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Report | UFC considering flyweight tournament if Henry Cejudo vacates

The UFC has reportedly considered a flyweight tournament in the event that UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo vacates his title.
According to Nolan King of MMAjunkie.com, there is a rumor floating …read more

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Joseph Benavidez open to fight Deiveson Figueiredo for vacant title if Henry Cejudo isn’t returning to flyweight

In a perfect world, Joseph Benavidez’s next fight would be against Henry Cejudo when the reigning UFC flyweight champion returns to the division.
Unfortunately, though, Cejudo hasn’t fully committed to coming …read more

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Petr Yan puts bantamweights on blast, plans to make Henry Cejudo ‘bend the knee’ in future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Petr Yan wants to prove that he’s the No. 1 contender in the bantamweight division, but he feels as though champion Henry Cejudo’s reign over …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Video: Marlon Moraes explains what went wrong against Henry Cejudo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES — Marlon Moraes discusses his loss to Henry Cejudo, if he would fight Jose Aldo at featherweight, and more. …read more

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Video: Frankie Edgar says he will fight Conor McGregor ‘at any weight class’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES — Frankie Edgar talks about what’s next, Henry Cejudo’s act, possibly fighting Conor McGregor next, and more. …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Demands To Fight Joseph Benavidez

The UFC flyweight championship picture has continued to be stagnant following Henry Cejudo’s “saving” it at UFC on ESPN+1 at the top of the year, and Deiveson Figueiredo knows how …read more

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Henry Cejudo takes aim at Conor McGregor, Max Holloway and Vasiliy Lomachenko

UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo has set his aim high, calling out Conor McGregor and throwing shade at Max Holloway and Vasiliy Lomachenko.
In a recent interview on ESPN’s …read more

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Quote: Henry Cejudo ‘Didn’t Save’ UFC Flyweight Division

Many have credited Henry Cejudo with saving the UFC men’s flyweight division, but one 125-pounder doesn’t share that belief. When Cejudo was set to defend his flyweight gold against then-UFC …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Figueiredo wants Elliot fight to be title eliminator for interim belt

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Flyweight contender Deiveson Figueiredo wants an interim flyweight belt while Henry Cejudo defends the bantamweight title. Flyweight contender Deiveson Figueiredo …read more

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Henry Cejudo willing to vacate one of his titles

Henry Cejudo is currently the proud owner of the UFC men’s flyweight and bantamweight titles. While becoming a two-division champion is an impressive feat, it comes with a lot of …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo Gives Update on Return Date

Henry Cejudo is beginning to have a clearer picture of when he will be making his return to competition. The last time Henry Cejudo competed, he became a double UFC …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo still isn't sure which UFC title he'll defend when he returns

LOS ANGELES – The return of “Triple C” is getting closer, but he still doesn’t know which of his titles he’ll defend first.
UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Moraes Eyes Aldo Fight Next

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After losing to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champ-champ, Henry Cejudo, at UFC 238 this past June via knockout (see it …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 1:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 19's Tim Elliott praises Henry Cejudo's cringe: 'It's going to make all of us more money'

UFC flyweight Tim Elliott isn’t the biggest fan of Henry Cejudo, but he gives credit where credit is due.
The two fighters engaged in a war of words on Season 24 …read more

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GDR: Cejudo Would Bend the Knee in Kickboxing Match

Germaine de Randamie has a message for Triple C: He can join the man she defeated approximately 13 years ago, and he can bend the knee, too. Henry Cejudo has …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Bruno Silva: How champ-champ Henry Cejudo helped me enter the UFC

Bruno Silva (right) thanks double champion Henry Cejudo’s help landing a deal with the UFC. | Photo via Bruno Silva

UFC double-champion Henry Cejudo and coach Eric Albarracin broke …read more

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Wonder Cringe Powers ... ACTIVATE!

