SdCNHA Heroes – Henry Cejudo and Frankie Sanchez


They said he couldn’t do it, some doubted him and he proved them wrong by becoming a world champion….TWICE.
Join the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area as we host UFC World Flyweight Champion and US Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo for an inspirational and motivational speech. Doors will open at Alamosa High School Gym at 5:30. Seating is a first come, first serve. Entry cost at door. Youth and college IDs are FREE. Adults $5 (cash only)and all proceeds go to SdCNHA Scholarship Program. Cejudo’s cornerman, Frankie Sanchez, who has close family ties to the heritage area, will also be speaking.
Henry Cejudo wins the UFC World Title Aug 4th, 2018–ten years after he takes home Olympic Gold

Rolling Stone published a great article about Henry’s journey as a the son of immigrants to taking home the gold….

Henry Cejudo: UFC’s Immigrant Son Fights for the American Dream

Frankie Sanchez and Henry Cejudo have been training together for a decade. Here is some video footage from the beginning of their journey together.

SdCNHA will be giving out 5 special awards as well!

Stay tuned for more info to come!

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