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Henry Cejudo, TJ Dillashaw.

Henry Cejudo's antics during face-off with TJ Dillashaw are being mocked by UFC fans

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UFC Fight Night 143 will emanate live from the Barclays Center in New York this Saturday night, and headlining it is a Flyweight clash between champion Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw.

Dillashaw steps down a weight class from his regular fights at Bantamweight, the class of which he is currently the champion.

The fight comes at a time of uncertainty for the UFC Flyweight division though, after Demetrious Johnson was traded away to Singapore promotion ONE Championship.

And after Dillashaw's recent comments about 'not caring' about the future of the division, Cejudo is not happy with him one bit, and neither is TJ's former friend Joseph Benavidez.

Speaking about his relationship with Dillashaw, Benavidez said: "I think some of the stuff he said, like, about the division and stuff? That’s when I was kinda, like, questioning it.

"Like, that’s cool, you’re really going down and doing something for yourself by getting two belts. That’s amazing. TJ has an amazing drive and he’s where he’s at because of that drive.

"But you also have friends – me and other people included – in the division you’re saying you want to shut down. So that was more when I started to question it."

Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw face-off at the final press conference before their Flyweight fight.

The main talking point of the final press event before the fight though was Cejudo's antics - which were bizarre to say the very least.

Cejudo was handed a bag which was revealed to have a toy snake inside, to which he took out and started slamming it against the floor.

This transpires from Conor McGregor once calling Dillashaw a 'snake in the grass', and Cejudo's decided to continue the theme by showing what he plans to do this Saturday.

Cejudo then put his Olympic gold medal on that he received at the 2008 Beijing Olympics - one he claimed he lost in a house fire.

It had gotten all WWE-like on the stage by this point, and UFC fans unleashed their mockery on the Flyweight champ.

Seems like Cejudo doesn't have the majority of the fan support, but we know it's going to be a very exciting champion v champion fight come Saturday night.

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