Several UFC Fighters Accuse Aljamain Sterling Of Faking Head Injury To Get Petr Yan DQed From Fight Due To Illegal Knee

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On Saturday night during UFC 259, Aljamain Sterling became the UFC’s new bantamweight champion under some bizarre circumstances.

In the fourth round of his fight against Petr Yan, Sterling was subject to an illegal knee to the head while still on the ground.

The cageside doctor took a look at Sterling and determined he couldn’t continue which resulted in Yan getting DQed.

Despite the fact that it was the doctor who made the final ruling, several current and former UFC fighters accussed Sterling of faking his head injury.

Evem MMA referee-turned-podcast host Big John McCarthy believed Sterling was acting to get Yan DQed.

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