Henry Cejudo has made it clear he’ll finish his retirement to combat Alex Volkanovski and he has now upped the stakes.
Earlier than Cejudo retired from MMA, “Triple C” was calling out the featherweight to turn out to be the first-ever three-weight world champion within the UFC. It will’ve been a large combat however after Cejudo beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 249, he shockingly introduced his retirement.
But, for the reason that retirement, he has been poking pictures at Volkanovski and the featherweight champ is listening.
“I used to be open to it… Holding up divisions, I ain’t all about that. However as quickly as [Henry Cejudo] mentioned he was retired and gave up each his belts after which saying he would come out of retirement to combat at featherweight; I checked out him as a featherweight contender now,” Volkanovski mentioned to ESPN.
Henry Cejudo rapidly caught wind of that and took to social media to as soon as once more name out the Aussie. He additionally says he’ll guess his UFC titles and his girlfriend that Volkanovski wouldn’t final two rounds with him.
If I ever comeback to MMA it’s going to be after your head your overgrown midget. I’d guess my Olympic Gold medal, my two belts and “my first girlfriend ever”, that you simply wouldn’t make it cross two rounds with Triple C! #bendtheknee @alexvolkanovski pic.twitter.com/k3uJzRYNIb
— Henry Cejudo (@HenryCejudo) June 18, 2020
“If I ever comeback to MMA it’s going to be after your head your overgrown midget. I’d guess my Olympic Gold medal, my two belts and “my first girlfriend ever”, that you simply wouldn’t make it cross two rounds with Triple C! #bendtheknee @alexvolkanovski,” Cejudo responded.
Henry Cejudo retired from the game on the peak of his profession after defending his bantamweight title for the primary time. Earlier than the win over Cruz, he beat Marlon Moraes to say the vacant title after defending his flyweight strap towards T.J. Dillashaw. Cejudo has received the flyweight gold in a large upset over Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227.
Alex Volkanovski, in the meantime, is ready to rematch Max Holloway at UFC 251. He beat the Hawaiian by choice at UFC 245 to win the featherweight title. In his profession, he has notable wins over Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, and Darren Elkins amongst others.
A combat between Cejudo and Volkanovski would little question be aggressive and fascinating. It additionally appears an increasing number of seemingly by the day. So, if the Aussie defends his belt on July 11, maybe we do see Cejudo-Volkanovski subsequent.
What do you make of Henry Cejudo guaranteeing he finishes Alex Volkanovski inside two rounds in the event that they combat?