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EXCLUSIVE | UFC Brooklyn’s Cory Sandhagen taking his opponent change in stride

Stepping in to replace Dominick Cruz to take on John Lineker was an opportunity that Cory Sandhagen wasn’t expecting, but it’s one that he relished. Now that Lineker has withdrawn …read more

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Cruz Out Of Surgery, Begins Road To Recovery

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, was injured in training camp for the 437th time, thanks to a blown shoulder that forced him to withdraw from the …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Dominick Cruz shares update after shoulder surgery

On Tuesday, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz went under the knife to repair an injured shoulder.
Speaking on Twitter shortly thereafter, the former champion called this surgery a success and …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Former UFC champ Dominick Cruz 'on the road to recovery' after shoulder surgery

Dominick Cruz underwent shoulder surgery on Tuesday and has deemed the operation a success.
Cruz (22-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC), the former two-time UFC bantamweight champion, is in good spirits after going …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2019, 1:46 am By
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John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen added to UFC on ESPN+ debut in Brooklyn

With UFC 233 canceled, and former champion Dominick Cruz sidelined with another injury, John Lineker has a new date and an opponent for his return to the Octagon.
“Hands of Stone” …read more

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Cody Garbrandt Reportedly Eying UFC 225 Return

Since suffering the first back-to-back defeats of his career, Cody Garbradnt seems ready to return to the Octagon. Garbrandt defeated Dominick Cruz back in December of 2016 to capture the …read more

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Opinion: The comeback of a combat athlete and why we find it so intoxicating

“It’s going to be part of my legacy, these injuries,” former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz said on a recent episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. “How many people go …read more

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Posted on December 26, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen Reportedly In The Works For UFC Brooklyn

John Lineker might have a new dance partner. Lineker was scheduled to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz at the now-postponed UFC 233 event. …read more

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Cruz Out For An Entire Year, Still The Best Ever

Good thing those extended layoffs save brain cells or they might be good for nothing.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, has once again been forced to the …read more

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Posted on December 18, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Dominick Cruz on injury bad luck: ‘It’s just part of my journey and it’s going to be part of my legacy’

Some people have all the luck, but in Dominick Cruz’s case, it all seems to be bad.
The oft-inured fighter has not competed since losing his bantamweight title to Cody …read more

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Posted on December 18, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Cruz expected to be sidelined for a year due to shoulder injury

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has suffered another major career setback. Dominick Cruz is unfortunately no stranger to lengthy layoffs due to major injuries. Now 33 years of age, …read more

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Posted on December 18, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Former UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Reveals Surgery Will Sideline Him for a Year

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz revealed on Monday that he expects to be sidelined for the better part of a year following his latest injury.
Cruz had been slated to …read more

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Posted on December 17, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Dominick Cruz Refuses to Retire & “Quit”

Dominick Cruz was originally slated to face John Lineker at UFC 233, but the injury bug struck Dominick Cruz yet again, forcing him to withdraw from the fight. In an …read more

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Cruz (shoulder) expects to be sidelined for a year

Former two-time UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is expected to be away from the Octagon for approximately a year because of two torn ligaments in his right shoulder that …read more

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Posted on December 17, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Dominick Cruz opens up on injury that forced him out of John Lineker fight

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was briefly expected to make his return to the cage opposite John Lineker at the now-cancelled UFC 233 on January 26. Unfortunately, Cruz was …read more

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Cruz apologizes to Lineker following UFC 233 fight withdrawal

“With nothing but respect for you, I wish you the best in your next matchup and look forward to watching you further compete.” Dominick Cruz has suffered yet another setback …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Cruz Praises ‘Inspiring Human’ Lineker Following UFC 233 Fallout

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were bummed out earlier this week when it was revealed that former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was forced out of his clash with John …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Dominick Cruz Confirms That He’s Out of the John Lineker Match-up

Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was set to return to the octagon at UFC 233 on Jan. 26, but it was reported on Dec. 11 that Cruz was forced out …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Dominick Cruz writes message to John Lineker following fight cancellation

For a brief moment, there was an end to when we would have to stop waiting for Dominick Cruz to return to action. Unfortunately, that wouldn’t last very long as …read more

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Dominick Cruz offers heartfelt message to John Lineker after fight withdrawal

In the wake of yet another missed opportunity, Dominick Cruz is reaching out to John Lineker to show him some appreciation.
Cruz and Lineker were scheduled to compete on Jan. 26 …read more

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With Dominick Cruz injured, John Lineker just wants a fight – against anyone

John Lineker is desperately eager to fight, and with Dominick Cruz officially out of their scheduled matchup, the Brazilian slugger is ready to fight anyone.
Lineker (31-8 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Does Jon Jones really need another anti-doping agency in his business?

What’s to become of former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz after yet another injury withdrawal? And what would the ghosts of MMA Christmas past, present, and future wish to tell …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Report: Cruz injured, could be out of Lineker fight

Dominick Cruz could be out of his upcoming January fight with John Lineker. Dominick Cruz’s can’t catch a break. Following an initial Twitter report by MMA Brasil’s Tarso Doria, which …read more

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Dominick Cruz injured, UFC 233 clash with John Lineker in jeopardy

It appears Dominick Cruz’s injury woes continue.
According to a report from MMAbrasil.com.br, injury has forced the former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion to withdraw from a planned UFC 233 clash …read more

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Dominick Cruz Out of UFC 233 Bout Against John Lineker

Unfortunately, Dominick Cruz’s injury woes that have plagued his illustrious career have not ceased, as it was reported by MMA Brasil Tuesday that his scheduled bout with John Lineker at …read more

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Dominick Cruz set to return against John Lineker at UFC 233

Dominick Cruz will return to the Octagon against John Lineker at UFC 233. Dominick Cruz is back.
After spending almost two years on the sidelines, the former WEC and UFC bantamweight …read more

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Ex-bantamweight champ Cruz to fight at UFC 233

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will fight John Lineker at UFC 233. It will be Cruz’s first fight since Dec. 2016. …read more

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Dominick Cruz Returns from 2-Year Layoff, Meets John Lineker at UFC 233 on Jan. 26

A previously rumored bantamweight bout pitting Dominick Cruz against John Lineker is now official for UFC 233. …read more

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Cruz Returns, Fights Lineker At UFC 233

He’s back!
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, will make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he collides with power-punching John Lineker at the upcoming UFC …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Dominick Cruz vs. John Lineker official for UFC 233

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will finally make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 233. The promotion made the bout official on Twitter on Wednesday.

Cruz is back!@DominickCruz …read more

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Dominick Cruz Returns Against John Lineker at UFC 233 in January

Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will return to action for the first time in more than two years when he faces John Lineker at UFC 233 on Jan. 26 in …read more

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Dominick Cruz returns against John Lineker at UFC 233

Dominick Cruz will finally re-enter the Octagon after 775 days.
The UFC announced on Thursday that the former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion is set to meet Brazilian brawler John Lineker …read more

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Dominick Cruz set for return vs. John Lineker at UFC 233 after two-year layoff

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Could former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz finally make his return to the octagon soon? That’s the plan, at …read more

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BREAKING: Dominick Cruz vs. John Lineker Set for UFC 233

Former bantamweight king Dominick Cruz will be making his long-awaited return to the Octagon for the first time in over two years when he makes his Octagon return against #6 …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt storms out of interview with Dominick Cruz

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Bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt will finally take to the octagon this Friday night at UFC 207 in Las Vegas with the UFC’s coveted Bantamweight …read more

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