Henry Cejudo teases UFC comeback, calls out three fighters

Former two-weight UFC champion Henry Cejudo has teased the idea of ending his retirement from mixed martial arts.

Cejudo, better known by his eccentric alter-ego ‘Triple C’, walked away from the sport in May 2020 after beating Dominick Cruz at UFC 249. By the time of his departure he’d captured the UFC flyweight and bantamweight titles, going on to successfully defend both of them.

Back with a plan?

As his star power continued to grow so did his persona, with Cejudo taking on more of a pro wrestling gimmick to go alongside his insane abilities inside the octagon.

Now, as the UFC begins to open back up again with fans in attendance, Cejudo is contemplating another run.

“Hey @danawhite so you have a walking pez dispenser champ at 125lbs @daico_deusdaguerra a paper champion and Oscar winner @funkmastermma and a wanna be Crocodile Hunter @alexvolkanovski. I’m feeling generous and here to help you make America great again. #C4” Cejudo said on Twitter.

By calling out Deiveson Figueiredo, Aljamain Sterling and Alexander Volkanovski, Cejudo has put himself on the market at flyweight, bantamweight and even featherweight.

A return to either of the first two divisions would certainly be interesting but many believe featherweight would be his target if and when he does make an official comeback.

This is because a title win at 145 pounds would give him the distinction of being the only fighter to win a UFC belt in three different weight classes.

He appears to hint at that being his aim with the “C4” hashtag to round off the post but if there’s one thing the MMA community knows about Henry Cejudo, it’s that he likes to keep us guessing.

Cejudo will likely be keeping his eyes on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter that’ll see Team Volkanovski go up against Team Ortega before the two coaches square off for the title.

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