Everything you need to know about American UFC fighter Henry Cejudo.
After winning the gold medal in the 55 kilogram weight class in the 2008 Olympics, Henry Cejudo embarked on a MMA career.
Cejudo has a 16-3 record in his MMA career. In UFC, he is 10-3 including fights on the UFC-produced TV show The Ultimate Fighter.
He began his MMA career in the Arizona-based promotion World Fighting Federation. He went 2-0 there, 2-0 in Gladiator Challenge, and 2-0 in Legacy Fighting Championships before he took his then-6-0 overall record to UFC.
Cejudo won his UFC debut against Dustin Kimura via unanimous decision in December 2014. He followed that up with three more wins in 2015 to take his MMA record to 10-0.
He lost to Demetrious Johnson in his first fight of 2016 at UFC 197, failing to win the Flyweight Championship from Johnson. He lost his second consecutive fight to Joseph Benavidez via split decision at The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale in a bout where he was docked a point in the first round for repeated low blows.
Cejudo got back to winning ways after that short losing streak, beating Wilson Reis in September 2017, overcoming Sergio Pettis three months later, and finally getting a win over Johnson in 2018 to earn the Flyweight Championship.
His first title defense was against TJ Dillashaw in January 2019, and Cejudo won the fight in 32 seconds via TKO due to punches. Cejudo followed that up with a win over Marlon Moraes for the vacant Bantamweight Championship, and he defended that in a 2020 win over Dominick Cruz.
Cejudo had vacated the Flyweight Championship before his fight against Moraes, and he vacated the Bantamweight Championship after his win over Cruz.
He took nearly three years off after his May 9, 2020 win over Cruz. He came back at UFC 288 on May 6, 2023, and faced Aljamain Sterling for the Bantamweight Championship that Cejudo never lost, but Sterling won the bout.
Cejudo most recently fought at UFC 298, losing via unanimous decision to Merab Dvalishvili.
Cejudo's next fight after his UFC 298 loss is yet to be announced.
Henry Cejudo was born on February 9, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. He is 37 years old.
Henry Cejudo stands at 5-foot-4 and weighs 135 pounds. He has competed in UFC's Flyweight and Bantamweight divisions. He has a 64-inch reach.
Henry Cejudo's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.