“Step Aside, Triple C is Here”: Henry Cejudo Trashes Conor McGregor

Published 03/02/2020, 10:01 AM EST


In an interview with Helen Yee, Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo has made some glaring statements. Cejudo has a penchant for being in the media’s spotlight. More often than not, it is for controversial reasons. “The Messenger” is back at it again, asking The Notorious one to move over.

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“I wanna be remembered as the greatest of all time. The greatest to ever do it. Conor McGregor step aside, Triple C is here.”- Henry Cejudo on his legacy.

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This is not the first time Henry Cejudo has called Conor Mcgregor out. Cejudo featured in an interview with TMZ sports alongside Justin Gaethje.

Triple C in this interview took a range of shots at the Irishman. The King of Cringe proceeded to blast Mcgregor for perpetrating a ‘terrorist attack’. Referring to the time when Mcgregor and his retinue attacked the fighter bus transporting Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The two fighters accused Mcgregor of ducking a fight with Justin Gaethje and the Lightweight called him out for being a “p***y”.

“The Highlight” has been looking to throw down with McGregor for a while now. There are early talks of McGregor vs Gaethje taking place in the summer, reported Ariel Helwani.

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In conversation with Helen Yee, Cejudo also took shots at the likes of Aljamain Sterling (18-3-0) and Petr Yan. The self-proclaimed Triple C blasted Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. The Flyweight, Bantamweight, and Olympic Champ Henry Cejudo is now hungry for more. Cejudo dropped a post on social media suggesting that he is looking to conquer another division.

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“You know what I think about Volkanovski? I think he’s an overgrown midget. I think he should be in the MFC, the Midget Fighting Championships.”- Cejudo on Alexander Volkanovski. 

Volkanovski has already laughed off Cejudo’s comments about the title showdown. The former UFC dual-champ has gone after multiple fighters including Jose Aldo and even Valentina Shevchenko. And in his interview with Helen Yee Cejudo confirmed his intentions of making a Featherweight debut.

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Cejudo will now have to focus on his upcoming fight at UFC 250. The Former Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo is set to take on Henry Cejudo. Aldo, after dropping to the 135-pound division debuted against Marlon Moraes and the latter triumphed by split decision. Despite his record of 0-1 in the bantamweight division, Aldo will be fighting for the title in May. Cejudo is coming off a series of wins and is confident that he will emerge victorious.

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