UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterling targeted for April showdown. More updates

Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterling: UFC 287: Henry Cejudo can possibly make his return at UFC 287 against bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling,…

UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterlin targeted for April showdown. More updates
UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterlin targeted for April showdown. More updates

Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterling: UFC 287: Henry Cejudo can possibly make his return at UFC 287 against bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling, per reports. Although the paperwork is still undone, UFC matchmakers are reportedly aiming to book the fight. Follow UFC News Updates with InsideSport.IN.

Sterling has silenced his critics who tore him off on media for gaining the belt against Petr Yan via DQ. Having beaten Yan in a rematch and then TJ Dillashaw, ‘Aljo’ is now an A-listed UFC champion. It will be intriguing to see whether he can handle Henry Cejudo in the same way he did Yan and Dillashaw.

16-2 as a professional, Henry Cejudo is one of the greatest to have ever graced the UFC cage. He is a former two-weight champion, who retired in May 2020 after knocking out Dominick Cruz at UFC 249. Now that he is aiming for a return, ‘The Messenger’ will seemingly go straight at the gold.

Kelvin Gastelum vs Chris Curtis has already been booked for UFC 287. If Dana White can get Sterling and Cejudo under terms, fight fans shall be in for a treat. That said, Sterling is still recovering from his bicep injury and it is unclear whether he will be physically fit to compete in April.

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Henry Cejudo is training Jon Jones for UFC 285

Before Henry Cejudo’s potential return, we are about to see Jon Jones make his comeback at UFC 285 for the vacant heavyweight title against Ciryl Gane. Arguably the greatest fighter of the era, Jones, has had his last UFC outing in 2020 when he successfully defended his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes.

UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterling targeted for April showdown. More updates

UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterlin targeted for April showdown. More updates
UFC 287: Henry Cejudo vs Aljamain Sterling targeted for April showdown. More updates

Ending a hiatus of over three years, Jones will make his heavyweight debut in March and he has picked Henry Cejudo as his training partner. Cejudo has also been inactive since March 2020 and training with Jones shall tune him up for a return. If Henry Cejudo actually decides to re-lace the UFC gloves, there will be several more opponents other than Aljamain Sterling to welcome him.

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