Henry Cejudo ‘assaulted’ by Hasbulla in video clip; ‘I won’t press charges’

Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo finally found himself an opponent he doesn’t have to look up to.

‘Triple C’ is preparing for his highly-anticipated return to the Octagon in 2023, but the former two-division world champion already found himself a foe in web sensation Hasbulla. Known for throwing hands with some of the biggest fighters in the world, the pint-sized star mixed it up with the pint-sized Olympian in a received video clip posted on Cejudo’s Twitter account.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Here’s footage of @Hasbulla_NFT blatantly assaulting me. I won’t press charges as long as he SIGNS THE DAMN CONTRACT. It’s time to settle this once and for all. I’M COMING FOR YOU HASBULLA!!!

Hasbulla had a similar interaction with No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Alexander Volkanovski earlier this year. His showdowns with the UFC’s top stars along with his viral videos as ‘Mini Khabib’ made Hasbulla a viral sensation overnight. He is now an official UFC star having signed a five-year contract with the promotion in October.

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Henry Cejudo Expected to Face Aljamain Sterling in UFC Return

Originally eyeing a fight with featherweight world champion Alexander Volkanovski, Henry Cejudo looks to be vying for the bantamweight crown in his return to the Octagon. In a video clip posted by John Morgan, Cejudo’s manager Ali Abdelaziz claimed that a fight between ‘Triple C’ and Aljamain Sterling is a “done deal.”

Henry Cejudo has been out of action for nearly three years, last competing at UFC 249. On that night, he successfully defended his bantamweight championship against former two-time champion Dominick Cruz. Promptly retiring after his victory, Cejudo has since made appearances for Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s Eagle FC promotion and on AEW Dynamite.

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‘Triple C’ was recently spotted alongside former UFC champion Kamaru Usman and Justin Gaethje as the three were invited to Chechnya by warlord and human rights violator, Ramzan Kadyrov.