Henry Cejudo Pounds Out Marlon Moraes to Become Two-Division UFC Champ

Henry Cejudo is a two-division UFC champion. At UFC 238 on Saturday, June 8, Cejudo overcame some early adversity to TKO Marlon Moraes in the third round of their main event bout in Chicago, Illinois.

With the win, Cejudo becomes just the fourth fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold championships in two divisions.

He had previously become the first Olympic gold medalist to win a UFC title.

Cejudo was getting worked by Moraes in the opening round of the fight and appeared to be on the verge of losing the fight. However, between rounds, made an incredible adjustment to dominate Round 2 before he was able to TKO Moraes in impressive fashion.

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The full results from UFC 238 can be seen below.


UFC 238 Results

  • Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:51 – to win vacant bantamweight title
  • Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Eye via knockout (head kick) – Round 2, 0:26 – to defend women’s flyweight title
  • Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone via TKO (cut) – Round 2, 5:00
  • Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Blagoy Ivanov def. Tai Tuivasa via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Tatiana Suarez def. Nina Ansaroff via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Aljamain Sterling def. Pedro Munhoz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Alexa Grasso def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Calvin Kattar def. Ricardo Lamas via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:06
  • Yan Xiaonan def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Darren Stewart def. Bevon Lewis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Eddie Wineland def. Grigorii Popov via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 4:47
  • Katlyn Chookagian def. Joanne Calderwood via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
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