1. TJ Dillashaw or Urijah Faber: Who Should Dominick Cruz Fight Next?

    Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw battled for five rounds in a UFC bantamweight classic in January. It marked Cruz’s return after another major knee injury, and he took back his spot on the throne of the 135-pound division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 8,111 reads 53 comments

  2. The State of the UFC Men's Bantamweight Division

    These bantamweight dynasties—they don’t last forever. Just ask T.J. Dillashaw . On Sunday, it was Dominick Cruz bringing Dillashaw ’s reign to a crashing halt after 20 months on top of the men’s 135-pound division...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 17,512 reads 43 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night Technical Recap: What Went Right, Wrong for Cruz and Dillashaw

    On Sunday night in Boston, Dominick Cruz came back from a series of devastating injuries and years on the shelf to defeat bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and reclaim the title that he never actually lost...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 4 months ago 43,797 reads 94 comments

  4. Dominick Cruz's Amazing UFC Comeback Continues to Keep Us on Pins and Needles

    Dominick Cruz certainly has a flair for the dramatic. With Cruz at the helm of the greatest comeback story in MMA history on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 81, you just knew it was going to come down to the wire...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 20,135 reads 72 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 81 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Boston

    It was billed as the best bantamweight fight in UFC history, and it lived up to the billing. UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw stepped in to defend against former champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 31,611 reads 100 comments

  6. Dominick Cruz Completes Grueling Return with Title Win over Dillashaw

    It was billed as the ultimate tactical clash. Dominick Cruz , undefeated at bantamweight, lost his UFC title outside the Octagon when continual injuries kept him on the shelf for years...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 27,533 reads 290 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 81: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 81 will bring us, at long last, one of the most highly anticipated fights in modern MMA history: UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw against lineal bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 41,064 reads 104 comments

  8. For Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw, It's a Battle of Eras, Egos and Style

    There was never a doubt that TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz would detest each other. That was sealed when Dillashaw first joined Team Alpha Male⏤Cruz's sworn rival⏤and ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 4 months ago 14,728 reads 77 comments

  9. Dominick Cruz Is an All-Time Great, but T.J. Dillashaw Is the New Gold Standard

    Sunday's bantamweight title matchup between current champion T.J. Dillashaw and former beltholder Dominick Cruz is a great fight by any standard. It's one more iteration of Cruz vs...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 4 months ago 13,463 reads 60 comments

  10. Dominick Cruz, the Thinking Man's Fighter, Continues to Break New Ground

    Imagine, if you will, that you are very good at a certain thing. Imagine that you're one of the best in the world. You are young and in your prime and you feel untouchable, mostly because you are...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 14,104 reads 47 comments

  11. Former UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Breaks Down Gustafsson vs. Cormier at UFC 192

    Daniel Cormier meets Alexander Gustafsson in a UFC light heavyweight title showdown this Saturday night in Houston...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 7 months ago 12,975 reads 32 comments

  12. UFC Fight Roundup for Week of September 6

    It looked to be a slow week regarding new fights, but the UFC tacked on numerous bouts late in the week to help flesh out some of the upcoming fight cards...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 12,503 reads 18 comments

  13. UFC Announces the Bantamweight Title Fight We've All Been Hoping for

    The UFC has chosen the next challenger for TJ Dillashaw's bantamweight crown...and it's an interesting, albeit unsurprising, choice. On January 17 at UFC Fight Night 81, Dillashaw will take on former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 22,228 reads 104 comments

  14. UFC Champ TJ Dillashaw Calls out Dominick Cruz on Twitter, Cruz Responds

    Please, oh please, let TJ Dillashaw fight Dominick Cruz soon. Since Dillashaw took care of former bantamweight champ Renan Barao for a second time at UFC on Fox 16 in ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 8 months ago 14,758 reads 45 comments

  15. T.J. Dillashaw: Dominick Cruz Doesn't Deserve a Title Shot

    It’s easy to imagine how former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz might be bitter. He never actually lost his belt. It was taken from him due to circumstance...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 15,589 reads 117 comments

  16. Dominick Cruz on TJ Dillashaw: He's 'Nothing but a Wannabe'

    Dominick Cruz appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani ( Warning: NSFW language ) and he may have broken the show's record for most soundbites delivered in a single segment...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 21,587 reads 132 comments

  17. TJ Dillashaw Rules at Bantamweight, but His Next Big Fight Remains a Mystery

    After 14 months as champion, TJ Dillashaw conclusively proved his case as the best men’s bantamweight fighter in the world on Saturday at UFC on Fox 16...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 24,622 reads 58 comments

  18. Dominick Cruz Flourishing in Analyst Role, Talks Upcoming Card for UFC 187

    When Dominick Cruz steps into the Octagon to do his thing, something special happens. The fleet-footed bantamweight ruled the 135-pound ranks of both the WEC and the UFC until a ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 1,326 reads 2 comments