Aljamain Sterling added to UFC card in Halifax
Aljamain Sterling beat his last opponent in July via technical knockout coming by way of strikes in the third round. The stoppage of Hugo Viana capped a near flawless display of mixed martial arts from the Uniondale fighter.
After the win, his second in the UFC, Sterling said: "I know I got a lot more in the tool bag."
Sterling, a Serra-Longo fighter, will get another opportunity to display his skill set Oct. 4. The undefeated Sterling (10-0) will fight Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine headline the card. UFC announced the Sterling-Gagnon booking late last week.
Gagnon (11-2, 3-1 UFC) won his last three fights, including a pair or first-round submissions. He last fought in April, beating Tim Gorman by unanimous decision on the UFC TUF Nations finale.