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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 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...

Jan 7, 2014 9:09 am

Dominick Cruz removed from BJPENN.com rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis It was announced yesterday that bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz had suffered a groin tear and would have to withdraw from his bout with interim champion Renan Barao as well as vacate his bantamweight title. The long anticipated return of Cruz was slated for February 1st in New Jersey. Now with Cruz leaving...

Dec 4, 2013 8:08 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz Rehab Training

UFC Bantamweight Champion, Dominick Cruz, is recovering from his 2nd ACL surgery at Sport Science Lab in San Juan Capistrano, CA with Gavin MacMillan and Sazi Guthrie. October 21, 2013

Nov 22, 2013 7:33 am

Dominick Cruz Responds To Tito Ortiz Twitter Spat

We failed to cover the latest in Tito Ortiz tweets when he called out UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Mostly because we can’t cover all the crazy that is Tito all the time. However, now that the ‘Dominator’ has addressed it publicly we will catch you guys up. It all started with an interview the...

Nov 4, 2013 10:38 am

‘Cage Rust’ Not A Concern For Dominick Cruz

“I feel that cage rust is something that’s brought up to give odds makers something to bet on. I think you can work it completely out of your system as long as you’re in training camp and training correctly. The biggest part about ring rust is the mental part. I think a lot of that...

Sep 24, 2013 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I know I can beat Renan Barao’

“I’m a mixed martial artist. I can fight with him anywhere. I look at it as a chess match, literally. Renan Barao plays chess when he’s in there. I play chess when I’m there. The most impressive part about Barao is the way that he mixes things up. He’s constantly shooting, kneeing up the middle,...

Aug 10, 2013 12:20 pm

VIDEO: Dominick Cruz Believes He Deserves Title Shot Upon Return

“It’s very important I don’t overstep my boundaries with those eight weeks,” Cruz said on Inside MMA. “I’m only looking eight weeks ahead. I’m not looking seven months ahead. I have to be real with myself. I have to be real with everybody. I can’t come back too soon. I’ve already had double-ACL surgery. This...

Jun 24, 2013 9:37 am

Dominick Cruz: Faber Nothing More Than A Contender

“I’m one of two people to ever keep Faber from becoming a UFC champion. He will forever be known as the former WEC champion. He will always be a number one contender and never anything more.” Absentee UFC bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, has apparently not let go of his longtime feud with Urijah Faber. In...

Jan 8, 2018 7:44 pm

Jimmie Rivera Moving on From Moraes Matchup, Wants Cruz Fight Re-booked

To say the least, it’s been an unfortunate way to end a year if you’re Jimmie Rivera. When everything was all announced, he was supposed to take on the former Bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz at UFC 219. That is until Cruz was forced out with a broken arm, continuing his own bad luck. After that,...

Nov 12, 2017 3:53 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: “Cruz can suck it man. He’s the one who made me wait forever!”

T.J. Dillashaw reclaimed the UFC’s coveted bantamweight title by scoring a TKO victory over former teammate Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217. Following his thrilling victory over “No Love”, Dillashaw called out current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for a super fight. With that, Dillashaw is not convinced that “Mighty Mouse” will...

Jan 13, 2017 11:40 am

Cody Garbrandt wants to rematch Cruz, cut “snake” TJ Dillashaw’s head off

Cody Garbrandt hasn’t been quiet since he stole the UFC bantamweight title from Dominick Cruz in late December. In the moments after his bantamweight title win, Garbrandt surprised by suggesting he’d like to give Cruz an immediate rematch. Shortly thereafter, he made waves by telling MMA reporter Ariel Helwani that he was interested in a...

Dec 27, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Enter the lives of Nunes, Rousey, Cruz and Garbrandt with UFC 207 Countdown

The UFC will close out a thrilling 2016 with UFC 207, a rare Friday night card in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight, as reigning champion Amanda Nunes battles returning former champion Ronda Rousey. The bout will mark Nunes’ first defense as champion since she wrested...

Jun 5, 2016 10:52 am

Pros react to Cruz’s impressive victory over Faber

Dominick Cruz scored an impressive unanimous decision victory over bitter rival Urijah Faber in the co-main event of yesterday’s UFC 199 fight card in Los Angeles. Cruz was able to utilize his excellent footwork and head movement to frustrate Faber for the majority of the fight. “The Dominator” dropped Urijah in the bouts second-round but...

Jun 2, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber & Dominik Cruz go at it during UFC 199 press conference

On Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have a chance to finally put an end to their rivalry nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner in 2007. With Cruz’s UFC bantamweight championship on the line, and many believing that this could be...

May 1, 2016 7:58 am

Cruz responds to DJ’s request for a super-fight

Following his impressive first-round TKO victory over the previously undefeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson stated the he was very interested in doing a “super-fight” with current bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz. “The Dominator” and “Mighty Mouse” have already fought once under the UFC banner, with Cruz earning a five-round...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Jan 21, 2016 8:11 am

WATCH! Cruz responds to “stupid” Faber’s callout

After his ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ win over TJ Dillashaw this past Sunday, where Dominick Cruz reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship, he found himself being called out by none other than his nemesis Urijah Faber. Some expected Faber to fight Dillashaw in order to settle their grudge match, with the winner fighting Cruz for the...

Jan 19, 2016 12:09 pm

Faber and Cruz have been talking trash via text messages for years

Urijah Faber has been jockeying for a trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz since ‘The Dominator’ reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship from TJ Dillashaw this past Sunday in Boston. Following the bout, Faber spoke to media members to discuss a potential trilogy fight with Cruz, where he revealed that the pair have been exchanging heated words...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 19, 2016 8:05 am

Cruz responds to potential Mighty Mouse superfight

Following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ win over TJ Dillashaw, a lot of doors opened for newly crowned bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz could have a rematch with former champion TJ Dillashaw, accept Urijah Faber’s callout, or even accept a superfight with flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, whose coach called Cruz out on Facebook. Cruz responded...

Jan 19, 2016 7:57 am

Demetrious Johnson’s coach hints at potential superfight rematch with Cruz

Following Dominick Cruz’s successful return to the Octagon Sunday night in Boston where he reclaimed his UFC bantamweight strap, he found himself on the receiving end of some callouts. In addition to being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber, Demetrious Johnson’s coach Matt Hume posted on Facebook about a potential superfight between Cruz and flyweight...