Henry Cejudo Contradicts Himself, ‘Bends the Knee’ in Proposal


Former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo popped the query to his longtime girlfriend, defying his catchphrase “bend the knee” in spectacular style.

Cejudo retired from MMA after his UFC 249 win over Dominick Cruz. Cejudo is broadly thought to be one of the vital profitable fight sports activities athletes of all time, with a number of MMA world championships and an Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling.

In an Instagram submit, Cejudo introduced the thrilling information that he’s engaged to his longtime girlfriend Ana Carolina.

“Since no one within the UFC might make me bend the knee, I used to be pressured to bend it to the love of my life @anakarolinafr #parasiempre #perpetually.”


That is actually an thrilling second for Cejudo and Carolina, and this additionally comes amidst rumors of him popping out of retirement to compete for one more UFC world title. He’s been concerned in back-and-forths on social media with UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling, former champion Petr Yan and present flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo.

Cejudo retired from the UFC following a reportedly strained contract dispute the place “Triple C” was on the lookout for more cash included in his present deal. After contract negotiations by no means materialized, Cejudo walked away from the game that he spent his complete profession dominating in.

The couple can also be anticipating their first baby later this yr, as Cejudo introduced simply weeks in the past. Since hanging up the gloves, he has been in talks to field Floyd Mayweather and Ryan Garcia, competed in sport exhibits, weighed in on the UFC’s rising stars, and has in fact labored on his household life with Carolina.

The 34-year-old Cejudo might conceivably return to the octagon within the close to future, however it might greater than possible need to be for an enormous paycheck and massive alternative. Whereas that query stays unanswered, it’s nice to see Cejudo and his now-fiancée are having fun with time away from the glitz and glamour that comes with being an expert athlete.

Do you suppose Henry Cejudo will ultimately come out of retirement and return to the UFC?


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