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Deiveson ‘Danger’ Figueiredo says that he’ll knock out ‘fatso’ Henry Cejudo

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Henry Cejudo might be retired, but there are plenty of fighters that still want a crack at him.

UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Last week, former double champ Henry Cejudo responded to flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo being named fighter of the year with some of his typical trash talk. The retired fighter said that he could beat Figueiredo inside one round, which unsurprisingly led Figueiredo to respond.

In a video posted on his Instagram, the 125-pound kingpin called out Cejudo (in English) and called him ‘fatso’:

“Hey Cejudo, look at me fatso. I’m going to knock you out! My middle name is ‘Danger’.”

The 33-year-old Cejudo retired in May following a successful bantamweight title defense against former champ Dominick Cruz. He relinquished both the 135 and 125 belts, and Figueiredo picked up the vacant flyweight title by finishing Joseph Benavidez (twice).

Figueiredo would like the fight to take place some time in 2021. Cejudo says he’s just trying to enjoy his retirement, but it wouldn’t surprise many people to see him return to the Octagon. Figueiredo likely will have to face Brandon Moreno again first, as the two men went to a thrilling draw at UFC 256 in December.