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Cejudo will make pro debut in March

Updated: February 21, 2013, 2:28 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

Henry Cejudo, the youngest American wrestler to win gold at the Olympics, has officially embarked on the next stage of his athletic career.

Five years removed from a triumphant run at the Beijing Games, Cejudo, 26, will compete in mixed martial arts for the first time this March as a bantamweight.

Following his pro debut March 2 in Tucson, Ariz., Cejudo has agreed to a multifight agreement with California-based Gladiator Challenge. The first fight on that deal, announced Thursday, ...

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