Henry Cejudo is a Mexican-American mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete who has achieved extraordinary results in his career. Born on February 9, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, Cejudo began his sports career as a wrestler. From a young age Cejudo demonstrated great talent for wrestling, winning numerous youth championships and representing the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, where he won the gold medal in the 55 kg category. This victory made Cejudo the youngest U.S. wrestler to ever win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling. After his success at the Olympics, Cejudo decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts. He debuted in 2013 and quickly gained popularity for his fighting skills and impressive speed and accuracy.
Over the course of his MMA career, Cejudo has won several titles, including UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) flyweight champion. Furthermore, in 2019 he became the fourth athlete in UFC history to simultaneously hold two different division titles, having also won the bantamweight title. Cejudo's precision and determination earned him the nickname "The Messenger". In addition to his sporting exploits, Henry Cejudo is also a motivator and has shared his success story to inspire others to pursue their dreams.