Dominick Cruz News
Chito Vera believes “total destruction” of Dominick Cruz could lead to title shot: “I really feel whoever gets the best win is going to jump all of them”
Susan Cox - June 28, 2022
Dominick Cruz responds to accusations that he’s ducking a fight with Chito Vera: “I don’t say no to fights”
Harry Kettle - May 31, 2022
T.J. Dillashaw slams Dominick Cruz over title shot comments: "Sounds like a salty c*nt"
Josh Evanoff - May 30, 2022
Marlon Vera tells Dominick Cruz to pick up his phone: “August 13, I retire you!”
Harry Kettle - May 26, 2022
Marlon Vera has once again called out Dominick Cruz by claiming he would ‘retire’ him if they fought later this summer. While he isn’t exactly everyone’s cup of tea from a personality standpoint, nobody can deny that Marlon Vera – also known as ‘Chito’ – is beginning to establish himself as a real contender in the bantamweight division. He’s currently riding a three-fight win streak with his last four wins all coming against notable names in the form of Sean O’Malley, Davey Grant, Frankie Edgar and Rob Font.
Dominick Cruz slams talk of T.J. Dillashaw getting a title shot next: "It's crazy"
Josh Evanoff - May 25, 2022
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz doesn’t want to see T.J. Dillashaw fighting for the belt next. The UFC’s bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is coming off a title defense at UFC 273 against Petr Yan last month. Following the win, ‘Funk Master’ was rumored for a showdown with either Jose Aldo or T.J. Dillashaw.
Marlon Vera calls out Dominick Cruz after former champion passed on the fight previously: "I'm ranked above you right now motherf*cker"
Josh Evanoff - May 2, 2022
UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Vera has an idea of who he wants to fight next. ‘Chito’ is aiming for a fight with former champion Dominick Cruz. Vera was last seen in action last Saturday night against Rob Font in the main event of UFC Vegas 53. The 29-year-old scored the biggest victory in his career, defeating the Boston-native via unanimous decision.
Dominick Cruz shares some career advice for Khamzat Chimaev: “If the leeches pull you away from the leadership what do we have?”
Susan Cox - April 28, 2022
Dominick Cruz is sharing some career advice for Khamzat Chimaev. Cruz, (24-3 MMA) is a former two-time UFC Bantamweight Champion who last fought in December of 2021 at UFC 269, defeating Pedro Munhoz (19-7 MMA).
Dominick Cruz names four fighters he’s interested in facing next, including rematching Henry Cejudo
Cole Shelton - April 27, 2022
Henry Cejudo reacts to Song Yadong’s callout of Dominick Cruz: “Just make sure to bring the beer and cigarettes!”
Fernando Quiles - March 13, 2022
Henry Cejudo has found a way to show how impressed he is by Song Yadong while also taking shots at Dominick Cruz. This past Saturday night (March 12), Yadong competed on the UFC Vegas 50 card. He went one-on-one with former title challenger Marlon Moraes. Yadong scored a first-round knockout win.
Following Petr Yan tweet, Dominick Cruz expresses interest in Jose Aldo matchup
Josh Evanoff - February 23, 2022
Dominick Cruz seemingly has an idea for a return to the cage, thanks in part to Petr Yan. ‘The Dominator’ would like to face former UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. In December, following Cruz’s victory over Pedro Munhoz, ‘No Mercy’ suggested that the former champion face Jose Aldo. The Brazilian moved down to 135-pounds in 2019 after a stint at featherweight that saw him claim WEC and UFC gold. Aldo is now currently riding a three-fight winning streak after losing to Yan at UFC 251.
Dominick Cruz expresses interest in “the old legacy fight that never happened” with Jose Aldo
Harry Kettle - December 29, 2021
Dominick Cruz has revealed that he would be interested in facing Jose Aldo after years of fans dubbing it a “dream fight”. Ever since their respectively dominant days in WEC, Dominick Cruz and Jose Aldo have been linked with a bout against one another. Cruz has been a consistent force at bantamweight whereas Aldo spent a lot of time as the featherweight king, before eventually moving down to 135 pounds alongside Cruz.
Henry Cejudo responds to callout from former opponent Dominick Cruz
Susan Cox - December 14, 2021
Henry Cejudo has responded after receiving a callout from his former opponent Dominick Cruz. Cejudo (16-2 MMA) and Cruz (24-3 MMA) previously collided at UFC 249 in May of 2020, with ‘Triple C’ successfully defending his bantamweight crown by way of a second round TKO.
Dominick Cruz open to Jose Aldo fight, but wants rematch with ‘little dork’ Henry Cejudo
Susan Cox - December 13, 2021
Dominick Cruz throws support behind former rival Cody Garbrandt: "I got nothing but faith in the guy"
Christopher Taylor - December 12, 2021
Dominick Cruz has thrown his support behind Cody Garbrandt, this after his former rival suffered another tough knockout loss at UFC 269. Cruz ( MMA) and Garbrandt (12-5 MMA) had previously collided for the promotions bantamweight title at UFC 207, with ‘No Love’ dethroning ‘The Dominator’ by way of a lopsided unanimous decision.
Pros react after Dominick Cruz defeats Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269
Chris Taylor - December 11, 2021
Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon at tonight’s UFC 269 event for a bout with Pedro Munhoz. Cruz (24-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since March’s UFC 259 event, where he had scored a split decision victory over Casey Kenney. The win had snapped a two-fight losing skid for ‘The Dominator’, as Cruz had suffered previous setbacks to Henry Cejudo and Cody Garbrandt respectively.
UFC 269 Results: Dominick Cruz defeats Pedro Munhoz (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - December 11, 2021
Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returns to the Octagon at tonight’s UFC 269 event for a bout with Pedro Munhoz. Cruz (23-3 MMA) returns for the first time since March’s UFC 259 event, where he scored a split decision victory over Casey Kenney. The win had snapped a two-fight losing skid for ‘The Dominator’, as Cruz had suffered previous setbacks to Henry Cejudo and Cody Garbrandt respectively.
Jon Anik weighs in on the rift between fellow UFC commentators Daniel Cormier and Dominick Cruz
Christopher Taylor - December 10, 2021
Jon Anik has weighed in on the recent rift between fellow UFC commentators Daniel Cormier and Dominick Cruz. Cruz (23-3 MMA), who is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 269 against Pedro Munhoz (19-6 MMA), took a shot at his broadcast partner in Cormier during Thursday’s media day session.
Dominick Cruz believes he should be talked about as a 'title contender' after UFC 269
Cole Shelton - December 10, 2021
Dana White reacts to Dominick Cruz’s comments about muting Daniel Cormier’s UFC commentary
Susan Cox - December 10, 2021
UFC President Dana White has reacted to Dominick Cruz suggesting that he mutes fellow colleague Daniel Cormier’s commentary work. Cruz (23-3 MMA), who is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 269 against Pedro Munhoz (19-6 MMA), took a shot at his broadcast partner Daniel Cormier during Thursday’s media day session.
Henry Cejudo roasts Dominick Cruz over his criticism of Daniel Cormier: “Even Keith Peterson can't save you from your boring ass commentary”
Harry Kettle - December 10, 2021
Henry Cejudo has come to the defence of Daniel Cormier after Dominick Cruz criticized the latter’s commentary work. While the focus for Dominick Cruz should be on his fight against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269 this weekend, he seems to have been sidetracked after comments he made regarding the commentary of Daniel Cormier. Cruz said that he “mutes” Cormier whenever he’s in the booth, prompting DC to confront Cruz about his remarks.
Video | Daniel Cormier confronts Dominick Cruz for suggesting he mutes his commentary work
Christopher Taylor - December 8, 2021
Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier was not happy about the recent comments made by his colleague Dominick Cruz. Cruz (23-3 MMA), who is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 269 against Pedro Munhoz (19-6 MMA), took a shot at his broadcast partner in Cormier during today’s media day session.
Dominick Cruz says he mutes Daniel Comrier's commentary: 'He doesn’t do the homework'
Cole Shelton - December 8, 2021
Dominick Cruz is not a fan of Daniel Cormier’s commentary. Cruz, who is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 269 against Pedro Munhoz, took time out of his media day to take a shot at his broadcast partner in Cormier. Throughout his time as a commentator, Cormier has been accused of being biased but now the former bantamweight champ says he doesn’t do his homework and just gets in and out to make his money.
Henry Cejudo believes Jose Aldo will beat Rob Font, reveals which bantamweight has the best chance of beating up Petr Yan
Harry Kettle - December 3, 2021
Jessica-Rose Clark blasts Dominick Cruz following Hans Molenkamp callout: "I nearly lost my job"
Adam D Martin - October 21, 2021
UFC women’s bantamweight Jessica-Rose Clark blasted Dominick Cruz following his Hans Molenkamp callout, saying that “I nearly lost my job.” Following his win over Casey Kenney at UFC 259 earlier this year, Cruz called out Monster Energy’s Molenkamp for a charity fight. According to Cruz, Molenkamp was not doing the best job that he could for his fighters and so Cruz challenged him to a fight. That charity match never happened, and it feels like the Cruz vs. Molenkamp feud has softened now. However, it appears that other Monster fighters are not happy with the way that Cruz spoke about Molenkamp, which put their own sponsorship with the energy drink at risk.
Sean O'Malley takes a shot at Dominick Cruz: "You need to learn from the daddy"
Adam D Martin - October 20, 2021
UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley took a shot at former champion Dominick Cruz, telling him that “you need to learn from the daddy.” O’Malley is set to return at UFC 269 on December 11 when he takes on Raulian Paiva in a bantamweight bout set for the main pay-per-view card. On the prelims of the same event, Cruz fights Pedro Munhoz in another important fight at 135lbs. Both O’Malley and Cruz were connected to a fight against each other, but ultimately the UFC decided to go in another direction for both men. However, that hasn’t stopped Cruz from saying that O’Malley declined to fight him. As far as O’Malley goes, that simply is not the case.