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Dominick Cruz Knows What He Must Do To Regain Bantamweight Title

Dominick Cruz knows what he must do to once again become the UFC bantamweight champion. Cruz has not held UFC gold since 2016 when he dropped the bantamweight strap to Cody Garbrandt. Now, Cruz is in the midst of his hunt back to the gold. Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered...
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Marlon Vera calls out Dominick Cruz after failed past attempts at booking the fight: ‘If you want it, come get it’

Even after the biggest win of his career, Marlon Vera isn’t being picky about his next fight. Vera demolished top-ranked bantamweight Rob Font this past weekend in the main event of UFC Vegas 53 to vault into the top five of the UFC’s 135-pound rankings. While the performance inched Vera closer to title contention than he’s been in his nine-year UFC career, it also didn’t change his “anyone, anywhere” approach toward the fight game.
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Midnight Mania! Top-ranked Marlon Vera renews calls for Dominick Cruz fight: ‘I’m above ya now!’

Since returning to action in 2021 following a two-fight losing streak, Dominick Cruz’s eyes have been set on the title. The former Bantamweight kingpin wants to regain his lost throne, and he’s worked his way back into the Top 10. He’s been consistent in his ideology: Cruz wants fighters ranked ahead of him so that he can climb the ladder and make progress towards the belt. At 37 years of age, it’s an understandable point of view.
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Marlon Vera calls out Dominick Cruz after former champion passed on the fight previously: “I’m ranked above you right now motherf*cker”

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.
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Dominick Cruz Says ‘Fat, Lazy’ Cejudo Can’t Jump Back To The Top

Dominick Cruz is against Henry Cejudo jumping the line for a title shot. The former two-division champion Henry Cejudo is currently living the retired life, or is he? Ever since making his early exit from the UFC at 33 years old, Cejudo has been teasing his return. “Triple C” has...
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Dominick Cruz ‘would love’ to welcome back Henry Cejudo, says he can’t jump to title fight: ‘He’s not at the top anymore’

Henry Cejudo has garnered the attention of many in recent months as we await his expected return (details here). Declaring he’ll be coming out of retirement and wade back into the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) pool following UFC 273, Cejudo will have to be tested for six months until he can compete again in the Octagon. The last time we saw the former UFC Flyweight and Bantamweight champion was at UFC 249 in May 2020 opposite Dominick Cruz, where he retired immediately afterward.
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Eduardo Dantas still hoping for UFC deal, targets ‘Frankenstein’ Dominick Cruz, others

Two-time Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas is still pursuing a deal with the UFC. “Dudu” met Jose Alday in the co-main event of FAC 12 on Feb. 6, an event which had UFC president Dana White in attendance for an episode of the UFC’s Lookin’ For a Fight series. Dantas scored a devastating head kick knockout in the second round, however White did not offer him a contract that night in Missouri. But Dantas remains hopeful.
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After UFC Fight Night 203 win, Yadong Song intrigued by matchup with Dominick Cruz

Yadong Song has earned the right to a big-name callout. Song announced his presence in the UFC’s bantamweight division with authority on Saturday night, knocking former title challenger and ex-WSOF champ Marlon Moraes with an uppercut 2:06 into the opening round of their co-main event clash. It wasn’t necessarily the finish Song expected, but it is part of his training regimen.
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Dominick Cruz agrees with Petr Yan: Jose Aldo is the fight to make

Very few matchups in mixed martial arts (MMA) truly have that feeling of being genuine disappointments if they don’t come together. For those who have been fans for the last 15 years, Dominick Cruz vs. Jose Aldo would fall under that category. Each man is an all-time great and...
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Following Petr Yan tweet, Dominick Cruz expresses interest in Jose Aldo matchup

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.
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