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After failing to make weight for his initial UFC debut, Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has another fight lined up for him, this time at bantamweight. Henry Cejudo is perhaps quite fortunate that the UFC didn't immediately cut ties with him following his cancelled debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 in August. But the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling was given a second chance, but only if he dropped the attempts to compete at flyweight. Cejudo is now set to face bantamweight read news >>

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Let's try this again, shall we? Henry Cejudo's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career didn't get off to the start he and mixed martial arts (MMA) fans had hoped. The Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler was forced to withdraw from his UFC 177 fight against Scott Jorgensen -- which was set to go down on Aug. 30, 2014, in Sacramento, California -- because of complications with his cut down to 125 pounds (details). UFC President Dana White, however, ultimately decided to give the rising MMA sta read news >>

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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on home soil when he faces Dustin Kimura on Dec. 13. read news >>

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2008 Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo is set to make his UFC debut on Dec. 13 in his hometown of Phoenix in a bantamweight bout against Dustin Kimura. read news >>

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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will try again to make his UFC debut, moving up to bantamweight to face Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is set to make his second attempt at a UFC debut. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist will meet Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix on Dec. 13. AZCentral.com broke news of the bout on Monday. The 27-year-old Cejudo (6-0) entered the UFC was a fair bit of hype after blitzing his way to six wins in less than a year. But he also developed a track record of trouble reaching the flyweight limit. Those issues followed him to the UFC, where he was hospital read news >>

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Conor McGregor’s blistering first-round TKO win over Dustin Poirier has likely earned him a shot at the winner of Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes for the UFC featherweight title. UFC President Dana White hinted at the news on Thursday. "Here’s the thing: If you go down the list, every one of those guys has fought Jose Aldo already. Conor hasn’t," White told UFC.com's Matt Parrino. "So who do you line up next for the champ other than Conor? Everybody else has fought him." McGregor, who has only fought read news >>

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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor's win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 was, by all accounts, impressive and important. According to UFC President Dana White, it could also be just the thing that puts McGregor in front of the winner of UFC 179's featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. "Here's the thing: If you go down the list, every one of those guys has fought Jose Aldo already," White said to UFC.com on Thursday. "Conor hasn't. So who do you line up next for the cha read news >>

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Conor McGregor turned heads with his first round stoppage of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, but it was his $150,000 disclosed salary that made some of his read news >>

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Dustin Poirier is without question a world-class fighter and contender at 145 pounds, but at UFC 178, he ran into a hype train that never had any intention of slowing down. Hype is a word commonly attached to success without comprehension. Despite only having three fights in the UFC, Conor McGregor still entered the cage as a prohibitive favorite over Poirier, a proven veteran. If names weren’t attached, one would certainly confuse McGregor as a longtime superstar defending his position in the d read news >>

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If time is money, then Conor McGregor did pretty well for himself at UFC 178. The Irish featherweight sensation earned a little over $1,415 per second in purse winnings alone in just his fourth UFC fight, cashing in a $150,000 check for his sub two-minute victory over Dustin Poirier on the night's pay-per-view card, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Throughout weeks of pre-fight hype, McGregor predicted he would knock out Poirier inside the f read news >>

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