#3 Donald Cerrone is scheduled to fight John Makdessi at tomorrow’s UFC 187 event and if he wins, then he’s expected to fight the Rafael Dos Anjos for the lightweight title once Anjos heals from an injury.
When asked by the media if he would wait for a title shot or continue to fight until Anjos is ready to go, Cerrone said this:
“If I win this fight and they say, ‘Cowboy, we don’t know what we’re gonna do yet, have a seat,’ I’m gonna say, ‘Give me another fight.’ But if they say, ‘Cowboy, we’re giving you the title, here you go,’ I’ll sit and I’ll wait and I’ll go wakeboard my ass off all summer, said Cerrone.”
#3 Donald Cerrone (27-6) 4 KOs, 15 subs, 8 decision wins and is currently on a seven-fight winning streak. He has been a pro since 2006, he has won 17 of his last 22, In his last five bouts, he has finished two of them. He beat Edson Barboza in April of 2014 by first round rear-naked choke and then a second round knockout of Jim Miller in July of 2014. His next three bouts came by unanimous decision. He beat Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178, Myles Jury at UFC 182 and Benson Henderson in January of 2015.
UFC 187 goes down this Saturday (May 23) from Las Vegas a the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The event will air live on pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.