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T.J. Dillashaw wants to face former champion Dominick Cruz next

T.J. Dillashaw's second win over Renan Barao on Saturday night has not only defined him as the best bantamweight fighter in the world, but he also effectively eliminated the Brazilian from title contention so long as he's still champion. The two wins -- the second more brutal than the first -- now put Barao in Dillashaw's rear view mirror and he's looking towards his next challenge...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Suffers Yet Another ACL Injury

Dominick Cruz has suffered his very own ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ after suffering yet another ACL injury that will again leave him out of action for an indefinite period of time. Cruz revealed the heart-breaking news on Facebook, revealing that this time the damage came to his supposedly ‘good’ knee. “It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another ACL...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Hurt Again, Now Out with Right ACL Knee Injury

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (pictured) just can’t catch a break on the injury front. After finally ending his three-year hiatus due to various wounds, which forced the UFC to strip him of his 135-pound crown, Cruz announced Monday via Facebook that he has suffered an ACL injury to his right knee. “It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz suffers another ACL injury, timeline for return unknown

Following a triumphant comeback to the UFC in September, former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is headed back to the injury list after suffering another knee injury. Cruz stated via Facebook on Monday that his right knee -- the opposite knee that already had double ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery -- now has an ACL injury as well. The former champion sat out for almost...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Fight Alert: Cruz ‘dominates’ Mizugaki in his long awaited return

When Dominick Cruz returned to the octagon this past Saturday night it was nearly three years to the day since we last saw him dominate then bantamweight #1 contender Demetrious Johnson for 25 full minutes. A lot has changed since that night. The bout headlined a free T.V. card on a channel once name as Versus, which has now been rebranded as NBCSN and is the home to WSOF. The man...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Rekindles Old Feud With Team Alpha Male

Dominick Cruz returned from a three-year injury layoff to claim a spectacular first round TKO victory over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Saturday night, and then rekindled an old feud with the Team Alpha Male fight camp. Following his 61 second destruction of Mizugaki, Cruz stated in his post-fight interview that, “Nothing’s changed. I’m just looking forward to beating up more...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Earns Title Fight with Champ TJ Dillashaw After UFC 178 Win

It took former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (pictured) 1,091 days to get back in the cage after suffering various injuries. It took Cruz all of 61 seconds to earn a chance to reclaim his throne. After viciously disposing of Takeya Mizugaki on Saturday at UFC 178, Cruz was granted next dibs at champion T.J. Dillashaw’s crown. UFC president Dana White made the announcement...
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz UFC 178 Comeback (Videos)

After a three year layoff with career threatening injuries, former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will finally make his comeback this Saturday night against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178. Prior to his knee surgery woes Cruz was considered one of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, but for now just the fact that he’s able to compete again is a blessing given...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz: UFC’s Forgotten Man

How is it possible for a former UFC champion who has only lost once in 20 professional fights to find himself on UFC 178‘s under card? Out of sight, out of mind, would be the simplest answer. Saturday will mark exactly four days shy of three years since the last time now-former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz (pictured) took center stage. He hasn’t been seen since defending...
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Injured Again, Forced Out Of Barao Fight

In what can’t really be called breaking news, but another continuance, UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz injured again, and was forced by Zuffa to vacate the title. Cruz, who has been out of action with different injuries, one of which was a brutally torn ACL, hasn’t fought inside of the octagon since October of 2011. [RELATED: VIDEO: Anderson Silva Breaks Leg At UFC 168...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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