During a recent UFC 234 media scrum, UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo claimed he still had no answers on the future of the division in the UFC.
Cejudo says he feels the situation has gone from bad to worse, claiming that former title challenger John Moraga just got released from his contract.
“Welcome to the UFC, welcome to MMA,” Cejudo said. “I’m speechless. I don’t know what to tell you guys. I really don’t.”
Cejudo said after retaining his title with a 32-second knockout of T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Brooklyn, he met with UFC President Dana White in Las Vegas to discuss the future of the division. But he says he left with no better outlook than he arrived with.
“I’m getting no answer from [White] either,” Cejudo said. “There’s a pink elephant in the room. It’s like, ‘Hey, I’m the champ.’ I should be told something at least, out of a little bit out of respect. It’s still unsure.”
What Cejudo did get out of the meeting, however, was that a rematch between him and Dillashaw was likely. Many felt while Dillashaw was rocked by Cejudo, the bout was called to a stop too quickly without giving Dillashaw a chance to defend.
Cejudo has previously expressed interest in a rematch, but this time with him moving up to challenge Dillashaw for his bantamweight title.
“One thing they do want, they do want that T.J. fight,” Cejudo said. “Dana wants it, T.J. wants it, we want it. That’s kind of where everything is heading as of now. Possibly [at bantamweight]. I would like it. I know I could beat the man again at 135 pounds. I know what I saw in those 32 seconds. I see a lot of opportunities for me.”
Original Story: MMAJunkie