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Henry Cejudo calls out Petr Yan, Aljamain Sterling — ‘Triple C is coming back’

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I can think of 350,000 reasons why he would want to return.

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo, who retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) after smashing Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 back in May 2020, is planning to make his return to combat sports.

Then again, Cejudo posts all sorts of wacky shit (like this), so maybe we should temper our expectations.

“I would personally like to line up both Petr Yan and Aljamain Curling-Sterling-Silver at the same time,” Cejudo told ESPN. “You guys stay tuned, ‘Triple C’ is coming back! What’s up?”

Yan won the title that Cejudo vacated but then lost it to Sterling by way of disqualification at UFC 259 last weekend in Las Vegas. Since that rematch is on deck as soon as possible, according to promotion president Dana White, Cejudo may have to wait until the end of the year.

Or fight the winner of Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw to reclaim his spot.

Stay tuned.