Henry Cejudo - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Henry
Cejudo
13-2-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: Champion Flyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 13-2-0
Summary: Wrestling, striking, knees and elbows, ground & pound

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Messenger
From: Los Angeles, California United States
Fights Out Of: Phoenix, Arizona United States
Age: 31
Height: 5' 4" ( 162 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 64"
Leg Reach 37"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
991
43% Successful
422
Types of Successful Strikes
0
422
62% Standing
26%
12%
262
110
50
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
53
36% Successful
19
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
12
0
Takedown Defense
89
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Henry Cejudo
Aug 4, 2018
81
51
1
3
0
0
0
2
R5 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Win
Henry Cejudo
Dec 2, 2017
36
25
3
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Henry Cejudo
Sep 9, 2017
34
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Loss
Henry Cejudo
Dec 3, 2016
69
68
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Henry Cejudo
Apr 23, 2016
21
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Henry Cejudo
Nov 21, 2015
25
43
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Henry Cejudo
Jun 13, 2015
62
48
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Henry Cejudo
Mar 14, 2015
22
50
0
6
0
1
0
7
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Henry Cejudo
Dec 13, 2014
72
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: A lot of studying and working on areas of concentration. Working hard and smart is the approach for this fight. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I began training six years ago and had six (6) fights during my first year of professional competition, with no amateur bouts.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist in Freestyle Wrestling, Pan American Wrestling Champion, US Nationals Wrestling Champion, Multiple Other Amateur Championships, World Fighting Federation Bantamweight Champion. TUF 24 coach

Do you have any heroes? Anyone that has strong morals, ethics and works hard

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It feels great to be a part of the UFC family. 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.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Senior at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ

What was your job before you started fighting? Olympian/Amateur Wrestler, Author of two books, Inspirational / Motivational Speaker

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Boxing: State of Arizona Bronze Gloves Champion      

Wrestling: Olympic Wrestling Champion

Pan American Wrestling Champion

US Nationals Wrestling Champion

Multiple Other Amateur Championships

Favorite grappling technique: Double Leg

Favorite striking technique: Power Jab

 

 

  • Pro since 2013
  • Five wins by knockout
  • Four first round finishes
  • On three-fight winning streak
  • Inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018

Career

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