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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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MMAmania.com spoke with Olympic gold medalist and wrestling legend Mark Schultz about the new Bennet Miller film based off the lives of he and his brother called "Foxcatcher," as well as the decision to cast Channing Tatum in the lead role, why wrestling is the hardest sport in the world, and so much more. The story based on the real-life events of the Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion wrestler, Mark Schultz, will be heading to theaters on Nov. 14, 2014 through Sony Pictures Clas read news >>

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Former Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo talks about why he was unable to make his Octagon debut at UFC 177. read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make a significant change in order to remain a part of the UFC's roster. According to a recent report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, Cejudo, who recently dropped out of a scheduled flyweight bout at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen, is willing to move up in weight to bantamweight (135 pounds) to continue his career. This decision comes in response to UFC President Dana White's declaration that Cejudo would need to try his luck in a different weight c read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's MMA career seems to be in freefall. The coach who led him to a wrestling championship at the Beijing games, Terry Brands, weighs in on why Cejudo may be struggling, and how he can change. Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling, prodigiously gifted, charismatic and should become a huge star in the UFC's lightest weight class, where drawing power is dearly needed. Sadly it appears that Cejudo's chance at a UFC championship run is wither read news >>

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OSU in the house! After Kenny Monday was relieved of his duties as head wrestling coach for the Blackzilians mixed martial arts (MMA) camp three months ago, the former Olympic gold medalist has landed back on his feet, as he's been hired to spearhead the wrestling program for Team Takedown. Serving as home base to current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, Team Takedown is located in Arlington, Texas. According to the statement released by the team on it read news >>

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For those anticipating Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's UFC debut this weekend, the wait just got a little longer. The UFC announced that Cejudo -- who was slated to face Scott Jorgensen on UFC 177's prelims -- has been forced to withdraw from the bout for "medical reasons." The flyweight Cejudo was to be making his long-awaited UFC debut after beginning his MMA career in early 2013. Cejudo, who won a gold medal at the 2008 summer Olympics in Beijing in the 121-pound class, has gone 6-0 in h read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling who is scheduled to make his octagon debut Saturday night at UFC 177. His resume is lofty, but according to Cejudo, all those accolades are simply a platform inspire the world.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo makes his debut, and fan favorite Lorenz Larkin spice up the undercard for a PPV that desperately needs it at UFC 177. Back to the grind. What are the chances Dana White pulls a judge from his duties on American soil? Slim. Especially since even Dana has admitted to he went over the line. Still, relieving a judge of his/her duties is not like punching a guy who just elbowed you in the back of the head or something. It requires foresight, and cunning. Dana didn' read news >>

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