Dominick Cruz is an American professional mixed martial artist, who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Have a look.
Dominick cruz : Ufc | Record | Height | Wife | Rank
Cruz was born on March 9, 1985, in San Diego, California, and is of Mexican descent. He lived with his single mother, grandmother, and brother in a trailer park in Tucson for most of his childhood.
|Born||Dominick Rojelio Cruz
March 9, 1985
San Diego, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
He started wrestling in seventh grade and competed all through high school out of Flowing Wells High School.
After an injury that came in his senior year, he lost the opportunity of receiving a scholarship to wrestle at the University of Northern Colorado.
Cruz worked as a customer service representative at Lowe’s, and was studying to be a firefighter at community college before becoming a full time fighter.
Dominick cruz ufc
On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.
A rematch with Urijah Faber took place on July 2, 2011, at UFC 132 being the first defense of the new UFC Bantamweight title.
|Mixed martial arts record|
In a closely contested fight which saw Faber drop Cruz multiple times with strikes and Cruz landing multiple leg\body kicks, knees and takedowns, Cruz defeated Faber via unanimous decision to retain his championship and avenge the only loss on his record at that time.
Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision on October 1, 2011, at UFC on Versus 6, his second UFC title defense. He broke his right hand in the first round.
Cruz was expected to face Urijah Faber for a third time for the UFC bantamweight championship after Faber defeated Brian Bowles at UFC 139 in a bantamweight title eliminator bout.
Dominick Cruz is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 24 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws
|Pro Record||24-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)|
|Career Length||16 years, 10 months, 12 days|
|Longest Layoff||3 years, 4 months, 8 days|
|Quickest Turnaround||2 weeks, 6 days|
After over four years since his last title fight, Cruz faced T.J. Dillashaw on January 17, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 81. He regained the title with a split-decision victory.
Both participants were awarded Fight of the Night honors.
Many have cited the return and victory as one of the greatest comebacks in MMA history.
To complete their trilogy, Cruz defended his title against Urijah Faber on June 4, 2016, at UFC 199. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Dominick cruz Height
His current age 34 years old. Dominick Cruz’s height 5 Feet 8 Inches (173 cm / 1.73 m) & weight 115 lbs (52.1 kg).
Feet-Inch: 5 Feet 8 Inches
Meters: 1.73 m
|Weight||261 lbs (118.3 kg)|
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
Cruz began his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career in 2005, competing in the Rage in the Cage and Total Combat organizations. He amassed a record of 9–0 before joining World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).
Dominick Cruz is currently single, according to our records.
He isn’t dating anyone currently but according to some media outlets, ‘The Dominator’ had one relationship in the past but he isn’t engaged to anyone right now.
As of 2022, Dominick Cruz’s is not dating anyone. Dominick is 37 years old. According to CelebsCouples, Dominick Cruz had at least 1 relationship previously. He has not been previously engaged.
As of May 2, 2022, he is #8 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.
Dominick Cruz, ranked eighth, will faces fifth-ranked Marlon Vera at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.
Cruz, 36, is a two-time UFC bantamweight champion and a WEC bantamweight champion. One of the most dynamic fighters of all time, Cruz went on a 13-fight winning streak from 2008-16 but suffered several injuries during that timeframe.
After losing to Cody Garbrandt in 2016, it took Cruz until 2020 to return. He lost to Henry Cejudo. Cruz has won two in a row since then.
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