Looking back on my childhood, I remember Aljamain Sterling was a “broken child with no direction.”
All thanks to his father.
“I don’t have many positive memories of my dad,” says Sterling. “He made us feel small, weak, stupid, and useless.”
In his 14-minute short film “Not Broken,” produced for the UFC by director Rory Karpuff, Corey Frost takes a closer look at Sterling’s upbringing in his own words and his mother, brother, and sister’s upbringing. I will. And girlfriend.
Sterling and his family have been blamed for his father’s abuse, including allegations of domestic violence against his mother, and wrestling with Sterling’s confidence, even if his father discourages it. He shares how he helped gain strength. The UFC bantamweight candidate he is today.
“He was very self-directed and spontaneous,” said Sterling’s girlfriend Rebecca Cruz. “Part of that drive was just anger, and I was just trying to prove what you know,” Dad, I could have done this without you. ” I was able to do this myself. “
Sister Sofali Sterling said: “If you look at all the traumas he has experienced where he is now, he is already a champion.”
You can see Full film In the video above.
– MMA Sports
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