Bruno Silva moves back to flyweight, vows to win UFC belt relinquished by friend Henry Cejudo

Bruno Silva wants to return to the Octagon at the upcoming UFC Brasilia card on March 14. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NATAL, Brazil — Bruno Silva wants to get the UFC flyweight championship closer to his longtime friend Henry Cejudo again. “Bulldoguinho” will return to the 125-pound division after losing to Khalid Taha as […]

Marlon Moraes blasts Jose Aldo after ex-champ calls out Henry Cejudo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Marlon Moraes had nothing but the utmost respect for Jose Aldo before they clashed this past December. That all changed in the aftermath of UFC 245. “Right now, I have no respect for this guy,” Moraes told MMA Fighting. “Zero respect, not for him, not for his team, for how they […]

‘Triple Z’? Henry Cejudo takes a jab at Kayla Harrison’s ‘insomnia curing’ fights

Henry Cejudo has taken aim at fellow Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison’s fighting style. When asked by a fan on Twitter if she’s the next “Triple C,” Olympic gold medalist judoka and PFL lightweight champion Harrison, responded by poking fun at UFC bantamweight champ Cejudo’s accolades. “Yes. Technically I have four titles bc I won […]

MMA Junkie’s 2019 in pictures: Henry Cejudo transforms from flyweight champ to ‘Triple C’

Henry Cejudo had a big 2019, starting the year as one of the newest champions on the UFC roster and finishing it as one of the promotion’s most decorated stars. After dethroning Demetrious Johnson in August 2018 to claim the UFC flyweight title, Olympic gold medalist Cejudo kicked off 2019 by defending his 125-pound belt […]

Petr Yan continues callout of Henry Cejudo: ‘It’s pretty obvious he’s ducking me’

Petr Yan isn’t impressed with Henry Cejudo’s apparent refusal to accept his UFC bantamweight title challenge, and he’s making sure as many people as possible know about it. Yan (14-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) demolished Urijah Faber via knockout at the UFC’s final pay-per-view event of 2019, UFC 245, as he delivered a definitive statement to […]

Video: A day in the dunes with Henry Cejudo, Kelvin Gastelum

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting NATAL, Brazil — UFC champion Henry Cejudo, “The Ultimate Fighter” winner Kelvin Gastelum and Brazilian bantamweight Bruno Silva enjoyed a buggy ride in the dunes of Genipabu recently. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Christmas cringe: UFC champ Henry Cejudo has holiday message for the ‘filthy animals’

Christmas or not, Henry Cejudo takes no days off from being the “King of Cringe.” With the year coming to a close, the UFC bantamweight champion Cejudo (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) is making a push for “Fighter of the Year” after a 2019 run that saw him win title fights in both the flyweight and […]

Joseph Benavidez doesn’t believe Henry Cejudo ever intended on returning to flyweight

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images All Joseph Benavidez wanted was an opportunity to become flyweight champion. After rattling off three straight wins and a 9-1 record in his past 10 fights, the former UFC and WEC title contender was anxiously awaiting word on his promised shot at the 125-pound belt. UFC […]

Henry Cejudo Surrenders 125-Pound Title; Benavidez, Figueiredo to Vie for Vacant Belt

Henry Cejudo has decided to give up his flyweight belt, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship will put it up for grabs in February. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Henry Cejudo Surrenders 125-Pound Title; Joseph Benavidez, Deiveson Figueiredo to Vie for Vacant Belt

Henry Cejudo has decided to give up his flyweight belt, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship will put it up for grabs in February. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Henry Cejudo: I relinquished UFC belt to ‘so-called flyweight kingpins’

Henry Cejudo wants to make something clear: According to the now-former UFC flyweight champion, he gave up the belt voluntarily. “I am not being stripped,” Cejudo told MMA Junkie late Thursday night. “I am relinquishing my title. … ‘Triple C’ is relinquishing his title to these wannabe, so-called flyweight kingpins. That’s what’s going on. I’m […]

Henry Cejudo relinquishes UFC flyweight belt, Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo set for vacant title

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Henry Cejudo has relinquished his flyweight title and the UFC plans to promote a fight between top contenders Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo in a bout for the vacant belt at UFC Norfolk. MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin confirmed the news with multiple people with knowledge of the news after an initial […]

Henry Cejudo calls Jose Aldo a ‘Mexican-looking Dana White’ during cringe-worthy exchange

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo definitely want to fight each other, that much is clear. It’s how they are going about trying to make that matchup that has raised a few eyebrows and left more than a few confused at their strange attempts at trash talk on social […]

Jose Aldo believes he won all rounds against ‘scared’ Marlon Moraes, wants Henry Cejudo fight in Brazil

Jose Aldo lost a close split decision to Marlon Moraes in his bantamweight debut at UFC 245. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jose Aldo lost a close split decision to Marlon Moraes in his bantamweight debut at UFC 245, but still hopes to fight for the 135-pound title next. The former featherweight king believes he […]

Henry Cejudo calls out Jose Aldo for next title defense, Joseph Benavidez responds

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Henry Cejudo has his next target in mind. Despite Jose Aldo coming up short in a split decision loss in his bantamweight debut this past Saturday night at UFC 245, the reigning 135-pound champion would still like to face him when he’s ready to return from shoulder surgery. UFC president Dana […]

Video: Patricio ‘Pitbull’: Jose Aldo would get ‘killed’ by Henry Cejudo at bantamweight

NATAL, Brazil — Bellator featherweight and lightweight champion Patricio Freire discusses his upcoming fight with Pedro Carvalho in March 2020, welcoming Henry Cejudo and Kelvin Gastelum in his gym in Brazil, his thoughts on Jose Aldo’s decision to fight at bantamweight against Marlon Moraes and how he would do against Cejudo in the UFC. View […]

Henry Cejudo: ‘I’m OK with leaving the sport’ if pay isn’t right

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting NATAL, Brazil — Have we seen the last of UFC two-division champion Henry Cejudo in MMA? The Olympic gold medalist sat down with MMA Fighting in Brazil to provide an update on his recovery process after having shoulder surgery and what it will take for the UFC to have him enter […]

Cody Garbrandt not buying ‘coward’ T.J. Dillashaw only on EPO for Henry Cejudo fight

It’s safe to say Cody Garbrandt is not buying anything that T.J. Dillashaw is saying. Dillashaw recently opened up about his failed drug test that stemmed from recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) found in an in-competition testing sample, claiming he only used a banned substance in his attempt to make 125 pounds when challenging UFC flyweight […]

MMA’s week out of the cage: Henry Cejudo travels in style, Holly Holm’s new puppy

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

MMA injury report: Stephen Thompson avoids surgery; Henry Cejudo on schedule

It’s no secret that MMA is a grueling sport. Injuries occur everywhere from the training room to the cage, and sometimes even beyond that. Injuries can cause the best set plans to fall by the wayside, derail careers or worse. Still, though, the overwhelming majority of fighters overcome their physical setbacks and eventually find their […]

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