Dominick Cruz discusses his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. read news >>
As "The Dominator" explains, preparing for a three-round fight as opposed to a five-round fight is an entirely different beast, something he learned the hard way earlier this year. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces a red-hot Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada (details).
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Cruz looks to take his first step back to the division title against a familiar face in "Sin City."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz will finally make his Octagon return when he battles fellow World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import Takeya Mizugaki at the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ESPN.com brought word of the match up earlier today.
It will be nearly three years since Cruz (19-1) las read news >>
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Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long-awaited return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday evening. read news >>
Dominick Cruz's first fight in nearly 3 full years is official for UFC 178 in Las Vegas.
The last time Dominick Cruz fought in the UFC, the promotion had ongoing contracts with Versus and Spike TV, the flyweight division didn't exist, and Jon Jones was a week removed from his first title defense. After a series of injuries forced Cruz to vacate his bantamweight belt, the former champion is set to make his comeback on September 27th. ESPN's Brett Okamoto confirmed that Cruz will fight top 10 rank read news >>
Welcome back, Dominick Cruz.
The former UFC bantamweight champion Cruz has been out of action since the fall of 2011, but he will make his return to the Octagon nearly three years later at UFC 178.
Cruz teased his fight earlier in the day prior to the revelation of who his opponent would be. Cruz confirmed his return bout to ESPN on Tuesday evening, and he will go opposite No. 5-ranked Takeya Mizugaki.
Mizugaki has been on a roll in recent fights. The former WEC title contender has reeled off fi read news >>
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will get a meaningful fight in his long-awaited return to action.
Cruz, who has been sidelined by injuries for the past two-and-a-half years, will meet veteran Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas. ESPN.com reported the bout on Tuesday.
The San Diego-based fighter was world bantamweight champion dating back to winning the WEC title from Brian Bowles on March 6, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. A successful defense against Scott Jorgensen on t read news >>
We’ll try this one more time. It will be just shy of three years to the day, but Dominick Cruz once again has a date mapped out for his return. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
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Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to return to the cage after nearly three years on the shelf. read news >>
"The Dominator" looks to begin his road back to the title this fall.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz looks to finally make his long-awaited return to the Octagon this September, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly three years due to recurring problems with his injured ACL.
And "The Dominator" already has someone in his sights, as he looks to tango against former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) stablemate, Takeya Mizugaki.
Eric Del Fierro, Cr read news >>
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is antivcipating an August return to the octagon and likes a potential match-up against Takeya Mizugaki. Dominick Cruz is eyeing a potential return to the octagon as early as August.
The former WEC and UFC bantamweight champion, who has been on a forced hiatus due to several ACL injuries, believes he could be ready to return to the octagon by UFC 177 on August 30.
Cruz's coach Eric Del Fierro informed UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that "The Dominator" read news >>