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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...

Sep 8, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz Attends Mike Chandler’s Wedding

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz attended the wedding of Mike Chandler, and his wife Brie this past weekend. Check it out: “So happy for these two lovebirds @[email protected] …love being here to witness the beginning of this powerful relationship. #MeettheChandlers”

Jul 23, 2014 10:47 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I’m just as good now, as I ever was’

“It’s a big challenge for me. I’m up for it and I’m excited for it, but after feeling my body in that five-round camp, realized I need to take my time in this camp because that’s the hard part. The fight itself is literally the easy part. That’s the fun part for me. That’s why...

Jul 10, 2014 12:39 pm

Dominick Cruz Has Lost Millions Over Course Of Inactivity

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has undoubtedly had one of the worst runs of luck in Mixed Martial Arts. Despite his frequent analyst gig at FOX, the California resident hasn’t seen a good payday in the past three-years. According to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer report, Cruz has lost millions of dollars in income while...

Jul 8, 2014 6:59 pm

Dominick Cruz Set To Make Return At UFC 178

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his UFC return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Cruz is coming off a nearly three year absence from the Octagon, which was due to two torn ACL’s. Mizugaki will be riding a five fight win streak into the bout, including wins over Bryan Caraway...

Jul 7, 2014 2:11 pm

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz And TJ Dillashaw Face Off At UFC Expo

Dominick Cruz, who was stripped of his bantamweight belt last year, had a staredown with TJ Dillashaw at the UFC Fan Expo this past weekend in what was surely a tense moment. When Dominick Cruz comes back healthy, you can surely expect to see these two superstars collide in the cage should TJ Dillashaw defeat...

Jun 23, 2014 3:01 pm

STATIC Episode 4: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber

Several weeks ago it was announced that Jay-Z and Anderson Silva were bringing you a web series called Static that took an in depth look at the biggest rivalries in MMA. First was Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, next was Jason Miller vs. Nick Diaz, then was Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, and now is...

Jun 8, 2014 2:55 pm

Dominick Cruz: Henderson “Broke” Khabilov

Former UFC bantamweight champ, Dominick Cruz broke down last night’s main event on FOX Sports 1. “It was a competitive fight from the start. You could see Henderson was making it awkward for Khabilov. Benson knew he had to stay composed and got back to his feet every time he was taken down by Khabilov....

Jun 4, 2014 9:55 am

PHOTO | BJ Penn Brings In Dominick Cruz In Prep For Edgar Bout

With his return to Mixed Martial Arts action just around the corner, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has brought in, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, to help him prepare for his July 6 bout against Frankie Edgar. ‘Dom’ took to twitter with the following endorsement: Why come to Hilo to vacation, when u can fight...

May 30, 2014 5:07 am

Champ Dillashaw Emulated Dominick Cruz for Barao Fight

Despite the rivalry between Urijah Faber and former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz, new champ T.J. Dillashaw looked to emulate the former champ in his fight with Barao. One could certainly see the similarities on Saturday night when Dillashaw unleashed a wide array of punches and kicks at a high pace with a significant amount...

May 12, 2014 2:35 pm

Dominick Cruz: ‘We can all learn from Conor McGregor’

“Really, it’s just like anything else. You hear what other people say and you take other people’s constructive criticism, and add it to what you do until people like hearing what you have to say. And they either like it or they don’t. Everybody likes hearing what Conor McGregor has to say. It’s funny, he’s...

Mar 12, 2014 8:49 am

Injured Dominick Cruz Back To Training

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is finally training again! Bellator lightweight Michael Chandler made the announcement this week, stating that his Alliance MMA teammate was “doing good” while trying to do some light workouts in the midst of rehabbing his injured groin. “He’s back in the gym this week. He’s not full sparring, but...