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Marlon Moraes calls out Dominick Cruz after losing Petr Yan fight

Marlon Moraes has his eyes set on Dominick Cruz. Moraes was originally supposed to fight Petr Yan at UFC Kazakhstan on June 13. Yet, the event was canceled due to …read more

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UFC Targeting Aldo vs Yan For Bantamweight Title

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Shortly after Henry Cejudo retired from the fight game after knocking out Dominick Cruz at UFC 249, Dana White pegged Petr …read more

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Jose Aldo receives vacant bantamweight title shot after losing out on Henry Cejudo fight

Jose Aldo is getting his bantamweight title shot after all. After Henry Cejudo TKO’d Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 to defend his bantamweight title, he shockingly announced his retirement from …read more

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Henry Cejudo Expresses Gratitude To UFC Boss Dana White Following Retirement

Henry Cejudo has confirmed his retirement is sticking. Cejudo last competed on May 9 at UFC 249. He put the UFC bantamweight gold on the line against Dominick Cruz. “Triple …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2020, 2:46 am By
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UFC bantamweight title officially vacated following Henry Cejudo’s retirement

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC bantamweight division officially needs a new champion.
In the wake of Henry Cejudo announcing his retirement following a win over Dominick Cruz at UFC …read more

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Henry Cejudo Removed From UFC Rankings, Bantamweight Title Vacant

Henry Cejudo’s retirement may very well be legit. Ever since Cejudo beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 and announced his retirement afterward, many thought it was just a plea for …read more

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UFC full fight video: Dominick Cruz avenges loss to Urijah Faber in rematch

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Watch Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber 2 full fight video to see the second meeting between Cruz and Faber, which took place at UFC 132 on July …read more

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Hunt: Cejudo Shouldn’t Have To Ask UFC For Raise

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After Henry Cejudo knocked out Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 over a week ago in Jacksonville, Fla. (recap here), “Triple C” shocked the world …read more

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Coach Eric Albarracin Claims Henry Cejudo’s Retirement Is ‘Permanent’

Henry Cejudo’s retirement is “permanent,” if Eric Albarracin is to be believed. Cejudo put his UFC bantamweight gold on the line against Dominick Cruz on May 9. The bout served …read more

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Eric Albarracin says Henry Cejudo’s retirement is “permanent” and goes down as all-time GOAT

Eric Albarracin wasn’t surprised that his pupil Henry Cejudo finished Dominick Cruz inside two rounds, but was shocked he retired. Cejudo was looking for his first bantamweight title defense when …read more

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Urijah Faber sympathizes with old rival Dominick Cruz over UFC 249 stoppage: 'I feel for him on that'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Urijah Faber thinks the fight between Dominick Cruz and Henry Cejudo may have been stopped too early.
Cruz was stopped late in Round 2 of his bantamweight championship …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Doesn’t Think UFC Champion Henry Cejudo Is Retiring

Henry Cejudo’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, doesn’t believe “Triple C” is hanging up his gloves. Cejudo is coming off a successful UFC bantamweight title defense. He stopped Dominick Cruz in the …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Henry Cejudo’s manager expects ‘Triple C’ to fight this summer

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Nine days ago, UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo stopped Dominick Cruz to retain his title at UFC 249. Afterwards, Cejudo made a surprise announcement, retiring …read more

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‘You’re Gonna See Cejudo Fight By This Summer’

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Is Henry Cejudo really retiring? Listening to the former UFC double champ and Olympic gold medalist talk after his win over Dominick Cruz at UFC …read more

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Manager: Henry Cejudo’s Retirement Won’t Last, Expects Him to Fight Again by Summer

One of the most surprising developments in the Ultimate Fighting Championship over the past week was Henry Cejudo’s retirement announcement following his victory over Dominick Cruz in the UFC 249 …read more

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Urijah Faber Disagrees With Henry Cejudo-Dominick Cruz Stoppage

