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Downtown with Rich Kimball - Monday – Friday 4pm – 6pm – AM620 WZON – Henry Cejudo on winning Olympic gold, fight versus Formiga

Henry Cejudo on winning Olympic gold, fight versus Formiga

UFC Fighter Henry Cejudo joined Downtown before his fight with Jussier Formiga as part of the Ultimate Fighte Latin America 2 Season Finale. Cejudo spoke on his difficult upbringing that brought him into the world of amateur wrestling. He spoke about winning the gold medal in the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing and what it meant to him to represent his country so well. Cejudo also spoke about what the biggest transition from wrestling to MMA is, whether fighting in Mexico will mean something to him, and if he feels he’s close to a title shot in the flyweight division.

Henry Cejudo is ranked #5 in the UFC Flyweight Division and is looking to move up higher after he faces Jussier Formiga in Monterrey, Mexico. The card begins at 10 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports 1.