Alexander Volkanovski responds to Henry Cejudo’s callout

Forgive Alexander Volkanovski if he’s not overly excited, as a result of he’s heard this one earlier than.

Within the aftermath of Volkanovski’s (23-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC) unanimous determination win over Brian Ortega (15-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) to defend the featherweight title within the UFC 266 headliner, he discovered himself on the receiving finish of yet one more callout from Henry Cejudo.

Cejudo (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC), an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling and a former two-division UFC champion, is retired from MMA competitors. Nevertheless, he’s stated previously he could be prepared to return again for the suitable struggle and proper payday. It’s clear Cejudo thinks Volkanovski would tick all of the containers for him, as a result of it could current a possibility to be the primary in UFC historical past to assert titles in three separate weight lessons (through Twitter, Instagram):

@danawhite im gonna take Alexander the Common’s soul #ufc266

How will you denied what I’ve performed not solely in mma however fight sports activities. Hate the cringe however as a lot as I discuss, my resumes speaks louder than my phrases! You’re a good matchup for me you overgrown midget. Are you able to deal with my velocity and my Olympic pedigree of wrestling together with I.Q years of expertise in competitors in two sports activities. That is the one struggle that basically issues to me. You stated you’d by no means doubt me @danawhite put your cash the place your mouth is and permit me to develop into the primary 3 division champion in UFC historical past. I do know you don’t need to struggle me @alexvolkanovski since you don’t need to lose to somebody barely taller than you. You may come attempt to kill the Cringe however one factor is for certain, “I’ll sacrifice you in entrance of 60,000 Ozzy‘s.” 🖊 📄 🏆🏆🏆+🏆 =C4

Volkanovski has been requested about combating Cejudo many instances for the higher a part of two years. He’s all the time welcomed the problem, even when the matchup wasn’t notably logical at a given time.

At this stage, Volkanovski is difficult pressed to offer Cejudo the time of day. The struggle has been teased so many instances, however Cejudo has remained idle in retirement since he hung up the gloves in Could 2020.

Volkanovski doesn’t see that altering anytime quickly, but when it does, he’s the person with the gold.

“F*ck Henry Cejudo,” Volkanovski informed reporters on the UFC 266 post-fight information convention. “He’s referred to as out everybody. He’s referred to as out females. You truly consider the sh*t that comes out of his mouth? Nah. I’ll squash the little germ.”

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