Pros react after Dominick Cruz defeats Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269

By 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.

Pedro Munhoz, Dominick Cruz, UFC 269

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.

Meanwhile, Pedro Munhoz (19-7 MMA) had entered Saturday’s UFC 269 event looking to rebound, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo his most previous effort. Prior to that setback, ‘The Young Punisher’ was coming off a win over Jimmie Rivera.

Tonight’s ‘Cruz vs. Munhoz’ matchup proved to be a thrilling back and forth affair. Pedro Munhoz was able to drop Dominick Cruz in the opening round after landing a pair of big punches but wasn’t able to finish the fight. After surviving the onslaught, ‘The Dominator’ stormed back to win rounds two and three, earning a unanimous decision victory in the process.

Official UFC 269 Result: Dominick Cruz def. Pedro Munhoz by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to Cruz vs. Munhoz below:

Post-fight reactions to Dominick Cruz defeating Pedro Munhoz at Saturday’s UFC 269 event in Las Vegas:

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