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UFC Quick Quote: Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone will fight anybody, including his teammates

All business: Donald Cerrone says he has no issues fighting teammates and training partners should the time come.
All business: Donald Cerrone says he has no issues fighting teammates and training partners should the time come.

"I still am, 100 percent (Rashad's friend). Every day, I would walk in and say, 'I'm team Rashad.' It was just like that, I wear everything on my sleeve, I say how it is and I talk right to people. I would tell Jon (Jones), 'I'm team Rashad, man. That's my boy, that's my brother.' And Jones is cool man, he is a cool dude. I have no hard feelings. I go out with him and hang all the time and I train with him. It's not like I would take his training and tell Rashad, I wouldn't go that far. But he is like, 'I respect the fact that you were friends with Rashad before you met me and that you're sticking by your boy, and I respect that.' As for me, I will fight anyone. I will fight anybody. I would fight Leonard (Garcia), and I live with him. Does that answer your question? I would fight Clay (Guida), and he will still be my boy. I mean, this is what we do, we're professionals and there is going to come a time when teammates are going to have to fight. That's just the way it goes."

-- Not one to ever back down from a good scrap, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Donald Cerrone give his thoughts on the age-old dilemma that sometimes arises in the sport if mixed martial arts (MMA) -- teammates fighting teammates. After seeing the fallout between Rashad Evans and current Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones first-hand, "Cowboy" says that should the time come that he has to face any one of his training partners, including best friend and housemate, Leonard Garcia, he will have no problem doing so. Cerrone also told Pro MMA Radio that regardless of the fact that former training partner Rashad Evans is no longer a part of Team Jackson-Winkeljohn Mixed Martial Arts, and Jon Jones is, he has no problems letting "Bones" know exactly who his alliance and ties are with. And those are with his friend, "Suga." Cerrone will look to get back on track as he takes on Jeremy Stephens at UFC on Fuel TV: "Korean Zombie vs. Poirier" on May 15, 2012, in Fairfax, Virginia.

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