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Three Amigos: Mini-sode with Aljamain Sterling on his decision to stay with the UFC

Number 5 ranked bantamweight rising star, Aljamain Sterling discusses his decision to re-sign with the UFC and gives some details of the other offers he received during his 2-month period of free agency.

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Welcome to a special, breaking news, Monday mini-sode of the Three Amigos Podcast. If you've been following the free agency trials, you know that Number 5 ranked bantamweight, Aljamain Sterling announced that he'd reached an agreement with the UFC and re-signed with the organization. Sterling has been fielding interviews this afternoon from several outlets, so we wanted to make sure Bloody Elbow readers got their share.

The interview is a very digestible 15 minutes for easy listening. Here's a summary of the topics we discussed:

-Why he decided to re-sign with the UFC
-Details of some of the outside offers he received
-If other promotions offered immediate title shots upon signing
-How many fights he signed for
-If there were any personal requests items added in to the contract
-What he thought of some members of the media dropping the news before he could announce it
-If there was any discussion on his outspoken manner regarding free agency
-If he feels the UFC is finally realizing his potential and will market him better
-Advice for fighters in similar situations
-What's next for him
-Who he's calling out to fight

You can check out the show here or via the embedded player below. Remember, if you're looking for us on SoundCloud or iTunes, we're under the MMA Nation name. Follow our Twitter accounts: Stephie HaynesThree Amigos PodcastIain Kidd and Mookie Alexander or our Facebook fan page, Three Amigos Podcast.

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