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Henry Cejudo says Bo Nickal isn’t prepared for the highest 10 at middleweight: “He’s nonetheless possibly 10 fights away from presumably changing into UFC champion”

Cejudo’s Nickal warning

“Don’t put that strain on you, for those who’re dissatisfied in your efficiency, as a result of fairly actually, I do imagine you may be a future champ at 185 kilos – however you aren’t prepared for the highest 10,” Cejudo mentioned on his “Pound 4 Pound” podcast with Kamaru Usman. “In the event that they put you up in opposition to massive our bodies like Marvin Vettori, who’ve good jiu-jitsu, massive dudes and will additionally wrestle – even a man like Paulo ‘Borrachinha’ (Costa) … I imply, he’s not fairly prepared for that high 10.

“I feel at 185 kilos, he must go three rounds. He wants to grasp that threshold as a result of nonetheless him profitable and beating these guys tremendous early, if you wish to be champion, how is it going to really feel whenever you really go 5 rounds in opposition to guys like Sean Strickland, Paulo ‘Borrachinha,’ Robert Whittaker, Jared Cannonier? That weight class is completely stacked. I feel he wants to carry his horses. I feel he’s nonetheless possibly 10 fights away from presumably changing into UFC champion.”

Quotes by way of MMA Junkie

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