Henry Cejudo (born February 9, 1987) is an American freestyle wrestler, Olympic gold medalist. Cejudo is currently a mixed martial arts fighter in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Henry debuted as a bantamweight in December of 2014.
In 2008 Cejudo became an Olympic gold medalist at 21 years old, the second youngest American wrestler to accomplish this feat.
UFC flyweight contender Henry Cejudo.
“It feels great to be a part of the UFC family.” Cejudo told UFC.com “It’s the ultimate platform for MMA athletes and exemplifies a standard of athletic excellence in combative sports. It was my goal for many years to be a champion in the most prestigious of amateur sports competition. It has now become my goal to become a champion in MMA’s most prestigious professional combative sport organization – the UFC.”