Henry Cejudo’s abrupt retirement at UFC 249 blew open the Bantamweight division. Now all fighters at 135 know {that a} single good battle might propel them up the rankings. UFC 250 will see two Bantamweight fights. Certainly one of them options former Champion Cody Garbrandt taking over Raphael Assuncao. Each fighters are on dropping streaks and are searching for to spark a fast turnaround. 

Cody Garbrandt says the UFC 250 battle might be for his soul

The previous champion insisted that he was centered purely on his battle and never the opposite Bantamweight bout. 

On the pre-fight media interplay, he stated, “Typically life doesn’t go as you intend, you gotta roll with the punches and maintain going. That’s for everyone and I hope I can encourage lots of people to not quit after they’re going by way of onerous occasions.” 

“I used to be on high of the world, I used to be world champion and had every little thing on my fingertips. Now I’m on a three battle skid, however that by no means deterred me from what I’m. I’m one of the best Bantamweight on the planet.”

“And I get to showcase that, June 6 with, refound love of the game. Ardour, hearth burning. This one’s for my soul. That is what I would like. As a lot as I attempt to have that hatred for combating I’m all the time pulled again into it as a result of I would like combating greater than combating wants me. And on the finish of the day, that’s my function. That is how I’m going to hopefully assist lots of people get impressed and motivated.” 

‘No Love’ beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 207 to say the Bantamweight Championship and register his 11th consecutive MMA win. On the time he had by no means tasted defeat. Nonetheless, the subsequent yr he dropped the title in his first protection to T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 217. Within the following yr, ‘No Love’ failed in his try to recapture the title, falling to Dillashaw as soon as extra by TKO.

Later he took on Pedro Munhoz at UFC 235 however was stopped in spherical one. Now the previous champion hopes to regain his mojo and start his ascent up the ladder after 15 months away from the game.

Will ‘No Love’ be capable to declare an enormous win?

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