Nassau County celebrates its champ Aljamain Sterling with homecoming rally


There’s a short list of Long Islanders who’ve become champions in the UFC.

There’s Chris Weidman, Matt Serra and now Uniondale’s own Aljamain Sterling

Sterling, aka the “Funk Master,” won the UFC Bantamweight title in 2021 against Petr Yan and successfully defended it against Yan at UFC 273 this April in Jacksonville’s VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

Nassau County celebrated its newly crowned champ with a Aljamain Sterling Day homecoming rally today, which featured a motorcade, by his alma mater Uniondale High School.

Watch his return below: