571 Search Results for dominick cruz

Nov 19, 2015 10:11 am

Cruz: “Sad” Ludwig is living through Dillashaw

While the dust settles from the UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight from UFC 193, the men fighting for the title in the 135-pound division on Jan. 17 look to build up the fight. Appearing on 98.5 The Sports Hub, champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz traded verbal shots at each other. Cruz brought...

Oct 22, 2015 7:52 am

Sonnen: Dillashaw’s a ‘chump’, will lose to Cruz

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen does not believe that current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw will be cashing any checks from training at the new ‘Elevation Fight Team’ gym in Denver. “The American Gangster” made the statement on his Podcast: “T.J. left under the guise that he was going to be paid to train,” Sonnen...

Oct 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Cruz to Dillashaw: I’m out for 4 years and I’m STILL going to beat you

Dominick Cruz has only stepped foot in the octagon once within the last four years thanks to a pair of ACL injuries that has kept him on the sidelines. Before suffering the injury, Cruz defended his championship against Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber and established himself as a dominant champion in a short amount of...

Oct 12, 2015 12:37 pm

Lineker: I could KO Dillashaw Or Cruz

Former UFC flyweight contender John “Hands of Stone” Lineker (26-7 MMA) returned to the promotions bantamweight division at last month’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas, where he scored a first-round submission victory over Francisco Rivera. The win marked Lineker’s third victory in a row and earned him a $50k “Fight of the night” bonus. Lineker, who earned...

Oct 8, 2015 9:10 am

Cruz: ‘Dillashaw Is Walking Right Into My Trap’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be stepping back into the octagon to face current champ TJ Dillashaw after being out for quite some time. Still, Cruz is confident in his skills and finds it funny that Dillashaw thinks he’s figured him out. Actually, the 135 pound fighter says there are things he does...

Oct 3, 2015 10:58 am

Cruz: ‘Rashad Evans Will Benefit From Long Layoff’

According to fellow UFC fighter and analyst, Dominick Cruz, former UFC champ Rashad Evans will benefit from his long layoff in his fight against Ryan Bader at UFC 192. Cruz told MMAFighting that because Evans is a vet and has all the experience and knowledge that he already has, the long lay off could really...

Sep 30, 2015 12:19 am

Faber vs. Cruz or Faber vs. McGregor –– Which War Of The Words Is Better?

The current season of The Ultimate Fighter seems to be a pretty big hit amongst fans. The fights have been pretty entertaining so far and the coaches, Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber have brought a whole new level of entertainment with their back and forth banter. If you ask viewers, it would probably be the...

Sep 16, 2015 2:20 pm

After Cruz, Dillashaw Wants Super Fight With ‘Mighty Mouse’

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is set to face off with former champ Dominick Cruz in January, a highly anticipated fight that’s been a longtime in the making. There’s plenty of story with this fight, especially with Cruz’s rivalry with Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber, Dillashaw’s teammate. Plus all the talk about Dillashaw having a...

Aug 30, 2015 8:01 pm

BEEF! Dillashaw and Cruz go at it on Twitter!

Dominick Cruz is the challenger who never truly lost his championship. The bantamweight tore through his competition in World Extreme Cagefighting before before graduating to the octagon where he handily defeated Urijah Faber in his debut fight. “The Domin8r” would defend his championship one last time against Demetrious Johnson before getting stripped due to inactivity...

Aug 27, 2015 7:58 am

Dillshaw And Cruz Exchange In Verbal Warfare

This is one of those fights that just has to happen, no questions asked, just book the fight asap. UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former champ Dominick Cruz have been circling each other for a while and now is the time. After Dillashaw’s complete domination of Renan Barao at UFC on FOX 16, it...

Aug 4, 2015 7:30 am

Dillashaw: ‘Cruz Thinks He’s Conor McGregor’

“He’s acting like Conor McGregor right now is what I really think. He’s just talking a bunch of nonsense, he’s trying to stay relevant while being hurt. You know, he’s been out of the game for the last four years, I mean no one’s seen him fight, and all of a sudden he thinks he’s...

Jul 28, 2015 7:35 am

Cruz: ‘Dillashaw’s A Wannabe, I’m The Best In The World’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been in the media a lot since this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16. TJ Dillashaw put on a dominating performance and finished former champ Renan Barao, again. Since then fans and media have begun talking about a fight between Cruz and Dillashaw, pointing to a scrap between...

Jul 27, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Bang’: Dillashaw KOs Cruz Inside 2 Rounds!

TJ Dillashaw has proven he is a force to reckon with in the bantamweight division. The UFC champion has now successfully defended his title twice and the time may come to give Dominick Cruz, a man who never truly lost his title, his opportunity. If that day comes, Dillashaw’s striking coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig believes...

Jul 26, 2015 9:42 am

White: ‘Cruz could be next for Dillashaw IF he can stay healthy’

With Renan Barao out of the picture, it seems the stage has been set for TJ Dillashaw to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Dominick Cruz. Dana White believes the fight makes sense as long as Cruz can stay healthy. Cruz has had a bad history with injuries keeping him from staying active. After defending...

Jun 2, 2015 5:59 am

Faber: ‘Cruz And Barao Trilogy Fights Would Take Me To 135’

Urijah Faber moved to featherweight to take on Frankie Edgar in a losing effort. The California Kid talked on The MMA Hour this week about that fight as well as whats in the future for the MMA vet. He is unsure yet where his next fight will take place, as far as weight class. Here’s...

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Cruz and Bisping Breakdown UFC 187’s Belfort vs. Weidman Bout

Dominick Cruz and Michael Bisping discuss Chris Weidman’s Middleweight title defense vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 187. Also featured on the PPV will be a bout to decide the fate of the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Title between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All...

Mar 20, 2015 5:29 pm

Cruz Says 2015 Return “Realistic”

“Is it realistic [to fight before 2015 ends]? I believe it is. Am I going to say that I’m going to do it? I’m only two months into rehab and I need wait a little bit longer before I make a statement like that because right now I’m in the portion where I need the...

Mar 18, 2015 3:36 pm

Cruz To Esparza — ‘Welcome to the Big Leagues’

“I understand what she’s saying, but she needs to understand: Welcome to the big leagues. From this, she’s going to grow and become a better fighter… Don’t count her out. But she does need to figure out a way to become more mentally tough through those situations.” “These are all things that hit you right...