Cejudo: Weight-Cut Turned TJ Into Pee Wee Herman
Days away from his first defense of the UFC flyweight title, Henry Cejudo has taken aim at T.J. Dillashaw’s appearance following a cut down to 125-pounds.
As a guest on The MMA Hour this week, Cejudo said Dillashaw is lacking size heading into UFC on ESPN+ 1 on January 19th.
“Personally, I think he looks like Pee-wee Herman if you ask me,” Cejudo said. “In the physique way, I really do feel like he looks like Pee-wee Herman. I thought he’d have a little more bulk to him, but I guess not. He’s not looking so well. It looks like he needs a cup of water. He looks like a cross country runner.”
On the flip side, Cejudo is praising his neuroscience team for being ready to go in top-condition.
“I’m showing you guys what a true flyweight looks like, not depleted, nice and strong, that’s getting ready to take over the world. A lot of that I would give credit to my neuroscience team, NeuroForce1. Everything that I do is all based on technology and science, and I have never felt so good. At the age of 31, I feel like I’m in my prime, baby. I’ve never felt so strong.
“Whether he makes weight or not, we’re fighting Saturday night, so he can do whatever he wants to do.” Cejudo said. “But anybody could say they could make weight. If you’ve never cut weight [to 125 pounds] — I know what it feels like to make that weight, any true flyweight knows exactly what it feels like to cut an extra 10 pounds. He’s going to feel it Saturday night, and I’m looking to expose him.”
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