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T.J. Dillashaw on Dominick Cruz: 'I'd be happy to put him back in retirement'

T.J. Dillashaw didn't appreciate Dominick Cruz's words very much. Cruz, the former UFC bantamweight champion, won his return fight against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Saturday night by first-round TKO. Afterward, Cruz said he wanted a title shot against current champ Dillashaw, referring to him and his Team Alpha Male training partners as "Alpha Fails." "...
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Next Fights for Dominick Cruz and Conor McGregor?

A number of things were proven and a number of fighters established themselves as title contenders at UFC 178. Perhaps the two fighters that shone the most at the event were Dominick Cruz and Conor McGregor, who each finished their fights quickly and dominantly and won themselve Performance of the Night bonuses in the process. We at Fight of the Night have decided to explore what...
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Conor, Cruz, Cat, Cowboy, Romero and Kennedy shine at UFC 178

It was one of the most anticipated cards of the year and that remained true even after it lost the original main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. The card delivered on the hype with Conor McGregor leading the way. While Cowboy Cerrone, Cat Zingano and Dominick Cruz did all they could to steal the night away from him. While Yoel Romero, Tim Kennedy and a stool tried to...
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2 days ago  |  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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2 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz Destroys Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 (Video Highlights)

Dominick Cruz (pictured) was out of action for 1,091 days nursing various injuries. In a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately sport like MMA, it’s easy for fans to forget how good the former UFC bantamweight champion was. Cruz reminded them in emphatic fashion on Saturday at UFC 178. Unfortunately for Takeya Mizugaki, he found himself on the wrong end of the highlight reel footage...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz TKO’s Takeya Mizugaki in The First round at UFC 178 (GIF)

In his first fight in over three years, former UFC bantamweight champion looked like he hasn’t lost a step during his absence at UFC 178. Cruz dominated Mizugaki from the opening bell, and delivered a vicious TKO via punches. H/T to @internetican for the GIF as always. The post Dominick Cruz TKO’s Takeya Mizugaki in The First round at UFC 178 (GIF) appeared first on Total Sports Blog.
Via Total Sports Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz TKO’s Takeya Mizugaki In 61 Seconds At UFC 178

Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is back in a big way, taking a tough opponent in Takeya Mizugaki out in just 61 seconds tonight at UFC 178. Round One: Cruz moving as fluidly as ever to start his comeback fight, missing a few early strikes from Mizugaki. Cruz lands a right hand and lands a powerful takedown. Mizugaki scrambles to get back up, but Cruz lands punches as...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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