Pros Including Faber, Garbrandt React to Henry Cejudo Becoming Double Champ At UFC 238

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Another champ champ has been crowned in the UFC, as Henry Cejudo has joined the history books alongside Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, and Amanda Nunes as a simultaneous double champion.

Henry Cejudo is a double champ in the UFC. Sorry, triple champ, as he put it, counting Olympic gold. Cejudo pulled off the feat by overcoming a tough start, and putting away Marlon Moraes in the third round of their main event fight at UFC 238. The bantamweight title was on the line, following T.J. Dillashaw being suspended for EPO and stripped of the belt. Moraes was the number one contender. Cejudo, the UFC’s flyweight champ, who had beaten Dillashaw in January at 125lbs.

Cejudo overcame some nasty leg kicks, and turned up the heat on Moraes, eventually pummeling him into submission. For Moraes, it was just his second loss since 2011. It also snapped a four-fight win streak in the UFC.

Without question, fans and pros alike were blown away by the performance. See how the pros reacted to Henry Cejudo’s big win below. For full results from UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes, check out our live results page.

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