In this episode of Behind the Fighter, New York Fighting traveled to Garden City, NY, to sit down with UFC bantamweight contender, Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling. We met up with the Uniondale native at LAW MMA, as he was finishing up a morning wrestling session. The “Funk Master” was training in preparation for his upcoming return to the Octagon, this Thursday Night, Dec 10 at UFC Fight Night 80, Live on UFC Fight Pass. Sterling faces a game Johnny Eduardo, and looks to make a statement with this fight, increasing the possibility for another highlight finish for the New York fighter.
Check out the interview below:
Video: Sophia Laurelli & Matt Culley
Video Edit: Sophia LaurelliAljamain "Funk Master" Sterling, Long Island, New York, Serra-Longo Fight Team, UFC