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  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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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 >>

  • 22 days ago
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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 >>

  • 24 days ago
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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 >>

  • 24 days ago
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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 >>

  • 26 days ago
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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 >>

  • 26 days ago
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For more on T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao and Saturday’s pay-per-view card, here are 55 pre-fight facts about UFC 177.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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On Saturday Henry Cejudo will become just the third Olympic gold medalist to compete in the UFC, but the undefeated MMA fighter could easily become the most accomplished.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Japanese heavyweight Satoshi Ishii is set to return to the site of his 2008 Olympics judo gold medal conquest, this time as a mixed martial artist. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is scheduled to make his octagon debut at UFC 177 later this month, but prior to signing with the world’s premier MMA organization, he had the option of taking his career down a very different path.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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