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An American retired mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo is known for his freestyle wrestling. He was associated with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is the former UFC flyweight champion and UFC bantamweight champion. He is the fourth UFC fighter who holds titles in two different weight classes.
He is the second to defend titles in two different weight divisions. When he was a freestyle wrestler he won an Olympic Gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, a Pan American Championship, and was a two-time USA National Team member.
Recently, he came into the headlines for defending his UFC bantamweight title by knocking out Dominick Cruz in the second round. After winning the match, he announced his retirement from professional fighting, although there was widespread speculation that the retirement would be temporary.
Later, he announced that he would come out of retirement to fight Alexander Volkanovski. He has a goal to claim the UFC featherweight championship, which would be his third title in a different weight class.
Height / Weight / Age
Henry Cejudo weighs 57 kg and 125 lbs in pounds. This former wrestler has a height of 163 cm or in feet inches 5’4” tall. He has a muscular physique with black color hair and sharp wide dark brown color eyes.
He has a healthy body with a figure measurement is 38 inches breast, 30 inches waist, and 35 inches hips approximately. He has turned 36 years old. His biceps size is 14 inches and his shoe size is 7 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Henry Cejudo is $750,000 US dollars approximately.
Education / Family
Henry Cejudo was born Henry Carlos Cejudo on February 9, 1987. The native of Los Angeles was born to Jorge Cejudo and Nelly Rico. His parents were Mexican immigrants and when Henry was 4 years old, his parents got separated due to some personal reasons.
He had a difficult childhood because of his violent father’s drug and alcohol abuse, due to which his family constantly moved around the Los Angeles area. Along with their family, he fled to New Mexico before Jorge – who was jailed after threatening to kill his whole family and subsequently getting into an altercation in the street – was released.
He started his career as an amateur boxer and won the annual state Copper Gloves boxing tournament in 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.
|Real name||Henry Carlos Cejudo.|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, United States.|
|Date Of Birth||February 9, 1987|
|Height||In centimeters – 163 cm
In feet inches – 5’4”
|Weight||In kilograms – 57 kg
In pounds – 125 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist and Former Freestyle Wrestler.|
|Home Town||Los Angeles, USA|
|Fathers Name||Jorge Cejudo|
|Mothers Name||Nelly Rico
|Sister||Name not known|
Career / Fashion And Style
Henry Cejudo started his career at a very young age. In 2005 and 2006, he held the fifth and second positions respectively, in Junior World Championship. While he was in high school, he won the USA Wrestling national freestyle championship. After his brilliant performances at the Pan American Games and Pan American Championships, he won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
In 2014, he signed a contract with UFC and faced Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight bout for his eventual debut. At UFC 185, he fought against Chris Cariaso in a flyweight bout and won the fight by unanimous decision. At UFC 227, he faced Demetrious Johnson to win the UFC Flyweight Championship.
After knocking out Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title, he announced his retirement from professional fighting. In order to claim the UFC featherweight championship, he is willing to come out of retirement to fight Alexander Volkanovski.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Here we are providing you the list of Henry Cejudo’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Vin Diesel|
|Favorite Actress||Jennifer Lopez|
|Favorite Food||Mexican cuisine|
Some Interesting Facts About Henry Cejudo
- Henry Cejudo is the MMA fighter known by the name “The Messenger”.
- He is the youngest Mexican-American to ever become an Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling.
- According to rumors, he is being linked with Nikki Bella.
- He is currently dating Brazilian personality, Amanda Dallago Chaves.