Found May 07, 2012 on MMA PRIME:
PLAYERS: Dominick Cruz
A rumor has surfaced that Dominick Cruz has torn his ACL and will not be fighting Urijia Faber. The story is first reported by Phytegurus.com 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 [...]
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