Archive: henry cejudo

Mar 26, 2015 7:27 am

CEJUDO GETS MEXICO CITY WISH

Undefeated flyweight contender Henry Cejudo put on a dominant performance earlier this month in Dallas, when he defeated former title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 via unanimous decision. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, Cejudo, is of Mexican heritage, and wants to be a part of UFC 188 in Mexico City: “I would love...

Dec 15, 2014 11:27 am

Cejudo: Wrestling ‘a lot tougher than MMA,’ but UFC career provides a living

Henry Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. The former Olympic gold-medalist wrestler scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) that evening. Following his first career UFC victory, Cejudo discussed his wrestling past and...

Oct 20, 2014 3:40 pm

Cejudo Set To Make Bantamweight Debut At UFC On FOX 13

Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is set to make his bantamweight debut on December 13th at UFC on FOX 13 against Dustin Kimura. Cejudo was originally scheduled to make his UFC debut at flyweight at UFC 177, but after falling ill while attempting to cut weight, and being deemed unfit to cut the remaining weight,...

Sep 9, 2014 5:05 am

Henry Cejudo On Failed Weight Cut: “I’m Very Disappointed In Myself”

Henry Cejudo was set to make his UFC debut last month at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen. The gold medal Olympian was unable to make the weight cut down to 125 pounds however, and after falling ill hours before the weigh ins, he withdrew from the fight. This wasn’t Cejudo’s first time missing weight, he...

Sep 3, 2014 2:16 pm

Cejudo Agrees To Bantamweight Move

Last Friday, the UFC’s latest Olympic Gold Medalist acquisition, Henry Cejudo (pictured) botched his Octagon debut with a failed weight cut. Having won Olympic gold at 121 lbs., the undefeated MMA fighter was expected to make an immediate impact in the UFC’s 125 pound division. However, after failing to make weight, Dana White told the fighter...

Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 30, 2014 5:01 am

Dana White Says Henry Cejudo Can Fight At A Heavier Weight, Or Not Fight At All

UFC President Dana White doesn’t plan on letting history repeat itself when it comes to Henry Cejudo. After the gold medal Olympian withdrew from his UFC 177 fight against Scott Jorgensen, White said Cejudo will get another shot to fight in the UFC, but it won’t be at 125 pounds. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “He...