During his appearance on a podcast, Aljamain Sterling revealed that Floyd Mayweather tried to steal his fiancee Rebecca Cruz years ago. The couple was at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas in 2016, where they were approached by Floyd Mayweather’s ‘minions’. The duo was then invited to party with Mayweather, as he was also nearby.
Sterling knew that if he accepted the invitation, he would get pushed to the side and Mayweather would make moves on his girlfriend. To avoid this situation, Aljamain rejected the offer right away. However, Mayweather’s team was very persistent, and they sent a woman to invite the couple for a second time.
While Sterling was a huge fan of Mayweather, he was aware of the consequences of accepting the invitation. Which is why he ended up calling out Floyd Mayweather for a fight to settle the situation once and for all.
“I was like, Listen, I know how this scene, this movie goes. You can tell Floyd he’s undefeated in boxing. I’m undefeated in MMA. If we want to figure out what’s the better sport, we can find out today,” said Sterling to Floyd’s associates.
UFC Star Aljamain Sterling Tells Story of Nearly Fighting Floyd Mayweather After Floyd Tried to Steal His Girlfriend at Vegas Pool Party; Sterling Explains How Floyd Sends The Money Team Guys For His Ladies (Tweets-Pics) https://t.co/CdFHiDJW0h via @StephenFlorival pic.twitter.com/aJs1fR8Htr
— Robert Littal BSO (@BSO) June 10, 2020
Thankfully, the situation did not escalate any further, and the duo was not disturbed by Floyd Mayweather. Given Sterling’s proficiency in MMA, many even believe the situation would have not ended in Floyd’s favor. “Aljo would have given little Floyd his first L would have strangled him in two minutes,” tweeted one fan.
Meanwhile, others believe Floyd Mayweather would have used his bodyguards to subdue the Funkmaster. Regardless, both Rebecca and Aljamain have been going strong together and also got engaged after 10 years of dating.
Who is Aljamain Sterling’s girlfriend? is the Bantamweight champion married?
Despite being a bantamweight champion, Aljamain Sterling receives quite a bit off hate due to his antics inside the octagon. Regardless, the Funkmaster has always been loud when it comes to his professional life. He does not shy away from calling out people even if it is Dana White.
However, Sterling also knows how to maintain a happy work-life balance, as he has the support of his fiancee, Rebecca Cruz. While it has not been reported when Aljamain started dating, it is said that Sterling met Rebecca during the early days of his MMA career. The couple has been in a relationship for over a decade and got engaged in 2021.
It took 10 years, but I knew I didn’t want to waste anymore time! I love you Rebecca Cruz. And soon to be… Mrs. Sterling! ❤️
Happy 10th anniversary!
•#Uniondale #Fiancé #MrsSterling #MiCorazon #ElSalvador #Jamaica #LongIsland #Engaged pic.twitter.com/U9jy2xecUy
— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) January 1, 2021
Rebecca works as a beauty and fitness expert and is currently based in America. She is also somewhat of an entrepreneur, as she owns her own cosmetic company called NYX Professional Makeup. The duo has been very loud about their relationship and constantly posts photos of them together on social media platforms.
While the Funkmaster is yet to decide on a date for their marriage, he intends to do it very soon. During their decade-long relationship, Rebecca has been present for most of Aljamain’s fights. She will also most likely be present alongside Aljamain when he takes on Sean O’Malley to defend his title for the fourth time at UFC 292.