Why did Dominick Cruz lose the belt?

Why did Dominick Cruz lose the belt?

A groin tear suffered during training is the reason behind Cruz’s withdrawal from the fight, which was set to headline the event. With his latest setback, he will vacate the belt, which promotes Barao to undisputed champion of the 135-pound division.

Is Dominick Cruz the greatest bantamweight?

Cruz is 19-1 and has no challenger for the hypothetical best bantamweight fighter in MMA history crown. Saturday night marked ten straight victories for Cruz, including a win over Urijah Faber—the only man to beat Cruz. The only other guy that could compare is Miguel Torres.

Who won Dominick Cruz vs Urijah Faber?

Urijah Faber defeats Dominick Cruz via Submission at 1:38 of Round 1.

Why is Dominick Cruz not fighting?

However, on a January 6 episode of SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White announced that Dominick Cruz had torn his groin and vacated the UFC Bantamweight Championship; White promoted Barão to undisputed UFC Bantamweight Champion, and announced that Barão’s first unified title defense would be against Urijah Faber at …

Who is the best bantamweight UFC fighter of all time?

10 Best UFC Bantamweights Of All Time, Ranked

  • 8 Joseph Benavidez.
  • 7 Cody Garbrandt.
  • 6 Henry Cejudo.
  • 5 Petr Yan.
  • 4 Aljamain Sterling.
  • 3 Renan Barao.
  • 2 TJ Dillashaw.
  • 1 Dominick Cruz.

What rank is Dominick Cruz?

Dominick Cruz

Date ↑ ↓ Rank
07/01/2020 NR #30 Bantamweight
01/01/2018 1 #2 Bantamweight
10/01/2017 1 #3 Bantamweight
07/01/2017 #2 Bantamweight

How many times did Dominick Cruz defend his belt?

The native of California defended the belt twice before a series of knee injuries sidelined him for nearly three years.

Is Henry coming back to Cejudo?

Henry Cejudo will re-enter himself into the USADA drug-testing pool Monday, his manager Ali Abdelaziz of Dominance MMA told ESPN on Sunday. That signifies that Cejudo, a former Olympic gold medalist in wrestling, is on his way out of retirement after two years.

Who is greatest UFC fighter?

Who are the greatest MMA fighters of all time?

  • Anderson Silva (34-11, 1 No Contest) UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship.
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0) UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship.
  • Daniel Cormier (22-3, 1 No Contest)
  • Stipe Miocic (20-4)
  • Fedor Emelianenko (40-6, 1 No Contest)
  • Amanda Nunes (21-5)
  • Jose Aldo (31-7)

How many times did Urijah Faber fight Dominick Cruz?

The two first met in the WEC, with Faber handing Cruz his first career loss by submission. They then fought twice in the UFC, with Cruz winning both fights by decision, and they also coached TUF 15 against each other.