UFC welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is on a roll right now, having picked up three wins in a row, including his most recent victory, a second-round TKO of Rick Story at UFC 202 this past weekend.
And though Cerrone was able to get the finish, he admits it was not an easy victory.
“You know, they say you need to be able to win on your worst day and today was mine,” Cerrone said in his post-fight press interview. “I woke up with the worst headache I’ve ever had and I just wasn’t feeling it. It was hard to find the groove tonight.
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“My coaches were getting me fired up and ready to go, but I was able to get through it all and get out there and do the job. There were moments where I didn’t know what I was doing, but I’d hear my coaches and fire back up. I was able to do a good job out there even when I was not feeling great, so that’s all that matters.”
With his bout against Story behind him, Cerrone immediately set his sights on a newly crowned UFC champion for a historic night in the company’s history.
“I called out Eddie Alvarez for New York because I already have a win over him and I think I deserve (another fight with him),” said Cerrone. “I would only go to lightweight again if it meant an immediate title shot though.”
It’s not all or nothing for Cerrone, however, as he added, ….View full article