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Everything that I did to win a gold medal, I’m practically transferring it over to mixed martial arts.
Why call out the champion in my first title defense? Because that’s who Henry Cejudo is.
A wrestler loves to compete. At the end of the day, a wrestler just wants to compete.
When I’m inspired, I know I can get things done.
I’m a very detailed fighter. I’m very detailed.
I have really heavy muscle.
I’ve done things, from the Olympics to defeating two of the greatest fighters of all time.
I’ve actually picked up a lot of good habits from just watching film from Demetrious Johnson.
I still feel there is a trilogy between Henry Cejudo and Demetrious, and I see that playing out in the future.
I come from the sport of wrestling, where there’s nothing but respect on the mat.
The medal just was an object, just a medal, and that’s it. What really meant something was the blood, the sweat, the tears that went into getting that medal. I’ll always have the memories of that with me.
M.M.A. is growing, and it’s a basic wrestling sport. A lot of fighters are ex-wrestlers. A lot of guys take the easy way out, make quick money.
I always wanted to become a student of the game and at least get six to eight fights before coming to the UFC.
I study myself. I study film, and I make sure that everything’s on point.
It’s part of the sport, getting hit.
When you get hit to the body, you don’t even worry about your face no more.
The reason why I got into mixed martial arts is the competition: I’m a competitor. I wouldn’t be doing this for anything else but competition. I want to take out the best.
Coming from the background that I come from, being a gold medalist, you see Ronda Rousey and Daniel Cormier doing so well. Yoel Romero. All these Olympians. It’s kinda hard to bet against them.
In Mexico, I want to be known as the Aztec Warrior.
At some point, if the UFC allows me, I’d like to go to 125 because I know I can win that belt, man. I’m too strong, and I’m too fast.
I remember reading the book ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ and I remember writing my goals down, and my number one goal in life was just to be a good husband and a good father someday. That was number one, as a 17-year-old kid.
A lot of people didn’t believe in me.
I have a purpose and a meaning in life, and I have to fulfill that. Being a champion is great, but more importantly than that, you get to be an inspiration and a role model to other people.
Will I become a UFC champion some day? I know I will.
Sometimes when you think something is shiny and gold, it tends to be rusted and bronze, but that’s just the way it is, man.
Being humbled is a good thing.
I actually won the Copper Gloves in Arizona.
I started competing on boxing, so I have my hands. I’m an O.K. wrestler, so why not?
I want to fight Tim Elliott. I want to fight him.
I don’t like getting hit.
I’m a chameleon.
I really work on my defense a lot; that’s what makes me a good fighter.
At the age of 31, I feel like I’m in my prime, baby.
I’m ready for anybody. If it’s John Dodson, if it’s Demetrious Johnson, if it’s Joseph Benavidez, I’m ready for whichever one, whoever wants a piece of me.
Let’s be honest: material comes and goes.
Growing up without a dad and not having a father figure – I noticed a hole in my life. For the longest time, I would run away from my problems instead of confronting them. I felt empty at one point. Not depressed, but empty.
I think something that has separated me from the rest of the competition – maybe it’s just my way of thinking – I don’t necessarily go into fights just wanting to win but to actually dominate. So when I don’t feel like I dominate, sometimes I feel like a loser, I guess, you know, maybe in that perspective.
In the year 2013, I fought six times. I fought four times in two-and-a-half months.
I’m not an emotional person.
I can easily fill out at 135 pounds and feel good.
I think I have all tools in the world to beat anybody at 125 pounds. I really do.
Henry Cejudo is going to become the greatest combat athlete of all time, being an Olympic champ and a two-division champ in the UFC.
At 125, there’s nobody in the world that can match my strength.
To beat Henry Cejudo, you might have to bring an AK-47 and a couple dudes.
I know success; I’ve done it, but success is not what everyone thinks it is. It’s only a tool and a platform for a greater message. That’s where my nickname ‘The Messenger’ comes from. The UFC and a world title are a platform for something greater. For a bigger purpose.
I’m a big fan of Jon Jones.
The only thing I know how to do is survive.
I’m a tank, man.
We’re in the entertainment business.
Spanish is actually my first language, growing up, and I understand the culture. I understand the culture; I understand what the people want.
I don’t think I’m that boring.
My goal is to become a world champion.
When I think of a world class wrestler, I think of Mo Lawal.
You can accomplish anything that you dedicate yourself to. Think how many people struggle across the world, across the country. I know anything is possible if you set your mind, your body, your soul, and your faith to it.
I’m an Arizona boy.
If people think or believe that the flyweight division is boring, man, you’re out of your mind.
I’m bilingual. I speak English and Spanish.
My parents are from Mexico City.
I’ve traveled to Brazil, Europe, Asia – all in preparation to defeat Demetrious Johnson, to defeat the pound-for-pound best fighter in history.
I would love to fight in Mexico City.
Look at Colby Covington. The guy can fight, and the guy can talk. To a lot of people, he just grinds people out, and many people consider him boring, but because he opens his mouth, people want to watch him fight. A lot of people want to see him win; a lot of people want to see him lose.
I’m the one. I know I’m the one. I have the style, I have the wrestling. I know I’m the one to beat Demetrious Johnson.
I have a nutritionist living with me, cooking my food, weighing it, portioning out a lot of things, and it’s very detailed now.
I would definitely love to finish school.
I would meet Tim Elliott at 135. At heavyweight if he wanted.
I don’t want people to think I’m a wrestler.