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Oct 1, 2015 10:02 am

Dominick Cruz Breaks Down Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is scheduled to make his long overdue return to the octagon to face current champ TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 81, is also a respected analyst, working on UFC on FOX. Cruz put on his analyst hat during a recent stop by MMAJunkie Radio and gave an in-depth...

Sep 8, 2015 2:39 pm

Dillashaw: ‘I’ll Finish Dominick Cruz Faster Than I Finished Barao’

  Current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been tied to former champ Dominick Cruz for a while now. Cruz has had several fights with Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber, teammate of Dillashaw and has since been compared to Cruz for having similar styles. There is no question that currently, Dillashaw vs. Cruz is the...

Sep 3, 2015 6:20 pm

Urijah Faber prefers Conor McGregor over Dominick Cruz

Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber coached on two different seasons of The Ultimate Fighter and knows exactly who he enjoyed coaching opposite of between Dominick Cruz and Conor McGregor. ‘The California Kid’ said it was way more fun doing it with McGregor because his long time rival Cruz lacked in a lot of the areas...

Aug 28, 2015 4:14 pm

Demetrious Johnson Credits Dominick Cruz For Flyweight Success

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will take on John Dodson in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 191. In their first fight Dodson dropped Johnson but ultimately lost a decision. It was just another win in a long streak of victories for the champ, dating all the way back to his last loss, to Dominick...

Jul 29, 2015 2:45 pm

‘Killashaw’ Goes Off!––’Dominick Cruz hits like a little b*tch’

The UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw blew people away with his dominating performance over former champ Renan Barao at UFC on FOX 16. He controlled the fight from the start to the fourth round finish, where he had Barao up against the cage and began unleashing furious punches until the referee stopped it. Ever since...

Jul 29, 2015 10:28 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I Could Be Duane Ludwig’s Coach’

The talking has started and seems to only be getting more and more volatile between current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz went on The MMA Hour and completely unloaded on Dillashaw’s striking coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig. Check it out! “Duane Ludwig is the same guy who told (Joseph) Benavidez,...

Jul 26, 2015 5:35 am

TJ Dillashaw Eyeing Dominick Cruz for Next Fight

After such a decisive finish of Renan Barao at ‘UFC on FOX 16’, UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw is eyeing Dominick Cruz as his next challenger. Dominick Cruz made a triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178 in 2014 after being forced to sit on the sidelines for three years due to an ACL...

Jul 23, 2015 12:31 pm

Dominick Cruz Ready To Reclaim His Belt, Eyes Year End Return

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (20-1 MMA) returned to action for the first time since October of 2011 this past September at UFC 178, where he earned an impressive knockout victory over Takeya Mizugaki in just 61-seconds. Unfortunately for “The Dominator”, who has been plagued by injuries since he made the transition from the...

Jul 20, 2015 5:04 pm

Dominick Cruz Gives Timetable for Return to UFC

Dominick Cruz has suffered an unfortunate series of events that has forced him to sit on the sidelines far too many times, for far too long. WEC was absorbed by the UFC in 2011 and Cruz was brought into the promotion as their first bantamweight champion. He successfully defended his championship twice before suffering a...

Jul 12, 2015 11:12 am

Dominick Cruz Was Spot on in his McGregor/Mendes Prediction

Conor McGregor walked into the octagon as the slight underdog at UFC 189 an walked out with gold slung over his shoulder. Chad Mendes proved to be a worthy opponent on Saturday evening by constantly putting McGregor on his back with takedowns throughout the fight. McGregor was repeatedly able to get back to his feet,...

Apr 20, 2015 12:45 pm

VIDEO! Dominick Cruz Gets The ‘Thug Life’ Treatment

Dominick Cruz is known for being a shifty guy on his feet. Check out this video posted by Cruz himself. Dont you dare TOUCH ME! RT @AlexFinnane: @TheDomin8r pic.twitter.com/cLQCTamHXR — Dominick Cruz (@TheDomin8r) April 20, 2015 By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630

Apr 14, 2015 9:41 am

Dominick Cruz on the Path to Recovery

Dominick Cruz came back to the octagon in September and knocked out Takeya Mizugaki in devestating fashion on Fox Sports 1. After trying to lobby for a title shot, the former champion suffered another ACL tear. Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is slowly recovering from his torn ACL injury. Check him out rehabilitating his...