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Tonight, the role of “Gleek” will be played by welterweight contender Colby Covington. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion, Henry Cejudo, who also holds …read more

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TJ Dillashaw explains how two-year suspension is ‘somewhat of a blessing’

TJ Dillashaw is suspended by USADA until January of 2021 after testing positive for the banned substance EPO. He was flagged following his TKO loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC …read more

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Posted on September 27, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Dillashaw: Loss to Cejudo is ‘burning inside of me’

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T.J. Dillashaw admits he’s still unable to fully get over his loss to Henry Cejudo in January. Former UFC bantamweight …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Henry Cejudo Would Welcome Jose Aldo to 135: 'He Can Bend The Knee to Triple C Too'

Ultimate Fighting Championship two-division champ Henry Cejudo has been on a sometimes-silly campaign of outlandish and improbable callouts, but he appears to take seriously the idea of Jose Aldo dropping …read more

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Faber Denies Claim He Re-Retired To Hide From Petr Yan

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is sidelined until 2020 after having shoulder surgery, and when he does return, “Triple C” will have …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2019, 2:17 pm By
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TJ Dillashaw: Henry Cejudo will be an enemy ‘for the rest of my life’

TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fought in early 2019, but the bad blood between them didn’t evaporate thereafter.
Instead, Dillashaw says he’ll always have some animosity toward his former opponent.

“I definitely …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2019, 2:17 pm By
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Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw: I think it would be very dumb for Henry Cejudo not to fight Joseph Benavidez

Danny Segura, MMA Fighting

If feels like a lifetime ago, but earlier this year, T.J. Dillashaw was caught taking EPO and suspended by USADA for two years. It was …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw Admits Henry Cejudo Loss Is ‘Burning Inside Of Me’

T.J. Dillashaw wants to put his 32-second TKO loss to Henry Cejudo behind him. Back in January, Dillashaw attempted to become a UFC “champ-champ” when he challenged Cejudo for the …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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T.J. Dillashaw says Henry Cejudo loss still burns inside: 'I need to get this thing behind me'

T.J. Dillashaw may be forced to sit on the sidelines, but he still has a burning desire to get his belt back.
While recently speaking to Chael Sonnen, the former two-time …read more

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Henry Cejudo takes aim at Jose Aldo

UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is taking aim at some of the biggest names in the sport. “Triple C” was recently interviewed by the media in Mexico City, …read more

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Henry Cejudo tells Aljamain ‘Curling’, Jose Aldo to ‘bend the knee to Triple C’

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“I’m on a legend rampage. I’m a GOAT killer. I’m a PED killer. I’m the greatest of all time.” Aljamain …read more

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Henry Cejudo proud he saved flyweight division, but ‘disappointed’ fighters not ‘talking smack’

MEXICO CITY — Two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo is proud in the part he played to help rescue the flyweight division from extinction, but he’s not been impressed by the …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo tells flyweights to do their part, Aljamain Sterling and Jose Aldo to 'bend the knee'

MEXICO CITY – Henry Cejudo is unsure who will be his next opponent. But until then, he’s going to keep generating as many cringes as he can.
While there are a …read more

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Video: Brandon Moreno credits dual UFC champ Henry Cejudo for saving flyweights

MEXICO CITY – UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno assesses his opponent Askar Askarov, the state of the 125-pound division, and the growth of MMA in Mexico.

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Benavidez to Cejudo: Defend or Vacate

Joseph Benavidez has had it with “Triple C’s” antics. Since capturing the UFC bantamweight championship, Henry Cejudo has not been shy on hitting the call-out button, even if the names …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Joseph Benavidez wants Henry Cejudo to decide if he’s going to defend or relinquish his flyweight title 

On several occasions, Joseph Benavidez has heard UFC president Dana White say he’s next in line for a shot at the flyweight title. But he can’t seem to get reigning …read more

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Kajan Johnson: Cejudo vs. Nunes could be as big as Conor vs. Floyd

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Are you ready for this hot take? Kajan Johnson is convinced we will never see Henry Cejudo fight a woman inside the Octagon, but …read more

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Urijah Faber wants to snatch Henry Cejudo's belts and gold medal, then 'silence the cringe'

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Urijah Faber sees a potential fight with Henry Cejudo as a golden opportunity.
After defeating Marlon Moraes to become the new bantamweight champion, Cejudo proceeded to call …read more

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Urijah Faber Understands The Reasons for Cejudo's Shtick, Believes He Matches Up Well

Urijah Faber and Henry Cejudo continue to trade barbs after “Triple C” called out the veteran earlier this year, and Faber believes his abilities and experience make him a great …read more

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Posted on September 16, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber Wants To ‘Silence The Cringe’ Henry Cejudo

Urijah Faber feels he’s ready to put Henry Cejudo’s cringe shtick to rest. Faber and UFC “champ-champ” Cejudo have been trading barbs since “Triple C” called out “The California Kid.” …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber would like to ‘snatch up’ Henry Cejudo’s titles, ‘silence the cringe’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Urijah Faber has won plenty in his fighting career, once reigning as arguably the world’s best featherweight long before the UFC …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Cody Garbrandt: I starch one more guy, I'm fighting Henry Cejudo

