Olympic gold medalist and current MMA flyweight hopeful Henry Cejudo will not headline next month’s Legacy FC 34 event, as was originally expected.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News more
One of the most promising and yet most frustrating Flyweight prospects in MMA has signed with the UFC.
The UFC has signed Flyweight Henry Cejudo, the 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist. The news was announced on UFC.com tonight. The 27-year-old Cejudo is 6-0 as a professional mixed martial artist. Cejudo will make his UFC debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 on August 30 in Sacramento, California."It feels good to be part of the UFC family finally.
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Legacy Fighting Championship has added Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo and UFC veteran Jonathan Brookins to its Aug. 29 card in Tunica, Miss. more
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One day after withdrawing from the main event of Legacy FC 34, Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo is reportedly in contract negotiations with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. more
Henry Cejudo is officially part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. more
The speculation was correct: Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has signed with the UFC and will meet Scott Jorgensen in a flyweight fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento. Filed under: News, UFC more