MENU
#Colosseum #Dynasty of Heroes #Conor McGregor #Fight One #Alexander Gustafsson #The Heavyweight Title Fight #Mariusz Pudzianowski #Fight Night Stockholm #Glover Teixeira #TKO #UFC 211


Dominick CruzPhoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced in November that the track would sponsor UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz during his upcoming title fight expected to take place this summer.  Sperber announced that PIR’s logo will be visible on Cruz’s trunks and on his sponsorship banner that will be posted in the Octagon prior to the start of the fight.

Cruz, who served as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the Nov. 11 AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, will perform the same duties during this weekend’s SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on March 3.

“We are very excited to be sponsoring Dominick Cruz in his upcoming championship fight to retain the UFC bantamweight title,” said Sperber. “We believe this is the first time that a track has sponsored a UFC fighter and the fact that Dominick is both an Arizonan and a NASCAR fan made this a great opportunity for us to support him.”

Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Cruz, 27, has compiled a 19-1-0 professional record and has ascended to the top of his profession with wins over Demetrius Johnson, Urijah Faber, Scott Jorgensen, Joseph Benavidez and Brian Bowles. Outside of the Octagon, Cruz considers himself a NASCAR fan and has attended races at Phoenix International Raceway.

“I’m excited to have a legendary venue like Phoenix International Raceway in my corner as I prepare for my next fight,” said Cruz. “Being from Arizona and being a NASCAR fan, it’s going to be an honor to wear the PIR logo on my trunks when I step into the Octagon.”

Additional information on race weekend activities is available on Phoenix International Raceway’s official website at www.phoenixraceway.com.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dominick Cruz Blames Team Alpha Male Feud with TJ Dillashaw on Urijah Faber | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 77 views

When TJ Dillashaw, the UFC bantamweight champ at the time, left Team Alpha Male to train with former head coach Duane Ludwig in 2015, it sparked off a rivalry. read news >>

Dominick Cruz: ‘I’d Like to Come Back and Fight for the Title’ | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 20 views

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz wants to fight the winner of Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw, and believes that he's earned the right to do so. read news >>

A Chuck Liddell UFC Return Isn't Completely Out of the Question | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 28 views

Chuck Liddell quit fighting nearly seven years ago, but don't ever say never on a comeback. read news >>

Tickets on sale for UFC Fight Night 112; $150 gets you cageside in OKC

  • 25 days ago
  • 2 views

Just $50 will get you in the arena for the UFC’s first Oklahoma City event in eight years, and not much more than will get you right next to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

'Everything is possible' to Francis Ngannou, maybe even a UFC title shot this year

  • 25 days ago
  • 13 views

LAS VEGAS – UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou doesn’t have a fight lined up. First thing’s first – he needs to get acclimated.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Alyssa Garcia embraces pressure that comes with having ex-UFC fighter Josh Barnett as trainer

  • 25 days ago
  • 16 views

Set to face Sheila Padilla at Friday’s Combate Americas, atomweight Alyssa Garcia looks back on her career-changing Rizin FF 3 win over Kanna Asakura and the feeling that ‘If I can do this, I can do read news >>

Fan suggestion sets off battle between UFC featherweights Kyle Bochniak, Jeremy Kennedy

  • 25 days ago
  • 9 views

Interested in seeing two fighters meet in the UFC? Tweet them. You never know what might happen.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Charlie Ward welcomes newcomer Galore Bofando to octagon at UFC Fight Night 113

  • 25 days ago
  • 5 views

As Conor McGregor previously announced, his SBG Ireland teammate will compete at UFC Fight Night 113 in Scotland.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Georges St-Pierre hints UFC comeback fight with Michael Bisping could take place in New York

  • 25 days ago
  • 6 views

Could Georges St-Pierre’s long-awaited UFC comeback take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City? The former longtime UFC champ hinted on Tuesday that may be the case.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Megan Anderson and Cris Cyborg Trolling Hard for UFC Fight | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 11 views

The UFC's got their huckleberry, but will they pull the trigger on Cris Cyborg vs. Megan Anderson? read news >>