LAS VEGAS – Injuries are Cody Garbrandt’s biggest opponent right now. But the ex-UFC bantamweight champ is confident he’ll be back at the top soon.
Garbrandt is targeting a return to …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Believes Henry Cejudo’s Cringe Shtick Works

Demetrious Johnson thinks Henry Cejudo may be onto something with his “King of Cringe” gimmick. In his last UFC appearance, Johnson was bested by Cejudo via split decision. “Mighty Mouse” …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2019, 1:47 am By
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Johnson thinks Henry Cejudo’s ‘Triple C’ act is working: You’re all talking about it

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“You’re talking about it right now. There you go, you just answered it yourself.” Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson …read more

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Demetrious Johnson thinks Henry Cejudo’s act is working: ‘You’re talking about it right now’

Demetrious Johnson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s safe to say that Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo have handled their time at the top of the UFC flyweight mountain …read more

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Dan Hardy believes Henry Cejudo is the best ever champ-champ

Dan Hardy believes Henry Cejudo is the best ever champ-champ in UFC history.
Since Conor McGregor became the first promotional ‘champ champ’ at UFC 205, many fighters wanted to do just …read more

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UFC 242 fan Q&A video (with Cejudo, Zhang, Gastelum and Gadelha)

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At a UFC 242 fan Q&A before weigh-ins, Henry Cejudo, Weili Zhang, Kelvin Gastelum, and Claudia Gadelha took questions from those gathered in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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My Bet Is On ‘Magnum’

I would say that Henry Cejudo is getting a little too big for his britches, but seeing “Triple C” next to newly-crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion, Weili Zhang, has me …read more

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Aljamain Sterling sends message to ‘Dominick Snooze’

Aljamain Sterling has heard that Dominick Cruz could potentially be next for UFC bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo, and as the division’s top contender, he’s not happy about potentially being skipped …read more

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Henry Cejudo and Valentina Shevchenko squash their beef

One of the most bizarre MMA stories to come out of 2019 so far was Henry Cejudo’s call-out of Valentina Shevchenko. Cejudo called out the women’s flyweight champion, challenging her …read more

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Weili Zhang calls out Henry Cejudo, says she will take his ‘gold back to Beijing’

Weili Zhang is ready for a fight with current UFC men’s flyweight and bantamweight champion, Henry Cejudo.
Zhang is the UFC’s new women’s strawweight champion after knocking out Jessica Andrade at …read more

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Cruz says UFC is ‘pretty interested’ in booking match-up with ‘very green’ Cejudo

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Dominick Cruz says the UFC is interested in matching him up against Henry Cejudo. Will Dominick Cruz bend the knee to Henry ‘Triple C’ …read more

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Zhang to Cejudo: ‘You better hide or I’m taking your gold back to Beijing’

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Newly-crowned UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang hits back at Henry Cejudo. UFC double-champ Henry Cejudo has not been shy with calling out female fighters. …read more

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Dominick Cruz Says Henry Cejudo Is ‘Very Green’ & ‘Extremely Soft’

Dominick Cruz believes Henry Cejudo still has a lot of growing up to do as a fighter. Cejudo hasn’t been shy in taking aim at a number of fighters, even …read more

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Dominick Cruz says ‘UFC is pretty interested in booking’ him against Henry Cejudo next

Henry Cejudo has called for a ‘tune-up’ fight with Dominick Cruz for his next bantamweight bout.
The former UFC bantamweight champion, Cruz, has not fought since he lost the title to …read more

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Zhang ready to fight anyone, Coker shocked at Cyborg availability

Cyborg to Bellator, new strawweight champion Zhang Weili, Dominick Cruz on Henry Cejudo, Tony Ferguson’s view on UFC 242 and more in this week’s edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #2980: UFC 242 preview, Weili Zhang, B.J. Penn, Henry Cejudo, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
Covered in Episode 2,980 of the podcast, the fellas preview Saturday’s big UFC 242 event in Abu …read more

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After UFC Shenzhen, Kai Kara-France sets sights on 'TUF' coach Henry Cejudo – eventually

Kai Kara-France beat Mark De La Rosa with a unanimous decision Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN+ 15 in Shenzhen, China.
Take a look inside the fight with …read more

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PHOTO | Henry Cejudo is in Abu Dhabi for UFC 242

UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is in Abu Dhabi ahead of this coming weekend’s UFC 242 megacard.
The card is headlined by a lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Dominick Cruz responds to ‘lil man’ Henry Cejudo: ‘You’re not in my caliber or class’

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Former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz has issued a response to Henry Cejudo. It doesn’t look like Dominick Cruz will …read more

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Weili Zhang tells Henry Cejudo ‘welcome to the female division’

New UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang welcomed men’s flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo to the women’s divisions in a comical social media post.
Cejudo has been calling out female …read more

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Dominick Cruz sends message to Henry Cejudo: ‘You’re not in my caliber or class lil man’

Dominick Cruz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dominick Cruz doesn’t find double UFC champion Henry Cejudo to be at his level.
The former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion took to …read more

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Weili Zhang is willing to fight Henry Cejudo… if he gets a sex change

Weili Zhang (20-1 MMA) captured the UFC’s women’s strawweight title earlier today in China, defeating Jessica Andrade via first round TKO.
Zhang needed only 42-seconds to dethrone Andrade, this after landing …read more

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Former UFC champ Dominick Cruz fires back at 'lil man' Henry Cejudo

Dominick Cruz has fired back at “Triple C.”
Cruz posted a video on Instagram taking a dig at Henry Cejudo, the UFC’s flyweight and bantamweight champion, and his coach Eric Albarracin, …read more

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Dominick Cruz responds to Henry Cejudo callout

Earlier this week, UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo called for a showdown with the former champion Dominick Cruz — a man he considers an “easy” fight.

A public service announcement from …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Says Henry Cejudo’s Shtick Is ‘Hilarious’

Count Demetrious Johnson as a fan of Henry Cejudo’s shtick. Cejudo has embraced the cringe role and many have taken a dislike to it. He has called for an intergender …read more

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Sonnen: Cejudo ‘saved the division’ but flyweights learned nothing from it

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Chael Sonnen puts the entire UFC flyweight division on blast, excluding Henry Cejudo. In 2018, several reports about the shut …read more

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Joseph Benavidez: As a fighter, Henry Cejudo is 'not very different, honestly' since first bout

Last week, UFC president Dana White made it clear: Joseph Benavidez is next in line for flyweight champion Henry Cejudo.
Much to Benavidez’s delight, he didn’t have to talk his way …read more

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Cejudo Changing Diapers (But Doesn’t Have Any Kids)

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What’s great about this Henry Cejudo shtick, is that every time someone complains about “Triple C” going too far, the UFC two-division champion redoubles …read more

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Henry Cejudo, fake dirty diapers and a call for a 'tune-up' fight with Dominick Cruz

It appears Henry Cejudo just might want to fight the entire UFC roster. From Hall of Famers to female champions and now former bantamweight kings, it feels like nobody is …read more

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Henry Cejudo Sends Message to ‘Brittle’ Dominick Cruz: ‘I Want Someone That I Could Break’

While UFC president Dana White has threatened to strip Henry Cejudo of the flyweight belt if he doesn’t defend that title next, the man known as “Triple C” continues to …read more

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Cejudo posts another weird video, calls out Cruz for ‘tune up fight’

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Who is writing these things? Henry Cejudo, the king of cringe has come up with another weird social media skit. The two-division UFC champ …read more

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Henry Cejudo calls for ‘easy fight’ against Dominick Cruz

Two-division UFC champ Henry Cejudo called out another fighter last night, this time targeting former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz.
Watch the video, posted to his Twitter account, here:

A public service …read more

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Aljamain Sterling calls for interim bantamweight title fight against Petr Yan

Knowing that UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo will be out of action for a while, top-ranked contender Aljamain Sterling is now eyeing a fight with Petr Yan for an interim …read more

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Aljamain Sterling believes an interim title fight against Petr Yan should be next for him

Aljamain Sterling knows a UFC title should be on the line in his next fight even if reigning bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo isn’t his opponent.
The New York native has rattled …read more

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Covington Wants ‘Bum’ Whittaker, ‘Sheep-Lover’ Khabib

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Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) double-champ, Henry Cejudo, has labeled himself “Triple C” after winning the Bantamweight and Flyweight straps. …read more

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Urijah Faber reminisces on when Henry Cejudo used to call him out – instead of women

Over the past few weeks, Henry Cejudo’s social media campaign has been centered around callouts directed towards women’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko.
“The Bullet” has responded via social media, but “The …read more

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