Dominick Cruz biography, Career, Age, Family, Networth
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Dominick Cruz is a professional mixed martial artist, sports pundit and a commentator who hails from his home in the United States. He is currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Bantamweight division and has been two-time UFC Bantamweight Champion.
Cruz was born in San Diego, California, and is a descendant of Mexicans. His teenage years were spent in the Tucson trailer park with his mother and grandmother as well as a sibling. He started wrestling in seventh grade, and he competed for Flowing Wells High School throughout the senior year of high school.
Profiling Dominick CruzA Quick Glance At Dominick Cruz
|Place of birth
|San Diego, California, United States
|Date Of Birth
|9 March 1985
|State of Origin
|Mixed Martial Artist, Boxing
|Mixed martial arts records
|Mixed martial arts record
By knockout 7
By submission 1
By decision 16
By knockout 2
By submission 1
By decision 1
|Team and Trainer
|Team Alliance MMA (2006–present)
Rank Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Lloyd Irvin
Years active 2005–present
After sustaining an injury during the final year of his high school, Cruz was unable to not qualify for a wrestling scholarship from The University of Northern Colorado. Prior to becoming an all-time firefighters Cruz was a customer service representative for Lowe’s and then attended a the community college in order to become an emergency responder.
Dominick Cruz Wiki
Cruz was a native of San Diego, California, and descends from Mexicans. His early years were spent in the Tucson trailer park with his mother as well as his grandmother and brother.
Dominick Cruz Career
2005 was the year that marked the start the professional mix martial art (MMA) career. In 2005, he competed for Rage in the Cage and Total Combat organizations. He was 9-0 prior to signing with World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).
The first Fight in the WEC was the featherweight title fight with Urijah Faber in WEC 26. He was defeated by a guillotine choke in the first round. This fight marked the beginning of a lengthy rivalry between the two fighters.
On July 7, 2008 in WEC 34. Cruz made his debut in the bantamweight division of 135 pounds beating Charlie Valencia by unanimous decision. Cruz was able to win via decision over Ian McCall on January 25 2009 at WEC 38 in addition to Ivan Lopez on April 5 2009 on April 5, 2009, at WEC 40. Cruz beat Joseph Benavidez unanimously on August 9, 2009 in WEC 42. Both contestants were awarded Fight of the Night honors.
Cruz was given the title fight against the incumbent WEC Bantamweight champion Brian Bowles after a four-fight winning streak. The Fight was held in March 6th, 2010 in WEC 47. Bowles was unable to continue the fight after breaking his hand during the second round. This resulted to Cruz’s TKO victory. Cruz won the WEC Bantamweight Championship.
Cruz has defended his title the first time in his fight against Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50 on August 18 in 2010. Cruz’s left hand broke during the fight. The match was a reprise of Cruz’s left hand that was broken during their Fight at WEC 42, where Cruz handed Benavidez his first loss of his career through a unanimity. Cruz once again defeated Benavidez via a split decision, retaining his title.
On the 14th of December in 2010, on the night of WEC 53 in Las Vegas, Cruz took on Scott Jorgensen for his WEC Bantamweight Championship and the newly established UFC Bantamweight Championship.
It would be the final Bantamweight Championship fight under the WEC banner, and also the crowning of one of the very first UFC Bantamweight champion which makes it the only UFC title fight that was not in the UFC. Cruz kept his WEC Bantamweight
Championship with a unanimous decision victory over Jorgensen and became the first UFC Bantamweight Champion.
What Is Dominick Cruz’s Net Worth?
American mixed-martial artist Dominick Cruz has a net worth of $1 million.
What Is Dominick Cruz Height?
Dominick Cruz Height is 1.73m.