1. Cody Garbrandt Details Backstage Dustup with Dominick Cruz

    Apparently, Dominick Cruz isn't done with Team Alpha Male just yet. At least not if Team Alpha Male has anything to do with it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 30,977 reads 104 comments

  2. UFC 199 Technical Recap: How Bisping Won His Belt and Cruz Defended His Title

    Saturday night's UFC 199 card looked great on paper, and it delivered in practice with a card full of action, exciting finishes and shocking upsets...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 9,033 reads 21 comments

  3. UFC 199 Weigh-in Results: Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping Fight Card

    UFC 199 is just a day away, set for 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on Saturday night, but the 26 combatants on the fight card stepped on the scale to make weight to make it official...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 8,468 reads 28 comments

  4. The Rebirth of Dominick Cruz

    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been through the wringer. In the past five years, he's suffered four major injuries. After the first round of issues, he spent three years on the shelf...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 7,452 reads 36 comments

  5. The Complete Guide to UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping

    The UFC returns to Los Angeles with the UFC 199 pay-per-view card on Saturday night, June 4. This is an excellent event from top to bottom and is stacked with fun, well-matched fights...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 24,515 reads 45 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 88 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 199

    UFC Fight Night 88 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report's own Craig Amos): Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Cody Garbrandt def. Thomas Almeida, knockout (Round 1, 2:53) Jeremy Stephens def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 20,027 reads 59 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 8,195 reads 53 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 17,606 reads 43 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 43,959 reads 94 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 20,182 reads 72 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 31,668 reads 100 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 27,547 reads 290 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 41,112 reads 104 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 14,753 reads 77 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 13,502 reads 60 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 14,135 reads 47 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 13,018 reads 32 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 12,505 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 22,232 reads 104 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 14,765 reads 45 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 15,600 reads 117 comments