Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling 14-3 MMA (6-3 UFC) is set to meet Brett “The Pikey” Johns 15-0 MMA (3-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night Atlantic City on April 21, 2018.
Sterling is coming off a first round KO loss to Marlon Moraes at UFC FN 123 in December. His last win was a unanimous decision over former bantamweight champ Renan Barao at UFC 214 in July.
The undefeated Johns is coming off a first round calf slicer over Joe Soto at the TUF 26 Finale in December. Seven of John’s victories come by stoppage.
Other bouts on the card include:
Dave Branch vs Thiago Santos
Patrick Cummins vs Corey Anderson
Uriah Hall vs Paulo Costa
Siyar Bahadurzada vs Luan Chagas
Aspen Ladd vs Leslie Smith
Magomed Bibulatov vs Yuta Sasaki
Merab Dvalishvili vs Augusto Mendes
Krzysztof Jotko vs Brad Tavares