The impending champ-vs.-champ matchup between Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw has the flyweight title picture at a standstill. Because of that, top contender Henry Cejudo is looking elsewhere for his next opponent. 325 more words
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Before he chose his current profession, Matheus Nicolau and his brother ran across an old VHS tape that eventually solidified his career choice.
It contained a 2001 PRIDE fight between Wanderlei Silva and Kazushi Sakuraba – the first of three between the MMA legends. 502 more words
After his unanimous-decision victory over Sergio Pettis on Saturday at UFC 218 in Detroit, Henry Cejudo is ready for something bigger.
Whether that’s a rematch with current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (27-2-1 MMA, 15-1-1 UFC) or a fight against UFC bantamweight titleholder T.J. 538 more words
The promising run of potential title contender Sergio Pettis was brought to an unceremonious end by Henry Cejudo.
Cejudo (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC), a onetime title challenger, used his Olympic wrestling pedigree to deposit Pettis (16-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) on the mat and control him there, resulting in a shutout on judges’ scorecards. 411 more words
When it comes to UFC pay-per-views, at least on paper, they tend to look one of the following ways. They’re either overtly stacked for year-end shows, International Fight Week or MSG cards, decent with a single championship fight, under the radar with some really fun fights on deck, or low key stacked with every fight being important, but not as heavily marketed as an MSG or International Fight Week card. 2,536 more words