Urijah Faber Calls Out Henry Cejudo, While Cejudo Issues A Warning

Urijah Faber returned after a self-imposed retirement to score a first round knockout win over Rocky Simon in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Sacramento.

A seemingly rejuvenated Faber would call out two division UFC champion Henry Cejudo after the fight, answering a challenge made by Cejudo about a decade ago.

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“I heard Henry Cejudo challenged me to a fight,” Faber said in a post-fight interview (via Mike Bohn & Ken Hathaway of MMA Junkie). “Henry, I remember 10 years ago when you challenged me as a friendly gesture. I’m down to get in there and mix it up. I do this to test myself against the best in the world. I want to take fights that make sense. I took this fight because if I didn’t beat him, I’d know I don’t need to go for super fights.”

Cejudo got wind of what was said by Faber and would issue the following response through Twitter:

It could be awhile before a potential title bout happens, as Cejudo is currently recovering from shoulder surgery and could be out of action until the end of the year.

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