Video: No, the UFC shouldn’t strip Aljamain Sterling of his bantamweight title

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The UFC bantamweight title picture got murky after it was was revealed that champion Aljamain Sterling’s neck surgery will keep him out of action until October at the earliest.

After Petr Yan was disqualified for an illegal knee in the title fight with Sterling at UFC 259, UFC president Dana White said he wanted to book an immediate rematch. That, however, is on hold for at least six months. Given the unsatisfactory nature of the title exchanging hands due to a DQ, there’s been some noise – particularly from Yan – about stripping Sterling.

Simple question: Should the UFC actually do this? Our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of “Gorgeous” George Garcia, Brian “Goze” Garcia, Nolan King, and host John Morgan answer.

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You can watch their discussion in the video above, and this week’s full episode below.