Top UFC flyweight and Team Alpha Male fighter Joseph Benavidez recently co-hosted Stud Show Radio and revealed that his ‘announced’ fight with Henry Cejudo was never actually official, like media outlets had reported.
The reason? Apparently Cejudo has yet to agree on a date. It sounds like he was offered a fight with Benavidez on Sept. 5 for UFC 191, but declined the date.
Hear it from Benavidez himself:
“It was announced by other media sources, but it wasn’t official through the UFC and it’s still really not. I’m just trying to get a date. So Henry Cejudo, this freaking guy, says he wants to fight me. So cool that’s great, it’d be a good fight I think, but then they (UFC) say ‘OK let’s fight him on this day’–– and he’s like ‘oh, well not that day, I won’t be ready that day.'”
“Maybe he ate another bad taco. So I don’t really know, I’m just waiting. He’s trying to delay his beating I think, delay his first loss. It’ll be good for him, his first loss will be good for him.”
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