career when he lost via decision to Bryan Caraway. Sterling then lost his second UFC bout in a row the following year against Raphael Assuncao.
But he got back to winning ways in the Octagon by beating Augusto Mendes and Renan Barao. Sterling suffered his third UFC defeat in December 2017 against Marlon Moraes.
However, he has remained unbeaten ever since then. Sterling is currently on a six-fight win streak, beating the likes of Brett Johns, Cody Stamann, Jimmie Rivera, Pedro Munhoz, Cory Sandhagen and Petr Yan. A victory in his last fight over Yan won Sterling the Bantamweight title.
Over the course of his MMA career, Sterling has won 22 out of the 24 fights that he had fought. In the UFC, Sterling has a 14-3 record so far.
Aljamain Sterling personal life, family and endorsements
The reigning UFC Bantamweight champion is currently in a relationship with long-term girlfriend Rebecca Cruz. Aljamain and Rebecca have been together for more than a decade. The couple began dating in 2011 and celebrate their anniversary on January 2nd every year.
Sterling has already claimed that Cruz is on course to be his wife. But the couple does not have any children together as of yet.
Given his status as a UFC champion, Sterling has a number of top brands that he is associated with at the moment. He is currently in partnership with BodyArmor, Draftkings, P3. Also, some of his sponsors include Everlast, Trojan, Findlay Toyota and Speedy Bear.
FAQs about Aljamain Sterling
What is Aljamain Sterling’s net worth?
Aljamain Sterling’s net worth is approximately $2 million.
When was Aljamain Sterling born?
Aljamain Sterling was born on the 31st of July, 1989.
Where was Aljamain Sterling born?
Aljamain Sterling was born in Uniondale, New York, US.
Who is Aljamain Sterling married to?
Aljamain Sterling is currently in a long-term relationship with Rebecca Cruz.
How many children does Aljamain Sterling have?
Aljamain Sterling has no children as of yet.
When did Aljamain Sterling make his UFC debut?
Aljamain Sterling made his UFC debut on April 22nd, 2011 against Sergio da Silva.
What is Aljamain Sterling’s MMA record?
Aljamain Sterling’s MMA record is 22 wins and 3 losses.
How tall is Aljamain Sterling?
Aljamain Sterling is 5 ft 7 in (1.70m)
How much does Aljamain Sterling weigh?
Aljamain Sterling weighs 135 lbs (61 kg)
More MMA news
- Conor McGregor calls Khabib Nurmagomedov “homophobic” in crazy deleted rant
- Kamaru Usman open to Middleweight move after UFC 261 but on one condition
- Jiri Prochazka says Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor and others inspired him
Follow our dedicated MMA page for instant MMA news and updates