Few warring parties in history can boast the identical level of feat as Henry Cejudo.
The American, a 2008 Olympic gold winner in freestyle wrestling, is a member of the very short checklist of warring parties to have received world title in two separate weight lessons in the UFC. He performed this by first defeating Demetrious Johnson, arguably the supreme flyweight in history, to train 125-pound gold in August 2018 after which later the (then vacant) bantamweight championship against Marlon Moraes much less than a one year later.
His first defence of that 135-pound belt would attain in Would possibly perhaps perhaps well perhaps 2020 against some other legendary resolve of the burden class, Dominick Cruz, which came correct weeks earlier than he relinquished the field title and launched his retirement.
After coming up short in his return to the game closing Would possibly perhaps perhaps well perhaps against Aljamain Sterling, Cejudo will obtain out about to stage one closing crawl at a world title when he fights Merab Dvalishvili — winner of nine straight fights — at this month’s UFC 298 in Anaheim, California.
But earlier than that, take a look at out the Cruz battle in paunchy below: