Originally posted on MMAjunkie:
While it seems fighter pay is always a hot topic in the world of MMA, at least one UFC lightweight just doesn’t understand the concern.
“I hear guys talking about they don’t get paid enough,” [autotag]Donald Cerrone[/autotag] told MMAjunkie. “If you want to just sign on the dotted line, I’ll be your huckleberry. I’m ready to go.”
Cerrone (23-6 MMA, 10-3 UFC) fought most recently at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, where he met Brazilian striker Edson Barboza in a heavily-anticipated matchup between two dynamic standup artists. It was Barboza who actually looked incredibly relaxed in the early going, and his speed appeared as if it was going to provide him a clear path to victory.
But suddenly, Cerrone landed a stiff jab that sent Barboza to the canvas. “Cowboy” seized the opportunity, moving quickly to his opponent’s back and locking in a rear-naked choke that forced Barboza…
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