Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo will battle this Saturday (April 23, 2016) at UFC 197 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of all-time great and Olympic gold medalist, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight combatants Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo will collide this Saturday (April 23, 2016) at UFC 197 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Each time Johnson has fought since winning the belt, it gets harder to see him lose. “Mighty Mouse” has defended the belt an astonishing number of times and still seems to grow between fights, making him a nightmare match up for most any Flyweight.
Looking to buck the trend is Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Cejudo hasn’t set the world on fire with any of his singular wins, but he’s a fantastic athlete who quickly rose through the ranks and could pose an interesting challenge to the champ.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:
Key Wins: Joe Benavidez (UFC 152, UFC on Fox 9), John Dodson (UFC 191, UFC on Fox 6), Ian McCall (UFC on FX 3)
Key Losses: Dominick Cruz (UFC on Versus 6)
Keys to Victory: Johnson is perhaps the most technically sound fighter in the entire UFC. He’s a slick kickboxer, incredible wrestler, has an aggressive jiu-jitsu game, and Johnson transitions between all of those skills fluidly.
There’s a reason he’s been so tough to beat.
In this bout, Johnson is facing a bull and must once again play the matador. Cejudo is skilled with his offensive boxing and takedowns, but he generally pushes forward with one or the other, sometimes adding a takedown to the end of a combo.
Regardless of which he’s attempting, Johnson should have ….View full article
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