Donald Cerrone is the most active fighter in MMA. The guy loves what he does, even when he had his title fight coming up with Rafael dos Anjos he volunteered to step in on short notice and take a fight when someone came up injured. That is just unheard of, we have seen fighters sit out as long as a year waiting on their title shot. The fight with Matt Brown was a real war, while Matt Brown gave Cerrone some problems and even dropped him with a punch, Matt had no answer for Cerrone’s range. Donald nailed Matt several times with a head kick using his lead leg.
Donald Cerrone knocked Matt Brown out in the third round, he has another fight scheduled with Jorge Masvidal on the UFC on Fox 23 event. This fight will take place on January 28th, in Denver. Donald is currently 32-7 and 1 No Contest. The guy is 33 and already has 40 fights under his belt. Most people retire with less than that. Donald consistently gets in 4 fights a year.
While other fighters out there would try and do the same, staying healthy is a big problem for many fighters.It tells you how durable Donald is, or is it just smart training? Cerrone is currently riding a 4 fight win streak since moving up to welterweight, all finishes. Many believed that fighting at 170 would only be a temporary thing, now it looks like Donald is knocking on the door of title contention.
He has certainly became a fan favorite, with great fighting skill and an awesome personality to go with it, he’s an easy guy to root for. Since May 25th, 2013 Donald Cerrone is 12-2. Both loses came at the hands of former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. When talking about how active Donald is, Brian Stann said it best when he said that he wasn’t sure if Donald had a huge gambling debt he needed to pay off or if he’s just crazy.