Olympic and UFC champion fires coach on reside present as followers blast ‘he is so incorrect’
Henry Cejudo’s determination to fireplace his coach on a reside present was criticised by followers who mentioned the UFC legend was “so wrong”.
The 37-year-old returns to the Octagon this Saturday (February 17) when he takes on Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 298, 9 months on from his defeat to Aljamain Sterling for the UFC bantamweight championship.
Ahead of his 14th look in MMA‘s premier promotion, the 2008 Olympic wrestling champion featured within the firm’s Countdown present the place he surprisingly sacked his long-time coach Eric Albarracin alongside different coaches.
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Cejudo – a former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion – ruthlessly reduce ties with Albarracin – a former Army captain – regardless of the pair working collectively for over 15 years.
The Phoenix native mentioned: “You were with me for my last Olympic trials, and you’ve been there for me, but as of right now, I just want to let you know that for this camp, dude, I’m getting rid of specific coaches – and that’s you included.”
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The determination to sack his coach on the preview present left followers angered with Cejudo with one fan writing: “He’s so wrong for that” whereas one other lamented the 37-year-old’s determination by commenting: “This ain’t it Eric been in Cejudo’s corner forever and has coached multiple Champions This is lame”.
A 3rd angrily added: “Absolute clown behavior. Choosing to fire a coach while filming UFC Countdown a pathetic cry for attention” whereas a fourth felt sorry for Albarracin as they remarked: “no f***ing way he did that to coach on camera he looked hella uncomfortable”.
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Cejudo defined his determination to combine up his teaching staff as he mentioned: “Sometimes you get too close to somebody and people just get too comfortable. … Right now, what I want to do in this fight camp is keep it strictly business.”
The fight sports activities legend may ebook himself one other title shot with a win towards Dvalishvili, 33, as a combat towards the winner of present champion Sean O’Malley and Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera may very well be ready within the wings.