Tag: Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo winning Olympic gold medal (left) - becoming double champ (right)
Henry Cejudo winning Olympic gold medal (left) – becoming double champ (right) (Credit: Essentially Sports)

Henry Cejudo was born on February 9th, 1987. He is an American Professional Mixed Martial Artist and a Freestyle Wrestler. In 2020, Cejudo announced his retirement. In April 2022, Cejudo announced to come back, which was eventually scheduled for May 6, 2023.

He is the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight Champion and Bantamweight Champion. He is the only person to win an Olympic Gold Medal and 2 UFC titles. 

In his wrestling career, Cejudo competed at 55 kilograms and became the youngest American Olympic Gold Medalist in Wrestling in 2018 at the age of 21. 

Age 36 years
Date of birth  February 9, 1987
Net worth  $3 Million 
Base salary  $440,000
Debut at UFC December 13, 2014
Spouse  Ana Karolina 
Endorsement  Reebok, Everlast, MetroPCS, Body Armor, Onnit.

Henry Cejudo’s ethnicity and nationality

Henry Cejudo is an American Professional MMA and a Mexican Immigrant.

Henry Cejudo’s MMA career

Henry Cejudo had his eventual debut on December 13, 2014, at UFC on Fox 13 against Dustin Kimura, which he won.

After that Cejudo proceeded to win his next 3-fights. Then he lost a fight against Benavidez. He got back to winning in his next match against Wilson Reis at UFC 215. Cejudo TKO’ed Moraes to become the UFC Bantamweight Champion and the 4th fighter in UFC history to become a 2-division champion.

After that Cejudo won against Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 and kept his Bantamweight title. 

Henry Cejudo’s wrestling career 

Cejudo started his career with the Coronado High School team. He was The 2007 Pan American Games Champion. After that Cejudo competed at 55 Kilograms at the 2008 Summer Olympics at the age of 21 and became the youngest American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Wrestling.

Henry Cejudo’s career losses

Henry Cejudo fought 18 matches throughout his career where he lost 2. On December 2, 2016, against Joseph Benavidez at the finale of the 2016 UFC and on April 23, 2016, against Demetrious Jhonson at UFC 197.

Henry Cejudo’s wife and family

In November 2020, Henry Cejudo and his wife model Ana Karolina made their relationship public. They are married on September 17, 2021. 

Henry Cejudo’s net worth in 2023

As of April 2023, Henry Cejudo’s bet worth is around $2 Million. His base salary in the last fights was around $400,000.

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