UFC 227 Results – Henry Cejudo Dethrones Johnson, Plans to Fight for 135lbs Belt

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Henry Cejudo shocked the world by defeating the long reigning champion with a performance of his lifetime. The last time Johnson lost was in 2011, since then he was on a thirteen fight win streak, defended his title numerous times setting record in the UFC and defeated Henry in their last meeting. That’s how mighty Johnson’s reign was. and he displayed it in the first round. But Henry had improved multi fold since their last clash. With a clear game plan Henry kept on putting the pressure and bounced back in the second. What ensued was a back and forth action of strikes, take down attempts, defence and more take down attempts. With each passing round, Henry was able to secure take down after take down taking him a step ahead in the judges scorecard. All hell broke lose in the final seconds as they both exchanged leather but still stood tall. With this win Henry has changed the course of history for this division and now plans to step up to 135 pound division to challenge the champion.

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