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Head-2-Head: Can Dominick Cruz overcome a 3 year layoff?

Cruz vs. Mizugaki headlines the UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso prelims live on FOX Sports 1 Saturday night kicking off at 8p ET.  
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz: "I'm still the best bantamweight in the world"

The last time Dominick Cruz fought in the UFC, the promotion hadn't debuted on FOX television yet. Neither the women's nor flyweight divisions had been created.  Anderson Silva was still king of the mountain and T.J. Dillashaw wasn't even a UFC fighter. Three years is a long time to be away from any sport, but for Cruz it was a crippling experience both personally and...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix International Raceway to Sponsor Former UFC Champion Dominick Cruz in Fight Sept. 27

Former UFC® bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will return to the Octagon on Saturday, Sept. 27, and he will do so with the backing of Phoenix International Raceway. Cruz, who served as the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the March 2012 SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™, will wear shorts adorned with the PIR logo during the fight. Cruz’s 2012 race appearance and the fight sponsorship are...

An in-depth look at Dillashaw versus Barao II

Before UFC 173 we heard plenty of Joe Rogan calling Renan Barao a “Monster,” and how Barao was in the discussion with Jon Jones and Barao’s Nova Uniao teammate Jose Aldo as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. They were valid points. Barao had destroyed most of his opponents, including three straight title defenses via a stoppage with two TKO’s and a submission. Those...
Via Fight Booth
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178: So far so good

On the heels of what may have been one of the most memorable fight cards in UFC, scratch that, MMA history, the biggest fight organization in the world has decided to follow that up by stacking the UFC 178 fight card with big rematches, bigger comebacks and bad blood. Though UFC 178 is still a couple months away on September 27, it is already turning out to be a card with many intriguing...
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dominick Cruz rule

October 1, 2013 marked exactly two years since UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz stepped foot in the Octagon for a title defense. On that night 24 months ago, Cruz beat future flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson by unanimous decision to retain his belt in his second successful title defense since moving to the UFC from the WEC. Unfortunately while preparing for a fight...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz opens up, talks about possibly returning in 2014.

Dominick Cruz will be out for almost two years by the time he comes back from his multiple knee surgeries. In sports, that’s a long, long time. In MMA, that may as well be forever. But Dominick remains the UFC bantamweight champ, a title he’s held since coming over to the UFC with the WEC belt. If all goes well, and his knee doesn’t slowly turn into a zombie, it looks like...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Posts Picture of Knee Following Surgery

The good news for reigning UFC bantamweight king Dominick Cruz, he underwent successful surgery to repair the torn ACL in his left knee. The bad news for “The Dominator,” Wednesday’s operation could have him sidelined for as long as 6-to-9 months. Cruz hasn’t defended his throne since posting a unanimous decision win over Demetrious Johnson in October 2011. The 26-year...
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz ‘has done a phenomenal job’ and will stay on as TUF 15 coach

In case you were abducted by aliens or drank too much last weekend and don’t remember what happened on Monday, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz blew out his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), forcing him to withdraw from his upcoming UFC 148 title defense against arch nemesis and opposing Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15: “Live” coach Urijah...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz tears ACL

A rumor has surfaced that Dominick Cruz has torn his ACL and will not be fighting Urijia Faber. The story is first reported by and they stated he is most likely out of the bout. A standard ACL rehab will take 7 to 9 months and with 3 month training camp, Cruz could be [...]
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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