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Midnight Mania! Eagle-eyed fight fan identifies the moment Henry Cejudo injures himself on camera?

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When Henry Cejudo came up short opposite Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288 back in May, “The Messenger” made his path forward clear. The 36-year-old Bantamweight contender wasn’t going to return to retirement; he wanted to jump back into action as soon as possible. He immediately offered to replace the maybe-injured Sterling and fight Sean O’Malley in August.

That didn’t happen, but he did quickly book a fight against the highly ranked Marlon Vera in September that would’ve served as a worthy rebound. He’s recently been forced to withdraw from the “Chito” match up due to a shoulder injury, and Sterling did not miss the irony there, slamming Cejudo for his fake savagery.

Now, eagle-eyed fight fan Asghar has identified the moment Cejudo hurt himself or at least one of the times he aggravated his shoulder. In the clip above, Cejudo is analyzing Yair Rodriguez and demonstrating how he attacks from his back, showing off some innocuous hammer fists. In the middle of his demonstration, Cejudo’s stopped in his tracks by obvious pain and starts grabbing at his shoulder.

Hopefully, the Olympian can return to action before the end of the year.


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