“Princess King Ryan Garcia”– Henry Cejudo Trolls and Calls Out Ryan Garcia for a Fight

Published 06/11/2021, 5:58 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 09: Henry Cejudo poses for a portrait backstage after his victory during the UFC 249 event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)


Henry Cejudo is the only fighter in the history of combat sports to win an Olympic gold medal with two UFC titles. He is the former flyweight and bantamweight UFC champion who retired back in May 2020 at UFC 249. Ever since then, ‘Triple C’ has remained vocal about his return to the combat world. He has been teasing his fans by calling out different fighters for his potential return.

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Now in his latest interview, ‘Triple C’ joined Helen Yee Sports and called out yet another popular combatant. Cejudo said, “I would love to fight the other princess king Ryan Garcia. You know why because I’m not sure if he can even last two rounds with king ‘Triple C’.”

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Henry Cejudo continued, “I’m not even sure he’ll even show up to the fight, but our managers been talking. So that’s a fight that’s been sizzling for a minute but if you sign that dotted line Ryan Garcia. You will bend the knee to king ‘Triple C’.”

It’s clear that Henry Cejudo wants to compete inside the boxing ring against Ryan Garcia. ‘King Ry’ competes at lightweight (135 lbs) which is the same as the UFC’s bantamweight limit. Hence, this bout is feasible.

Ryan Garcia has everything that Henry Cejudo wants in an opponent

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Ryan Garcia is a young undefeated boxer with a professional record of 21 wins with 18 KOs. ‘The Flash’ is a well-known personality in the world of combat sports. Despite being just 22, he has become more famous than many other veterans of the game. His flashy boxing style and good looks have won him support among both casual and hardcore boxing fans.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 02: Ryan Garcia poses after defeating Romero Duno in a lightweight fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia won with a first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Ryan Garcia has everything ‘The Messenger’ wants his opponents to have, i.e. skill, fame, and name. This fight with Garcia could provide a big payday for both the fighters. As of now, cross combat boxing matches have become a type of trend with many stars jumping onto the bandwagon.

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We have seen Ben Askren take on Jake Paul and Frank Mir vs Steve Cunningham. Therefore, Garcia vs Cejudo is not unimaginable. Would you be excited to see Henry Cejudo fight Ryan Garcia in a boxing match?

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Saurabh Singh

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Saurabh Singh Laledia is an MMA enthusiast who works as a UFC writer for EssentiallySports. His passion for the UFC infused with his knowledge of various fight styles such as Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu motivated him to pursue a career in combat sports journalism, as it would be where he could exhibit his expert views and unbiased opinions whilst keeping the fan’s perspective alive. He started watching the sport at UFC 53 in 2005 when ‘The Ace’ Rich Franklin beat Evan Turner to claim the belt and has traced the journey of the middleweight title right from 'The Spider' to 'The Last Stylebender'.

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