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Henry Cejudo says he is ‘the biggest name’ in UFC right now: ‘It’s the Cejudoweight division’

“It aint the flyweight division or the bantamweight division, it’s the Cejudoweight division.”

UFC Fight Night Cejudo v Dillashaw Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images

Now that T.J. Dillashaw is without a UFC title and suspended for one year, reigning flyweight champion Henry Cejudo believes he is the new king of the flyweight and bantamweight divisions.

Speaking to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani in a recent interview, ‘The Messenger’ said he now holds all the cards and joked that the UFC should create a new weight class in his name - ‘the Cejudoweight division.’

“I’m the biggest name now,” Cejudo told Helwani. “I hold all the cards. It ain’t the flyweight division or the bantamweight division it’s the Cejudoweight division. So I will just wait and see what the UFC has planned for the Cejudoweight division.”

Now that the bantamweight division is without a champion, Cejudo could very well move up a weight class and compete for the vacant title.

Former champ Dillashaw voluntarily relinquished the bantamweight strap after testing positive for a banned substance in relation to his bout with Cejudo, which he lost via first-round technical knockout. It’s unknown what substance Dillashaw tested positive for, but the 33-year-old has been suspended for one year by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC).

Cejudo, who last fought at UFC Fight Night 143, is currently on a four-fight win streak and listed in the UFC’s top-five pound-for-pound rankings.