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
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.
"In wrestling, you're talking a more
UFC welcomes another Olympian into the fold at a time when the flyweight division is hurting for contenders.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has signed Olympic gold medalist and world-renowned freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo, who will make his Octagon debut against Scott Jorgensen at the upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
From his conversation with UFC.com: "It feels good to be part of the UFC family fina more
The UFC has signed 2008 Olympic gold medalist and undefeated mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo to a multi-fight deal, promotion officials announced on Friday evening. more
The UFC has made an interesting addition to their flyweight division, signing Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Henry Cejudo. He is booked to face longtime UFC and WEC bantamweight contender (and current flyweight) Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177. The news was first announced on UFC.com and was celebrated by both fighters on Twitter: The quest for another gold begins now... #UFC
— Henry Cejudo (@HenryCejudo) July 26, 2014 Love fighting in sac town!
— Scott jorgensen (@Scottjorgensen) July 26, 2014 more
Despite a brief impasse between the parties that seemed to temporarily derail negotiations, undefeated MMA fighter and three-division champion boxer Holly Holm is officially a UFC fighter. UFC President Dana White announced the news on Twitter on Thursday: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM #ufc http://t.co/MeJN3RD4Ai
— Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 Holm, 32, via her representatives, met with White and UFC management in March, came to a point where White told UFC Tonight's anchors on Fox Spo more
It is not yet determined if she will be competing at strawweight or atomweight.
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Women's MMA has taken off in the last year as the UFC has finally allowed female fighters to compete, but ONE FC has been open more
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
Henry Cejudo is officially part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. more