Henry Cejudo cannot picture Sean O’Malley as the best in the world

Henry Cejudo shares his thoughts on Sean O'Malley.

by Aryan Lakhani
Henry Cejudo cannot picture Sean O’Malley as the best in the world
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Henry Cejudo is having a difficult time comprehending Sean O’Malley as the new UFC bantamweight champion of the world. Interestingly, Cejudo can foresee O’Malley losing his belt against Marlon Vera in the rematch/title fight.

Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera II is booked for the UFC 299 event that is scheduled to take place on 9th March 2024. Cejudo still has the hunger to reclaim his belt. He is currently 1-2 wins away from getting a title shot again, and it will be fascinating to see if he can rule over the bantamweight division again.

Fans can expect Henry Cejudo to make a comeback in the first quarter of 2024.

Henry Cejudo on Sean O’Malley

In a recent YouTube video, Sean O’Malley explained why he cannot see Sean O’Malley as the best in the world.

“I still don’t see Sean O’Malley as the best in the world,” Cejudo said, as quoted by mmajunkie.usatoday.com. “I don’t. I do believe ‘Chito’ Vera is going to beat him. You have good defense, you walk that dude down, you kick his freaking legs – he still has that wide leg – you kick his legs, you just bring the fight to him and grit.

This is what Sean O’Malley will do: He’ll look at the clock because he throws a lot of power. He is precise, but he throws a lot of it. I would bet the house on ‘Chito.’ Once I beat Merab (Dvalishvili), I’m going to get ‘Chito’ next, and I like that fight, too.

Cejudo further said: I like either fight, really. Walk him down, good defense, and you’ll beat Sean O’Malley.I love the style. He comes into wrestling, I did get taken down by Aljamain, which I don’t like, and now bringing the guy that probably has better cage work than Aljo – but I like it”.

Henry Cejudo