It is now clear that Donald Cerrone will not be fighting Conor McGregor after all of that speculation as a fight between him and streaking prospect, Alexander Hernandez is now official. Continue reading “Report: Cerrone vs. Hernandez at lightweight confirmed for ESPN card”
Following Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’s decisive win over ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry at UFC Denver earlier this month, the UFC veteran teased reporters that he would be heading back to lightweight and that the UFC already had a big fight lined up for him.
The UFC celebrates it’s 25 year anniversary this week and to mark the occasion the promotion went back to where it began all those years ago, in Denver, Colorado.
It was a momentous occasion for both the promotion and the sport as a whole and the anniversary fight card certainly did not disappoint. The main event alone felt like the perfect fight to celebrate a quarter of a century of the Ultimate Fighting Championship with Yair Rodríguez and Chan Sung Jung putting on a fight of the year worthy performance before Rodríguez ended the fight with arguably one of the single greatest knockouts of all time.
Let’s take a look at what could be next for ‘El Pantera’, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and the other main card winners following an entertaining evening in Denver.
As tensions rise between Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (33-11-0) and former camp, Jackson Wink MMA, former team mate ‘Plantinum’ Mike Perry (12-3-0) is standing firm with the New Mexico based team.
During his appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience earlier this week Cerrone alledged that the arrival of Mike Winklejohn had seen the camp deteriorate into a ‘puppy farm’, claiming that he had been pushed out of the gym by Winklejohn in favour of his UFC Denver opponent, Perry.
While it may be all smiles between UFC veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone heading into his UFC Denver clash with ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry, things are not so rosy when it comes to his former camp, Jackson Wink MMA.
For those watching the in the USA, many had to make a choice of whether or not to get up super early and tune into the world Cup, or watch an unusually early card from Singapore. For those who decided to stay loyal for the great sport of MMA, they were not disappointed as they saw a card filled with great fights.
From rising stars to known names on a redemption story, there was plenty to take from this card. I have analysed the fights have listed below who I believe each LOSER should fight next. Will they continue fighting the best or will they need to build their way to the top? READ BELOW to find out what I think.