MMA Donald Cerrone on near-death experiences, Conor

Donald Cerrone sits down with ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto to recall the (0:15) close calls he’s had with scuba diving, with one dive being the closest he’s been to death. “Cowboy” (6:50) looks back at the issues he’s had with Mike Winkeljohn and his last bout vs. Mike Perry. Cerrone (11:49) says he’s now focused on going for the title and wanting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov. He also discusses self-sabotaging his career in the past, (20:50) including his first title shot in the UFC against Rafael dos Anjos, saying he lost the fight before he left the locker room. (30:03) Okamoto asks Cerrone about his infant son, Dacson Danger Cerrone, and the kind of dad he wants to be. (32:44) He closes things out with his outlook for 2019 after fighting Alex Hernandez at UFC Fight Night 143 in Brooklyn and his interest in fighting Conor McGregor.

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