Urijah Faber believes Dominick Cruz could’ve been given more time to recover against Henry Cejudo. On May 9, Cruz challenged UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo. The 135-pound title bout served …read more

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Urijah Faber believes referee stopped Dominick Cruz vs. Henry Cejudo too early

UFC bantamweight legend Urijah Faber believes the referee stopped the Dominick Cruz vs. Henry Cejudo fight at UFC 249 too soon. Cejudo dropped Cruz with a knee and then followed …read more

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Video: Urijah Faber disagrees with Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz stoppage

JACKSONVILLE — Bantamweight Urijah Faber spoke with the media backstage at UFC on ESPN 8. “The California Kid” revealed the process of getting to the event’s weigh-ins to potentially replace …read more

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Cruz ‘still had a chance’ - Faber disagrees with Cejudo stoppage

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Urijah Faber isn’t in full agreement with the stoppage call during the UFC 249 co-headliner between Dominick Cruz and Henry Cejudo. Just …read more

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Henry Cejudo to end retirement, will fight again before the end of Summer!

UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo decided to call it a career following his recent title defense against Dominick Cruz at UFC 249. ‘Triple C’ squared off with ‘The Dominator’ in …read more

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Ryan Garcia Wants to Lure Henry Cejudo Out of Retirement

WBC champion Ryan Garcia may be pulling Henry Cejudo out of retirement. Cejudo, who defended his bantamweight title against Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 last weekend, announced his retirement after …read more

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Herb Dean Didn’t Smell Alcohol on Keith Peterson: ‘This is a Very Serious Job We Do’

In light of the serious accusations made by Dominick Cruz against Keith Peterson, Herb Dean has stepped in to defend his fellow referee. …read more

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Herb Dean Responds To Dominick Cruz’s Claim That Keith Peterson Smelled Like Alcohol & Cigarettes

Herb Dean has weighed in on a claim Dominick Cruz has made about another referee. Dean has been highly regarded as a referee in the sport of MMA. Following his …read more

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Herb Dean refutes Dominick Cruz's claim of UFC 249 ref Keith Peterson smelling like alcohol, cigarettes

Herb Dean does not agree with Dominick Cruz’s heavy accusations towards fellow referee Keith Peterson.
Cruz (22-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) was stopped late in Round 2 of his UFC 249 bantamweight …read more

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Dean On Cruz’s

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After Keith Peterson put an end to the UFC 249 Bantamweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz with two seconds remaining in …read more

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Dominick Cruz ready to bounce back after UFC 249: 'It's not gonna be hard for me to find a fight'

UFC 249 ended in disappointment for Dominick Cruz, but he’s not ready to rule out a return to fighting just yet.
Cruz (22-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) was stopped by UFC bantamweight …read more

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The Mookie & Crookie Show 70: John Nash talks UFC’s Covid-19 contracts

June M. Williams

Episode 70 discussion: UFC 249 Recap, John Nash breaks down Covid-19 contracts, Dominick Cruz accuses referee of smelling like booze and cigarettes Welcome to The Mookie …read more

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Dominick Cruz doubles down on Keith Peterson accusations: “These guys are getting hammered the night before”

After Dominick Cruz came up short in his UFC 249 bantamweight title fight with Henry Cejudo, he claimed that referee Keith Peterson, who stopped the bout in the second round, …read more

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Cruz further criticizes Peterson after UFC 249: ‘I wish I had Herb Dean’

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Dominick Cruz doubles down on his criticisms against referee Keith Peterson. Dominick Cruz was critical towards referee Keith Peterson after UFC 249. The …read more

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Dominick Cruz confirms he will fight again following loss at UFC 249

Dominick Cruz will fight again after his UFC 249 loss to Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight title. Cruz returned after a three and a half year layoff due to multiple …read more

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UFC plans to book fight for vacant bantamweight title as soon as next Tuesday

