The UFC's flyweight division just landed a blue-chip prospect.
Henry Cejudo, the 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist for Team USA at 55 kg, has signed with the company, UFC.com reported.
He'll be tested right away, as he meets veteran Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 in Sacramento on Aug. 30.
The 27-year old Cejudo, who trains in Phoenix, made his pro MMA debut last year. He racked up six wins, with four finishes, in just under 11 months, with the last a decision over Elias Garcia at Legacy FC 27 on more
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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.
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