The former two-division UFC champion and Olympic gold medalist took to Twitter to offer his services almost immediately after the announcement of Max Holloway’s withdrawal from the UFC 272 title fight against champion Alexander Volkanovski. Cejudo (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) wants to fill in for Holloway, who was forced to withdraw from the fight due to injury.
“Triple C to the rescue,” Cejudo wrote on Twitter on Friday afternoon. “@danawhite you have my number. :trophy::trophy::trophy::trophy: #C4 #bendtheknee”