Henry Cejudo isn’t going to sit around and let TJ Dillashaw jump ahead of him in the title contenders’ line.
Responding to the news that Dillashaw – a former bantamweight champion – is in talks to challenge UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, Cejudo tweeted that he’d happily take on Dillashaw should that bout not materialize:
Johnson has said it doesn't make sense for Dillashaw to get a crack at the 125-lb title considering he's never fought at that weight and Cejudo obviously agrees. He added, "make the flyweight div. great again," likely in reference to Johnson's allegations that UFC president Dana White threatened to shut down the flyweight division if "Mighty Mouse" doesn't accept the Dillashaw fight.
Cejudo is currently on a two-fight losing streak, but those losses came at the hands of Johnson and perennial flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez. Though Dillashaw doesn't sound interested in dropping down in weight to fight anyone besides Johnson, he could do a lot worse than Cejudo, a top-three contender and Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler.
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