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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...
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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

Cat Zingano draws Amanda Nunes for UFC 178 return bout

A couple of days ago, UFC officials announced that Dominick Cruz would be making his return to the octagon after an extended layoff to take on Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178. Earlier today, Yahoo! Sports writer Kevin Iole confirmed that Cat Zingano will also be making her return at the very same event on September 27th in Las Vegas against ‘The Lioness’ herself, Amanda Nunes. It’ll...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Out of UFC 169 Bout, Relinquishes UFC Bantamweight Title

Dominick Cruz is a fighter who is not only cursed by the injury bug, but now seems to be eternally trapped by it. Up until a few years ago, Cruz was one of the better pound-for-pound fighters in MMA and was doing a great part to help establish UFC‘s bantamweight division while being its champion. All of that ended today. Dana White made the announcement today on ESPN SportsCenter...
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January 06, 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...
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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...
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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

Time for UFC to End the interim title fights

Dominick Cruz will miss his UFC 148 fight with Urijah Faber and could miss up to a year with a torn ACL. Dana White has announced that the UFC will create another interim title while Cruz is gone, once again wasting our time with a phantom title which in the end will render meaningless anyway. Related posts: UFC CEO Announces Four Big Fights On Twitter The Ten Biggest UFC Fights...
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May 10, 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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