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If you watched Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, you could be forgiven if you didn’t realize bantamweight newcomer Henry Cejudo is a world-class wrestler. Lately, he’s been focusing on his striking skills – and for good reason. 272 more words
The UFC has staged more than 40 events in 2014 with hundreds of fighters going in and out of the octagon. There’s only a brief window of opportunity to make a lasting impression on fans, and some do it better than others. 716 more words
PHOENIX – After three straight failed attempts to make flyweight, Henry Cejudo was kicked up to bantamweight by his new bosses.
But after a Saturday win at 135 pounds in his UFC debut, Cejudo wants to head back to flyweight – and he has the blessing of Dana White. 343 more words
PHOENIX – For an Olympic gold medalist wrestler, Henry Cejudo certainly didn’t mind standing and trading punches with Dustin Kimura for three rounds.
In a surprising strategy, Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) shunned the grappling game almost entirely in favor of taking Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) apart on the feet, earning himself a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in a thoroughly one-sided affair. 339 more words
RIO DE JANEIRO – Scott Jorgensen admits he’s still not quite over the frustration that Henry Cejudo brought him in August, and if he ever gets a chance to fight the Olympic gold medalist, “Young Guns” promises to make him pay. 833 more words