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Dana White says the UFC won’t rebook Joe Lauzon vs Donald Cerrone, reveals ‘Cowboy’ lastly turned down a short-notice battle

Dana White says the UFC won’t rebook Joe Lauzon vs Donald Cerrone, reveals ‘Cowboy’ lastly turned down a short-notice battle

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UFC President Dana White has no plans of attempting to guide Joe Lauzon vs. Donald Cerrone once more.

Lauzon and Cerrone have been initially set to combine it up at UFC 274. Sickness struck “Cowboy” inflicting the battle to be pushed again.

The battle was rescheduled for UFC Austin and whereas each males made weight, Lauzon didn’t present as much as the ceremonial weigh-ins. A knee damage, which has apparently since corrected itself, compelled Lauzon off the cardboard.

Talking to reporters throughout the UFC Austin post-fight press convention, Dana White stated he won’t be trying to schedule Lauzon vs. Cerrone as soon as extra (h/t MMAFighting.com).

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“That factor’s getting like Tony [Ferguson] and Khabib [Nurmagomedov],” White stated on the UFC Austin post-fight press convention. “No, I can’t guide that battle once more.”

The UFC boss went on to say that Cerrone was provided the prospect to battle in July however “Cowboy” didn’t need to minimize weight once more so quickly.

“He simply minimize that weight yesterday,” White stated. “We needed to see if he needed to battle in July. He doesn’t need to minimize weight once more so he received’t battle in July. We’ll determine one thing else out for him.”

Cerrone took to the ESPN+ post-fight present and confirmed one thing was on the desk.

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“They’re already within the talks for right here actual quickly,” Cerrone revealed. “They provided me one actually quickly, and I stated we’re going to have to speak a few catchweight for positive. I’ve proven I could make the burden back-to-back. It’s not the burden. So we’ll see.

“I’m going to speak to [UFC matchmaker] Sean [Shelby] right here tonight and we’re going to determine it out. I’m positive you guys will see me within the subsequent couple weeks.”

Time will inform what’s subsequent for each males however it appears clear they won’t be preventing one another except Dana adjustments his thoughts.

This text appeared first on BJPENN.COM

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