Dana White Targets Flyweight Title Defense, Joseph Benavidez Next for Henry Cejudo

While it will still be months before any kind of real decision is made regarding Henry Cejudo’s next opponent, UFC president Dana White seems to have someone in mind for the two-division champion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Triple Take: Should UFC book Henry Cejudo vs. Urijah Faber for the title?

On Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 13, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber returned from a multi-year retirement to defeat surging bantamweight prospect Ricky Simon by knockout in just 46 seconds. The electrifying win paired with a post-fight callout of dual UFC champ Henry Cejudo has got “The California Kid” in the conversation for a […]

Henry Cejudo Cautions Urijah Faber ‘Be Careful What You Wish For’ After Post-Fight Callout

Urijah Faber’s spectacular comeback victory over Ricky Simon isn’t likely to be a one-off appearance. Instead, “The California Kid” is already eyeing the top of the mountain in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight division. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Sacramento results: Urijah Faber calls out Henry Cejudo following 46-second KO win

Urijah Faber is back. “The California Kid” returned from retirement on Saturday night and needed just 46 seconds to knock out Ricky Simon in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night from Sacramento. The lightning quick KO is now the fastest finish in Faber’s Hall of Fame career. “I learned that from Song Yadong,” Faber […]

Henry Cejudo puts ‘corn-rolled princess’ Urijah Faber on notice after UFC on ESPN+ 13

Henry Cejudo had a response to Urijah Faber after the UFC Hall of Famer suggested a fight with the UFC bantamweight champion following his win at UFC on ESPN+ 13. Faber (35-10 MMA, 11-6 UFC) got back in the octagon after more than two years on Saturday and defeated rising prospect Ricky Simon (15-2 MMA, […]

Aljamain Sterling ‘wouldn’t be mad’ if Joseph Benavidez gets the next crack at Henry Cejudo

Aljamain Sterling already understands the difficulty of one fighter holding titles in two divisions while waiting for his shot at current double-champ Henry Cejudo. On paper, Sterling should be next in line to challenge Cejudo for the bantamweight title following his win over Pedro Munhoz at UFC 238 that improved his current winning streak to […]

Joseph Benavidez explains why ‘Joey Two Times’ should be next for Henry Cejudo: ‘It’s like a prophecy’

You’ll have to forgive Joseph Benavidez if he sounds like he’s experiencing deja vu. For a second time, Benavidez found himself staring at Jussier Formiga across the cage, and for a second time, the encounter ended with Benavidez’s hand being raised after finishing Formiga with strikes. It took more than a round this time, but […]

UFC Minneapolis results: Joseph Benavidez TKO’s Jussier Formiga, calls out Henry Cejudo

Joseph Benavidez sent a strong message to flyweight champion Henry Cejudo with a second round TKO to finish Jussier Formiga in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night from Minneapolis. Benavidez swarmed on Formiga with a barrage of punches following a head kick that rattled the Brazilian. The successive shots eventually wilted Formiga’s defense and […]

Joseph Benavidez wants next shot at champ-champ Henry Cejudo: ‘I’m better than him, I beat him’

Joseph Benavidez’s plan is quite simple. The longtime UFC flyweight staple aims to defend his number one contender spot in the 125-pound rankings once again this Saturday in Minneapolis, and then fight a man he’s already defeated – two-division UFC champ (and Olympic gold medalist) Henry Cejudo. Benavidez takes on Jussier Formiga in the co-headlining […]

UFC champ Henry Cejudo likely out until 2020 due to shoulder surgery

UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo will likely have to wait until 2020 to defend either one of his titles due to shoulder surgery. The Olympic gold medalist, who just recently claimed the 135-pound title with a third-round TKO against Marlon Moraes, is undergoing surgery after tearing the subscapularis muscle in his shoulder during […]

Shoulder Injury Likely to Sideline Two-Division Champ Henry Cejudo for Rest of 2019

It could be a while before Henry Cejudo has to make a decision on which UFC championship belt he defends next. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cormier, Cejudo, Nunes, Adesanya Nominated for Best MMA Fighter ESPY Award

For the first time, the some of the world’s top mixed martial artists will vie for an ESPY in a category all their own. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski to Henry Cejudo: ‘Stay in your lane’

As you may have heard, Henry Cejudo had himself a weekend, becoming the UFC’s fourth ever champ-champ by claiming the UFC bantamweight title, and anointing himself the greatest combat sport athlete ever in the process. And even though Cejudo has accomplished so much in the past year, the Olympic gold medalist has his sights set […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, June 11: New champ-champ Henry Cejudo soars

It almost goes without saying that Henry Cejudo now finds himself No. 1 atop two divisions in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings. The UFC flyweight champion added the bantamweight belt to his collection with his sensational victory over Marlon Moraes at UFC 238. But the question which remained was this: How high would […]

Aljamain Sterling likes his chances against Henry Cejudo: ‘Where does he win?’

Aljamain Sterling has never lacked in confidence. The charismatic bantamweight from Long Island has long been one of the most charismatic and flashy fighters in the 135 pounds. With an unrivaled fashion sense to go along stellar mic work, the UFC’s resident “Funkmaster” has cemented himself as one the most popular scrappers on the roster. […]

Cejudo, Moraes State Their Cases To The Media

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Monday Morning Analyst: How Henry Cejudo adapted against Marlon Moraes to beat him

On this edition of the Monday Morning Analyst, I’ll take a look at how Henry Cejudo defied the odds once again at UFC 238, defeating Marlon Moraes for the vacant bantamweight title. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Making the Grade at UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes

Henry Cejudo promised that he would claim the title of ‘greatest combat sports athlete in history’ if he could add another gold belt to his collection with a win over Marlon Moraes at UFC 238. He accomplished that goal with a third-round TKO to claim the UFC bantamweight title, capping off an action-packed night of […]

Henry Cejudo Stops Marlon Moraes, Becomes Two-Division Champion in UFC 238 Headliner

Henry Cejudo claims second divisional title at UFC 238 in Chicago. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 238: Petr Yan says he’d beat Henry Cejudo and Aljamain Sterling on same night

Gallery Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera at UFC 238: Best photos CHICAGO – Petr Yan beat Jimmie Rivera with a unanimous decision Saturday night on the main card at UFC 238 in Chicago. Take a look inside the fight with Yan, who stayed perfect in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Result: Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera […]

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