UFC Fight Night: Josh Emmett reveals he is a huge fan of 145-pound great

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Josh Emmett is set to main event the upcoming UFC Fight Night event against Calvin Kattar, and the 145-pound division fighter has revealed that he is a huge fan of a UFC Bantamweight/Flyweight great.

Here is what Josh Emmett had to say ahead of UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Emmett regarding UFC Flyweight and Bantamweight great Henry Cejudo.

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Josh Emmett on Henry Cejudo

Speaking to Helen Yee ahead of his Fight Night main event, the Bantamweight fighter revealed his fandom of the former UFC Flyweight and Bantamweight Champion of the world Cejudo.

He said: “Cejudo, I was a huge fan of him, wrestling-wise. He was like, the youngest American to win a gold medal. I had his wrestling shoes in college. 

“But yeah, I think it’s great. He’s done a lot of things: he was the flyweight champion, the bantamweight champion, and he’s an Olympic gold medalist. How can you not give him what he wants?”

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UFC Fight Night Card

Here is the full card for UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Emmett according to the official UFC website on Saturday 18th June 2022:

Prelims

  • Roman Dolidze (185.5) vs Kyle Daukaus (185.5) – Middleweight Bout
  • Phil Hawes (185) vs Deron Winn (186) – Middleweight Bout
  • Eddie Wineland (135) vs Cody Stamann (135.5) – Bantamweight Bout
  • Maria Oliveira (115) vs Gloria de Paula (115) – Women’s Strawweight Bout
  • Ricardo Ramos (146) vs Danny Chavez (145) – Featherweight Bout
  • Court McGee (170) vs Jeremiah Wells (171) – Welterweight Bout
  • Jasmine Jasudavicius (124.75) vs Natalia Silva (125.5) – Women’s Flyweight Bout
  • Adrian Yanez (135.5) vs Tony Kelley (137.5)* – Bantamweight Bout

Main Card

  • Julian Marquez (185.5) vs Gregory Rodrigues (185.5) – Middleweight Bout
  • Damir Ismagulov (155) vs Guram Kutateladze (155.5) – Lightweight Bout
  • Joaquin Buckley (184) vs Albert Duraev (185.5) – Middleweight Bout
  • Tim Means (170.5) vs Kevin Holland (170) – Welterweight Bout
  • Donald Cerrone (155) vs Joe Lauzon (154.75) – Co-Main Event Lightweight Bout
  • Calvin Kattar (146) vs Josh Emmett (145.5) – Main Event Featherweight Bout

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