Following his UFC 249 win over former two-time champion Dominick Cruz on Saturday, bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo announced his retirement before exiting the Octagon at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in …read more

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UFC 249: Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz recap video



Watch the recap and highlights from the UFC 249 co-main event fight between bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo and challenger Dominick Cruz from Saturday’s event in Jacksonville, Florida.
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UFC Champ Henry Cejudo Insists Retirement Announcement is ‘Not a Plot’

After Henry Cejudo vanquished Dominick Cruz via second-round technical knockout in the UFC 249 co-main event, he surprisingly announced that he was ready to retire from mixed martial arts. …read more

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Dana White Details Plans For UFC Bantamweight Title Picture

UFC president Dana White will be working on the bantamweight title picture in short order. Last night (May 9), Henry Cejudo successfully defended the UFC bantamweight title against Dominick Cruz. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Tony Ferguson, Dominick Cruz and UFC 249's other losers?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 249’s winning fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the losing fighters will be matched up with next.
With another night of UFC …read more

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Dana White: It will be ‘Petr Yan and somebody’ to crown new UFC bantamweight champion

Dana White is already looking to move the bantamweight division forward.
Following his successful title second-round TKO victory over Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 249, Henry Cejudo …read more

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Cruz claims referee Keith Peterson ‘smelled like alcohol and cigarettes’

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“The guy smelled like alcohol and cigarettes so who knows what he was doing?” Dominick Cruz feels referee Keith Peterson issued an early …read more

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Cruz Claims His UFC 249 Ref ‘Smelled Like Alcohol And Cigarettes’

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One of the things that stood out to me while working on the latest Beef Wars episode about Dominick Cruz vs. Team Alpha …read more

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Dominick Cruz upset with referee over stoppage at UFC 249, claims he ‘smelled like alcohol and cigarettes’

Henry Cejudo walks away as Dominick Cruz argues with referee Keith Peterson about a stoppage at UFC 249 on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Henry Cejudo explains decision to retire at UFC 249 Press Conference

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UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo cemented his status as one of the greats by defeating former titleholder Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on Saturday night… then …read more

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Dominick Cruz claims UFC 249 referee Keith Peterson smelt like “alcohol and cigarettes” in the cage

UFC bantamweight contender Dominick Cruz accused referee Keith Peterson of smelling like “alcohol and cigarettes” in the UFC 249 co-main event. Cruz suffered a second-round TKO loss to Henry Cejudo …read more

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Cejudo On Retirement: The Process Of Fighting Was ‘Getting Stagnant’

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Here’s what the defending bantamweight champion had to say on why he decided to walk away from the sport after defeating Dominick Cruz on …read more

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Dominick Cruz protests UFC 249 stoppage: Referee Keith Peterson 'smelled like alcohol and cigarettes'

Dominick Cruz felt he was robbed of the chance to have a definite end to his fight with Henry Cejudo at UFC 249 due to what he believes to be …read more

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video recap: Cejudo finishes Cruz in controversial stoppage

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A controversial stoppage concluded the co-main event of UFC 249 as Henry Cejudo defeated Dominick Cruz by second round TKO. Henry Cejudo …read more

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Fighters react to Henry Cejudo retiring after UFC 249 win

Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo announced his retirement from fighting on Saturday after defeating Dominick Cruz in the UFC 249 co-main event in Jacksonville, Florida.
The 2008 Olympic freestyle wresting gold medalist …read more

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Henry Cejudo explains decision to retire after UFC 249 win: 'I want to leave on top'

Henry Cejudo shocked the combat sports world Saturday night.
The UFC bantamweight champion not only became the first man to stop Dominick Cruz with strikes, but he also announced his retirement …read more

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Dominick Cruz reacts following TKO loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC 249

Dominick Cruz has reacted to his TKO defeat at the hands of Henry Cejudo in their UFC Bantamweight Championship showdown at UFC 249. The fight was stopped at the end …read more

