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Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

UFC FN 78: Jussier “Formiga” to Face Henry Cejudo

Cejudo (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Henry Cejudo has been booked to fight a top five ranked, flyweight contender, as the UFC has announced that he’ll fight Jussier “Formiga’ on November 21st. The bout will be part of UFC Fight Night 78, which will take place in Monterrey, New Mexico.

Cejudo (9-0) is coming off a decision win over Chico Camus in June, and in doing so, recorded his third UFC victory. The former, Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler is currently ranked #5 at 125.

“Formiga” (18-3), meanwhile, is riding a three fight winning streak and decisioned Wilson Reis in his last outing. The noted grappler is ranked #3.

UFC FN 78 will be headlined by a welterweight fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Matt Brown.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:07 am
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