“Easy Money for Me!” – Henry Cejudo Open for a Rematch Against T.J. Dillashaw

Published 07/25/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 09: Henry Cejudo celebrates after his knockout victory over Dominick Cruz in their UFC bantamweight championship fight during the UFC 249 event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


After a two-year-long layoff, T.J. Dillashaw made a magnificent comeback at UFC Vegas 32 by defeating Cory Sandhagen via a split decision. After this spectacular victory, several well-known UFC personalities shared their reactions on Twitter. One such renowned personality was the former UFC two-division champion, Henry Cejudo.

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Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw was an evenly matched fight. It could have gone either way. However, as Dillashaw scored a couple of takedowns, it tempted two judges to score the contest in his favor. Officially, the three judges scored 48-47 (for Sandhagen), 47-48 (for Dillashaw), and 47-48 (for Dillashaw). 

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Immediately after the official results were announced, the renowned manager, Ali Abdelaziz, shared his reaction on Twitter.

Abdelaziz said – “I’m sorry @HenryCejudo KO this guy very easy I don’t care what everyone saying.”

Then, Cejudo gave his reaction to this fight. He replied to Abdelaziz’s Tweet, revealing he is open to a rematch.

Cejudo said – “Easy money for me! I was generous to give him a 32-second beat down. I won’t be so generous next time! #bendtheknee”.

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Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw

Dillashaw, the then UFC bantamweight champion, wanted to become a UFC two-division champion by defeating the flyweight champion Cejudo. However, he failed to do so at UFC Fight Night 143.

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NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 19: TJ Dillashaw reacts after his loss to Henry Cejudo in their flyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Barclays Center on January 19, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

As soon as the bell rang, ‘Triple C’ Cejudo wasted no time and started landing big shots on Dillashaw. It only took 32 seconds of the first round for ‘The Messenger’ to win this fight via KO. 

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If Cejudo vs. Dillashaw 2 ever comes to fruition, it will be a highly entertaining fight. It is because Dillashaw will do everything he can to avenge his loss, while Cejudo will aim to repeat history.

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Arman Khan

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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