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Following his win at UFc 238, Henry Cejudo will get excessive reward from the primary man to carry two belts on the identical time, Conor McGregor.
Saturday evening, Henry Cejudo made historical past when he turned the primary man to ever maintain the UFC flyweight title and the UFC bantamweight title concurrently. The win over Marlon Moraes was his third in a single yr’s time, and the second title received. Changing into the UFC’s latest duel champion introduced out excessive reward from the primary man to ever maintain two titles on his shoulders, Conor McGregor.
McGregor turned the primary ever UFC “champ champ” when he defeated Eddie Alvarez to win the light-weight title again in 2016 at UFC 205 in New York Metropolis. McGregor coined the time period “champ champ” and paved the way in which for others to observe swimsuit. Since McGregor, there have been three different duel champions, Amanda Nunes, Daniel Cormier and now Cejudo.
McGregor and Cormier had been each stripped of their decrease weight titles once they determined to maneuver up in weight. Nunes nonetheless holds each titles and has made it clear that she now intends to defend each. As for Cejudo, it’s unclear if he’ll maintain each belts for an extended period of time. In latest months, rumors of the UFC presumably closing the boys’s flyweight division have been circulating. This win for Cejudo at bantamweight might seal the deal on the flyweight division closing down. Though there are nonetheless flyweight fights scheduled right now, and loads of worthy contenders, the longer term is unclear.
Following his TKO win over Moraes, Cejudo known as out plenty of bantamweight fighters together with former champion Cody Garbrant and Urijah Faber, who has not too long ago come out of retirement. Cejudoststaed in his post-fight speech that he’s searching for greater named fighters, which all appear to be at 135 kilos.