Mar 22, 2015 1:22 pm

Dominick Cruz Wants To Show Dillashaw That ‘He Was Never The Best’

Dominick Cruz wants his belt back in a bad way. The former UFC bantamweight champion, who never actually lost his belt, has been sidelined for much of the past several years with multiple injuries. Cruz suffered his latest injury in December after coming back from three years off to knock-out top ranked fighter Takeya Mizugaki...

Jan 26, 2015 7:46 pm

Dominick Cruz Undergoes Successful ACL Surgery, Out At Least 9 Months

At the end of last year Dominick Cruz made a successful return to the UFC after being sidelined for nearly 3 years with 2 torn ACL’s and a torn groin muscle. Cruz fought Takeya Mizugaki, and dismantled him in just 61 seconds, earning himself a shot at TJ Dillashaw’s bantamweight title. Plans for the bout...

Dec 24, 2014 5:10 am

Dominick Cruz confident in 2015 return

Earlier this week, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took to his Facebook fan page to reveal the tragic news that he had suffered yet another knee injury which will require surgery. While obviously disappointed by the injury, “The Dominator” is still confident that he can recover from this his third ACL surgery and return...

Dec 23, 2014 12:25 pm

Pros React To Dominick Cruz’s Latest ACL Injury

Yesterday we learned the unfortunate news that Dominick Cruz was injured, yet again. It’s an injury that will force the fan-favorite fighter on the shelf for another extended layoff. The MMA world, reacted in support: It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another ACL injury. This time it’s in the right knee,…...

Dec 22, 2014 1:29 pm

BREAKING: Dominick Cruz Tears ACL, No Timetable For Return

Today, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz announced via his Facebook page that he has torn his ACL, this time in his right knee. Post by Dominick Cruz. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) We would like to wish Dominick Cruz the best in this difficult time, and hope to see him back in the...

Dec 15, 2014 8:05 pm

Jose Aldo and Dominick Cruz set to host UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-in Q&A

The UFC has officially announced a date, time, and venue for the UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins in Brazil, this Friday. The doors will open at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil at 8 a.m. PT, at 8:15 a.m. Octagon girls Camila Oliveira, Jenny Andrade, Luciana Andrade, Dominick Cruz, and several Brazilian...

Dec 11, 2014 1:12 pm

Dillashaw: ‘I know the weaknesses in Dominick Cruz’s game’

“Of course that I absorbed a little of what he does and transformed this in my own way of doing. You can’t copy exactly what he does, you have to develop your own style. But, yes, I studied him a lot and I needed to be him while training with Urijah. I also know the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:39 am

Dominick Cruz Weighs In on “Stool Gate”

UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and Inside MMA hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten weigh in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the...

Sep 28, 2014 10:41 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To The Return Of Dominick Cruz

Last night in the main event of the prelims of UFC 178, Dominick Cruz returned from nearly a three-year long layoff to defeat Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. Below is a list of the best reactions from UFC fighters regarding the return of Cruz. FUCK YESSSS @TheDomin8r THE CHAMP IS HEEERE!! #UFC178 — Rowdy...

Sep 28, 2014 8:19 am

REPLAY! Dominick Cruz Slams Urijah Faber, Tells Him To Sit Down

Last night Dominick Cruz returned from a nearly 3-year long absence from the Octagon in dominant fashion to destroy Takeya Mizugaki in 61 seconds. Cruz said in his post-fight speech that he was looking forward to beating up “Alpha Fails”. An insult directed at Urijah Faber’s “Team Alpha Male”. Cruz continued his trash talk at...

Sep 27, 2014 10:22 pm

REPLAY! Watch Dominick Cruz Post-Fight Speech

In case you missed the triumphant return of Dominick Cruz earlier tonight at the UFC 178 prelims, you can rewatch Cruz post-fight speech, and Cruz calling out Team ‘Alpha Fail’ below.

Sep 26, 2014 11:08 am

Dominick Cruz Says Rankings Never Mattered

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz believes that rankings never mattered, and that you can listen to where the media ranks you. Cruz returns to the Octagon tomorrow night as the headlining fight on the preliminary card against Takeya Mizugaki.

Sep 24, 2014 4:30 am

Dominick Cruz Discusses His Comeback

The remarkable comeback story of former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who after a nearly three year absence is primed to make up for lost time inside the Octagon.

Sep 22, 2014 12:20 pm

Dominick Cruz Still Believes He’s The Best 135er In The World

This Saturday at UFC 178, Dominick Cruz will return to the Octagon after a three year long absence to face Takeya Mizugaki. The bout will serve as the main event of the preliminary card, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and will give Cruz to make his case for why he deserves a shot at...