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Henry Cejudo: ‘Overgrown midget’ Alexander Volkanovski getting it next

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LAS VEGAS – “Triple C” Henry Cejudo is unrepentant about his title defense against Jose Aldo, and he plans to win a third UFC title next.

After taking out “the greatest featherweight of all time,” Cejudo promises to add “that overgrown midget”—current 145-pound champ Alexander Volkanovski—to his list of victims.

“This ain’t the MFC – the ‘Midget Fighting Championships,” Cejudo, in pure promotional mode for a media day held by his management firm Dominance MMA, told MMA Fighting. “This is the UFC. You’re next.”

Cejudo said he only needs to dispatch Aldo to set up a fight with Volkanovski, who captured the belt this past December with a win over the long-reigning champ Max Holloway.

“That’s my country,” Cejudo said of Aldo. “I don’t even think he’s Brazilian; I think he’s from Paraguay. I’m Brazilian, I’m Brazil, and I’m taking that head. You guys save that appetite, because on May 9, ‘Triple C’ is going to be serving G.O.A.T.”

Check out the video interview above.