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Aljamain Sterling wins UFC bantamweight title after Petr Yan disqualified for illegal knee – ESPN

Aljamain Sterling was crowned the new UFC bantamweight champion after Petr Yan was disqualified for landing an illegal knee in the fourth round Saturday night at…

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LAS VEGAS — Aljamain Sterling unhooked the UFC belt from around his waist and let it fall to the Octagon mat with a thud. Sterling then got on his knees and put his head to the canvas.
It was not the behavior of someone who had just achieved a longtime dream of becoming UFC champion. But those were the extremely bizarre circumstances of the UFC bantamweight title fight Saturday at UFC 259.
Sterling won the title by disqualification at 4 minutes, 29 seconds of the fourth round after Yan landed an…

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