Henry Cejudo’s coach opened up in an interview with MMA Junkie recently, talking about the situation at Bantamweight Division. He mentioned how he felt that what was happening at 135 was helping the Flyweight Division.
“Ironically, TJ is saving the (Flyweight) Division somehow. The Bantamweight Division is looking like c**p right now. No disrespect to the other guys in the rest of the division, but the champ having to relinquish his belt… that’s a horrible situation that the Bantamweight Division is in right now.”
TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC Bantamweight Title after getting ‘adverse findings’ in his post-fight test results. He has also been banned from competing in the UFC for the next 1 year. As a result, the Bantamweight Division does not have a champion.
"That's a horrible situation that the bantamweight division is in right now, and Henry is on fire." 🔥@HenryCejudo's coach, Eric Albarracin, reacts to T.J. Dillashaw vacating his UFC title and what it means for the flyweight champ.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) March 21, 2019
Henry Cejudo, on the other hand, has been doing press tours.
“The face of the UFC is Henry Cejudo in the Flyweight Division.”
According to Cejudo’s coach, the 125 Champion is the natural face of the UFC at the moment. While Kamaru Usman is a good fighter, the 135 division is without a champion, Khabib is suspended, Robert Whittaker is out, Max Holloway is trying to get up a weight class, and Daniel Cormier who is about to retire, Henry Cejudo is the face of the UFC at the moment.