Henry Cejudo says just one combat would make him take into account a return to the UFC.
Cejudo, the previous UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion, introduced his retirement after defeating Dominick Cruz by TKO final month at UFC 249. That retirement could possibly be short-lived with the correct alternative, although.
Cejudo lately expressed curiosity in boxing undefeated sensation Ryan Garcia. However with regard to a doable return to MMA, Cejudo is eyeing a 3rd title, particularly featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski, who beforehand responded to Cejudo’s callout and warned him of a possible transfer up.
“There would solely be one combat that might actually carry me again, that might actually wake me up within the morning. Apart from Ryan Garcia, it will be Alexander Volkanovski, that overgrown midget,” Cejudo instructed TMZ. “I’d like to make him bend the knee as a result of he’s already half manner there.”
Cejudo (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) has referred to himself as the best fight sports activities athlete of all time, what with two UFC titles and an Olympic wrestling gold medal to his resume. The way in which he sees it, a combat with Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-Zero UFC) would cement his legacy.
“I need a third title as a result of I need to be totally different,” Cejudo mentioned. “There’s a whole lot of champ-champs – clearly there’s just one ‘Triple C.’ There’s just one Olympic champ, flyweight champ and bantamweight champion of the world, nevertheless it’s simply to cement it, go within the historical past books as the best blended martial artist of all time.”