Donald Cerrone will fight Darren Till in the main event of UFC Fight Night 118 this weekend in Gdansk, Poland, but it seems he’s already planning to compete again before the end of the year.
Cerrone hinted on The Luke Thomas Show on Siruis XM this week that he plans to fight at UFC 219 on December 30th in Las Vegas, but says nothing can be officially announced yet since he has to get the fight with Till out of the way first.
However, according to ‘Cowboy’s’ teammate, Joe Schilling, the UFC alreaady has an opponent selected for Cerrone at the end-of-year event.
“I know who he’s fighting, but now I feel like I might’ve just let the cat out of the bag on that one,” Schilling said on Sirius XM. “It’s gonna be a good fight. It’s an exciting matchup for sure; I think a lot of people will be excited about it. That’s all I can say. But let’s get this dork, Darren Till, out of the way first.”
For his part, Cerrone indicated that it’s always his plan to fight at least four times a year in the Octagon due to the financial benefits of doing so, while he also went on to discuss how much longer he wants to compete for, and it seems he’s not intending to hang up his gloves anytime soon.
“I said I wanted 50 fights total, but that’s right on my fingertips [currently at 42],” Cerrone said. “So I gotta broaden that to maybe 60. So 55 or 60; (I’ll) probably go with 60.”