Pedro Munhoz Is Accusing The UFC Of Slowing Down The Bantamweight Division

UFC Flyweight Champion Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes will battle for the vacant UFC Bantamweight Title in the main event of UFC 238.

Pedro Munhoz is not a fan of what the UFC is doing with the title fight at UFC 238 and he is accusing the promotion of slowing down the weight class.

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“That’s going to be the second time they slow down the division,” Munhoz told MMA Junkie. “(Ex-bantamweight champ) T.J. (Dillshaw) was going down, and now Cejudo is going up. I believe the best entertaining fight to have (in the bantamweight division) is Moraes and myself.”

Munhoz does sit at #4 in the UFC Bantamweight Division rankings, meaning he is close to a shot at the 135 pound gold.

The bantamweight contender is keeping himself ready in case either Cejudo or Moraes don’t make it to UFC 238.

“If something happens, I’m going to be ready and prepared to step up on short notice,” said Munhoz.

It could be awhile before Munhoz gets his desired shot at the gold, as the fighter is expected to have his case heard next week by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for hopping on top of the Octagon wall during a post-fight celebration at UFC 235. 

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