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Surprise contender emerges as opponent for Aljamain Sterling's featherweight debut

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Surprise contender emerges as opponent for Aljamain Sterling's featherweight debut



Aljamain sterling is close to his official promotion to featherweight, but it may happen sooner than expected.

Sean O’Malley knocked him out last time, ending ‘Funk Master’s’ reign as bantamweight champion. The grappler had not lost for almost six years, and was enjoying one of the most successful winning streaks in the history.

Sterling, since losing his belt, has teased that he would move up to 145lbs. It looks like he’s found his opponent. Giga is out of the UFC 296 fight due to an injury. The Jamaican seems interested in taking on Josh Emmett.

Aljamain sterling not only retweeted Emmett’s post but also revealed his walk-around weight, which has caused speculation with fans.

Sterling only has 11 days before the fight to get weight. Emmett’s fight is the main prelim at this time but…



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