Henry Cejudo spent title defense against compatriot Dominic Cruz for the UFC 249 in Jacksonville (United States). The meeting took place at Bantamweight. Cejudo wins by TKO in the second round.
In the second round, Cruz missed a knee strike from the champion, then Cejudo rushed to kill the opponent. Cejudo beat being on the canvas of the opponent, and the referee decided to stop the fight.