Nikki Bella Accepts Date Offer From UFC Champ Henry Cejudo

One UFC Champion has his eyes on former WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella. UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is riding high off a recent knockout victory over a fellow UFC champ. “The Messenger” defeated bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw via knockout in under a minute of the first round. It was Cejudo’s first title defense since unseating longtime flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson this past summer. The former Olympic gold medalist discussed his win on “The Ariel Helwani MMA Show” this week.

During the interview, Cejudo detailed a past meeting with Nikki Bella and her sister, Brie. They were both sitting in first class on the same airplane. Cejudo asked for a shoutout for his younger niece (via

“Nikki Bella’s been like my biggest crush,” Cejudo said. “I was sitting next to her and I’m thinking ‘how am I going to approach this?’

“My little niece is nine years old and she loves the Bella twins. She was Nikki Bella for Halloween. So I approached them and said this is my niece, would you give her a shoutout, it would mean the world to me. So I used my niece to talk to her. (Now) they’re following me (on social media).”

Nikki caught wind of Cejudo’s comments and offered a response. She congratulated him on his recent victory, saying she hopes she was a good luck charm for him. Bella also offered to send him a bottle of her wine as congratulations and said she’d like to train with Cejudo in Arizona. The former Divas Champion also threw in possibly getting a drink together as well. Here’s her response:

What do you think about Bella’s response to Cejudo?