The Professional Fighters Association (PFA) is looking to name its nine fighter interim executive board during UFC 205 week in New York.
Although none of the fighters for that board has been named yet, there is one UFC veteran who has stated that he would not be afraid to be the face of the group -- Donald Cerrone.
"I'll gladly put my head on the chopping block and say I'll be the front face of this mother f-cker," Cerrone said to MMA Fighting at a media luncheon. “I’ve paid my way, man. I've earned the right to sit here and speak. I think there's a lot of people that are scared and not willing to step up and do it. It's gonna take a couple of us and it needs to be done. I'll be the guy, I'm not scared. All I'm saying is we need a fighters union 1,000, million percent, especially with the new owners coming in and I think now is the time."
Cerrone is not planning on becoming a part of the group without a goal in mind, so he wants to know what is up with the PFA before joining.
"I want to know their point of view and how they want to attack the whole situation," Cerrone said. "Because I don't know. There's a lot of things that I don't know. We have no direction. We have no one to stand up for the fighters' rights. If something bad were to happen, no one backs him and it's just him alone and everything gets washed out. We need people to stand up and fight for it. I'm not afraid," Cerrone said. "I'm not scared to put my neck on the line."
UFC 205 is taking place on Saturday, November 12 from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York with Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor headlining.
You can see more of Cerrone's interview at MMA Fighting.
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