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‘Not a scratch on Aljo’: Pros react to Aljamain Sterling’s win over Henry Cejudo at UFC 288

When reigning bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling faced off against the returning Henry Cejudo at UFC 288, fight fans hoped to finally settle the debate over the best 135-pound in the world.

Cejudo, a former UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion, hadn’t made the walk to the octagon since his win over Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 in May 2020. Immediately after, the former Olympic champion announced his retirement from competition.

But welcoming him back on Saturday was the red-hot Sterling, who entered his title defense on the verge of setting several UFC records.

Check out how the rest of Sterling’s fellow fighters reacted to his victory inside the Prudential Center in New Jersey below.

Aljamain Sterling defeats Henry Cejudo

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