Watch: Free Fight — Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes

Watch: Free Fight — Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes

Henry Cejudo fights Aljamain Sterling for the UFC bantamweight title next weekend

By John Balfe - 28 Apr 2023

It has been almost excellent three years since Henry Cejudo has been seen in the UFC cage — but when’s he’s firing, there haven’t been many better fighters in either 125-pounds or 135-pounds in the sport’s history.

Cejudo exited the sport after a six-fight win streak (16-2 overall), with four of those being wins in world title across across two separate weight categories, and one of those came in June 2019 against Marlon Moraes who entered the bout for the then-vacant bantamweight championship on the back of a streak of 17 wins and just a sole defeat over an eight-year period.

And Cejudo did what Cejudo does: oppressive, Olympic-level control adapted into mixed marital arts ground n’ pound, to which Moraes had little riposte. Check it out below: