Aljamain Sterling reflects on how wrestling saved him from gang life

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If it wasn’t for wrestling, there’s a good chance Aljamain Sterling wouldn’t be who he is today.

We know the 28-year-old Sterling (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) as a rising MMA star. But the way Sterling tells it, he came close to going down the wrong path.

During a recent interview with MMAjunkie Radio, Sterling reflected on growing up in Long Island, New York, and how his brothers became “pretty affiliated” with gangs. Eventually,

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