Donald Cerrone Challenges All Welterweights, Receives Response

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No. 5-ranked surging welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone extended his win streak at 170-pounds to four with a brutal head kick knockout over Matt Brown in the co-main event of last weekend’s (Dec. 10, 2016) UFC 206 from Toronto, Canada. After the bout, Cerrone made it clear that he wanted to return to action rather quickly and fight at Jan. 28 at UFC on FOX 23 from Denver, Colorado.

Cerrone is unsurprisingly willing to take on any and all 170 pounders and in typical “Cowboy” fashion he issued a challenge to all fighters in the division via his official Twitter account earlier today:


Later on, Cerrone actually received a response, as No. 15-ranked Jorge Masvidal said that he’s already been contacting the UFC brass regarding his interest in the bout:


“Cowboy” also made it clear that he’s ready to clash with “Gamebred” next month:


Masvidal has won two straight bouts and is coming off of a TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger earlier this month. Prior to beating Brown, Cerrone had scored stoppage victories over Alex Oliveira, Patrick Cote and Rick Story.

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