Final Combating Championship (UFC) bantamweight phenom Sean O’Malley captured his fourth straight win contained in the Octagon by starching 135-pound veteran Eddie Wineland on the UFC 250 pay-per-view (PPV) occasion final weekend in Las Vegas.
And whereas “Sugar” has but to beat anyone ranked within the Prime 15 — or face a high-level wrestler — O’Malley is already calling himself “champ” on social media and fielding questions on retired bantamweight champion, Henry Cejudo.
“I believe I’ve the rationale he retired,” O’Malley instructed ESPN. “I really feel like I’m a nasty matchup for anybody within the division. I’m nearly six-feet tall and I’m fairly skinny however I’m lengthy. I used to be in all probability 150-something within the cage. I’m quick, I’m robust, I’m high-level in every single place.”
O’Malley, 25, blasted his manner into UFC by the use of Dana White’s Contender Collection.
“I believe he’ll be again. I believe he simply discovered his first girlfriend and he’s simply sort of…he doesn’t know what to do, as a result of if you’ve by no means had a girlfriend earlier than, after which you’ve gotten one if you’re like 30-something, I don’t know, they like, take over.”
Cejudo, 33, who walked away from fight sports activities after crushing Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 again in Could, didn’t waste a lot time on O’Malley’s feedback and as a substitute rattled off his listing of accomplishments, which embrace his “first girlfriend ever.”
“An Olympic gold medal, two-division world champion within the UFC (defended each belts) and let’s not overlook my first girlfriend ever Amanda Dallago Chaves,” Cejudo wrote. “That’s one hell of a profession in the event you ask me you soiled Q-tip.”
However Cejudo hasn’t utterly dominated out his UFC comeback.
“There would solely be one combat that might actually convey me again, that might actually wake me up within the morning,” Cejudo instructed TMZ. “Apart from Ryan Garcia, it will be Alexander Volkanovski, that overgrown midget. I might like to make him bend the knee as a result of he’s already half manner there.”