It’s been exactly two years since the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Bantamweight Championship’s lineal belt holder Dominick Cruz last stepped inside the UFC Octagon. In his last outing, he defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision to secure his fourth straight defense of the belt under Zuffa Llc.
He underwent surgery to repair a broken finger in January 2012 and once recovered, he went straight into his duties as a mentor at The Ultimate Fighter: Live. He was scheduled to take on arch nemesis Urijah Faber and complete his trilogy of fights against him at UFC 148 for the UFC Bantamweight Championship. But that wasn’t meant to be as The Dominator busted his knee that saw him sidelined from action for a considerable period before undergoing surgery. Read more »
Dominick Cruz Online video Rating: five / 5
Before he was sidelined by a smashed knee in 2012, the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Bantamweight Championship holder Dominick Cruz looked almost unbeatable and set to rule the division for years to come. He suffered only one loss in his twenty fight career in Mixed Martial Arts and even that loss was avenged when he defeated Urijah Faber back in 2011.
And it was the third fight in the trilogy of this fight that made the return of Cruz to action impossible after he busted his knee in training and this October will represent two years since he has been out of action. But the champion is still extremely high on confidence and he is looking forward to returning to the cage as soon as possible without rushing his schedule.
Speaking in a recent interview, Dominick Cruz stated that he is looking only eight weeks ahead and not seven months. He mentioned that he has to be real with himself as well as everybody else and he cannot his rush his return to the cage. He added that he has had a double ACL surgery, admitting that it is a serious business and it is a sport that is not only his life but also his livelihood.
He mentioned that he needs to get over the injury as fast as possible and added that if nothing else, he thinks he deserves another shot at the title. He mentioned that he has defended the title four times counting his stint in the WEC and knows that he has got over worse things in life.
Dominick Cruz also knows he has target on his back and everyone will want a crack on him when he gets back but he is hopeful he will be back in good shape to handle that.
Dominick Cruz Video Ranking: four / five