‘Under the watchful eye of Mike Tyson’ Henry Cejudo begins his MMA training


Former UFC double champion Henry Cejudo has resumed MMA training after declaring that he will return to the USADA drug-testing pool

Ahead of UFC 273, Korean Zombie spent most of his camp with Henry Cejudo in preparation for Volkanovski. Although Zombie showed immense heart and courage, he wasn’t given any bandwidth to showcase his improvements by the Aussie. The Aussie’s performance triggered the competitor inside Henry Cejudo.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 19: Henry Cejudo reacts after defeating TJ Dillashaw in the first round during their UFC Flyweight title match at UFC Fight Night at Barclays Center on January 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Henry Cejudo and Volkanovski have gone back and forth several times in the past, with Cejudo even expressing his desire to go up in weight and challenge the featherweight king. Cejudo will be chasing the coveted and unprecedented ‘Triple Champ’ status by fighting Volkanovski.

Reacting to the main event at UFC 273, Cejudo said,‘ @alexvolkanovski you’ve inspired me to come back. When it comes to wrestling…you couldn’t pin a tweet. I would take you down and choke you out quicker than a McGregor relapse. Sign the contract.’

Henry Cejudo resumes training under the watchful eyes of boxing legend Mike Tyson

Henry Cejudo was seen alongside heavyweight boxing legend ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson on his show the Hotboxing podcast on several occasions. The pair even share a boxing trainer together in the name of Rafael Cordeiro. Cordiero has been training Mike recently, even when he fought fellow boxing legend Roy Jones.

Cejudo posted a video of him hitting the mitts with Cordeiro, while Mike Tyson watches with an observant and scrutinizing eye. ‘Triple C’ had mentioned that he wants to leave no stone unturned when he moves up in weight to challenge Alexander Volkanovski.

He posted a video on Twitter with the caption, ‘ Under the watchful eye of Uncle Mike, I can’t miss. #thecountdownbegins⏳’

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