Magnus Cedenblad
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Retires from MMA
MiddleweightUFC
August 14, 2018
Cedenblad has retired from MMA, Damon Mattin of MMANYTT.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Cedenblad, a middleweight who is 4-2 in UFC, hasn't fought in nearly two years due to injuries. "As all of you know, I have been injured for a long time and I dont see any light at the end of the tunnel," Cedenblad stated on Instagram. "I feel like I need to move on and start a new chapter of my life, instead of holding on to a dream that is steadily fading." The 36-year-old calls it a career with a 14-5 record overall in MMA.
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Withdraws from UFC Stockholm
MiddleweightUFC
March 28, 2017
Cedenblad has withdrawn from his fight against Chris Camozzi at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden on May 28.
ANALYSIS
Cedenblad had been on a roll with four straight victories prior to a loss to Jack Marshman in November. The reason for his withdrawal is unknown at this time, but Trevor Smith is currently in line to step in as a replacement opponent for Camozzi.
Falls to 4-2 in the UFC
MiddleweightUFC
November 19, 2016
Cedenblad lost to Jack Marshman via TKO (punches) at 3:32 of round 2 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
ANALYSIS
After getting dropped in the first minute of the fight, Cedenblad recovered nicely and scored a takedown. From the top, he did good work and appears to wear out Marshman. However, in the second round, Marshman was much more in control. Late in the round, Cedenblad absorbed a hard three-punch combination that dropped him. From there, it was clear Cedenblad was done and the referee stopped the fight. This was the Swedish fighter's first loss since his UFC debut in 2012.
Magnus Cedenblad: Registers easy win in first fight since October 2014
MiddleweightUFC
May 8, 2016
Cedenblad defeated Garreth McLellan via TKO (strikes) at 0:47 of Round 2 at UFC Fight Night on Sunday in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
ANALYSIS
After dropping his UFC debut to Francis Carmont in April 2012, Cedenblad has now run off a streak of four straight wins. His outing on Sunday was his first fight in more than a year and a half, but the time away from the octagon certainly didn't impact his performance in any way. Cedenblad dominated on the feet, easily using his length to win every striking exchanging. The Swede's age (34) limits his ceiling somewhat, but he has shown enough to get a bit better opponent his next time out.