Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, may no longer be able to use his go-to line of “he’s retired” when referring to former “champ-champ,” Henry Cejudo. That’s because “Triple C” is officially mounting a comeback.
Cejudo met with UFC brass last week in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the “King of Cringe” says he is once again targeting the biggest fights against the biggest names in multiple weight classes.
“I met with UFC brass last week, and all I can say is I have some interesting options,” Cejudo wrote on Twitter. “Whether it’s at 135 or 145, Aljolame, TJ, Holloway, or Volkanovski— I’ll be ready in six months. Until then, I’m watching closely.”
Cejudo was solely focused on a title fight against Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanvoski, for the longest time, but since White would always shoot it down it seems that option won’t be first on the list.
A Bantamweight title fight against current division kingpin, Aljamain Sterling, seems logical seeing as that Cejudo never actually lost the strap, ultimately vacating it in May 2020 shortly after announcing his retirement from the fight game.
Interestingly enough, Cejudo made no mention of a potential return to the Flyweight division to try and regain the belt he relinquished in 2019 following one successful defense of it against T.J. Dillashaw.
Should Cejudo make his return this year, who would you like to see him face first?