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Dominick Cruz isn’t happy with UFC 249 stoppage

Former two-time bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was defeated by champion Henry Cejudo in the UFC 249 co-main event on Saturday, but “The Dominator” wasn’t happy with the referee stoppage.
Cruz was …read more

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Khabib, other UFC fighters react to Cejudo's retirement announcement

Khabib Nurmagomedov was one of several UFC fighters to praise Henry Cejudo after the 135-pound champ retired following his win over Dominick Cruz. …read more

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Henry Cejudo stops Dominick Cruz then announces retirement at UFC 249

Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo put his title on the line in the UFC 249 co-main event on Saturday against former two-time champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz was the first UFC bantamweight …read more

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Bantamweight Champion Henry Cejudo Says He’s Retiring Following UFC 249 Win

UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo says he’s hanging up his gloves. Earlier tonight (May 9), Cejudo put his 135-pound gold on the line against Dominick Cruz. Early on, it became …read more

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Henry Cejudo announces his retirement following TKO win over Dominick Cruz

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Henry Cejudo had a stunning performance to defend his title at UFC 249 and then he followed that up with a shocking announcement …read more

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Shocker: Henry Cejudo stops Dominick Cruz, then announces MMA retirement at UFC 249

That Henry Cejudo, a 2-1 favorite, stopped Dominick Cruz to defend his bantamweight title at UFC 249 may not have been a surprise to many.
What happened shortly after certainly was.
Cejudo …read more

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UFC 249 results: Henry Cejudo finishes Dominick Cruz, then retires

Henry Cejudo added one of the biggest names to his resume Saturday night, then shocked the mixed martial arts world by announcing that resume is now complete.
The 2008 Olympic wrestling …read more

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UFC 249 results: Cejudo TKO’s Cruz then retires from MMA

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Henry Cejudo just stopped Dominick Cruz with strikes in the second round to retain his bantamweight belt in the UFC 249 co-main event, and …read more

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Twitter reacts to Henry Cejudo's TKO of Dominick Cruz, retirement at UFC 249

Henry Cejudo backed up his talk again on Saturday when he defended bantamweight gold against Dominick Cruz in the UFC 249 co-headliner.
Cejudo (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) defended his 135-pound strap …read more

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Pros react after Henry Cejudo defeats Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 and proceeds to retire from MMA

Henry Cejudo squared off with Dominick Cruz in the co-headliner of UFC 249 in hopes of earning his first career bantamweight title defense. ‘Triple C’ had captured the promotions vacant …read more

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UFC 249 Highlights: Henry Cejudo Stops Dominick Cruz To Retain Title

Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz in the co-headliner of UFC 249 was certainly a fight to be remembered. The two fighters met in a bantamweight title bout at the …read more

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Cejudo stops Cruz via 2nd-round TKO, then retires

Henry Cejudo defended his bantamweight title for the first time on Saturday night with a second-round TKO of Dominick Cruz, then shocked the MMA world moments later by announcing his …read more

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Pros react to Cejudo’s TKO of Cruz and shock retirement at UFC 249

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Henry Cejudo finished Dominick Cruz in the third and called it a career at UFC 249. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. …read more

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UFC 249 Results: Henry Cejudo TKO’s Dominick Cruz (Video)

Henry Cejudo will be looking to earn his first bantamweight title defense when he squares off with former division kingpin Dominick Cruz at UFC 249. ‘Triple C’ captured the promotions …read more

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UFC 249 Live Fight Stream: Cejudo Vs. Cruz

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Former Bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz — who has just five fights in the past 8.5 years because of a litany of injuries — was …read more

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UFC 249 live blog: Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz

Henry Cejudo will try to defend his UFC title against Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on Saturday. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

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UFC 249 fight card primer: Cejudo vs. Cruz

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In the co-main event of UFC 249, Henry Cejudo puts his bantamweight belt on the line against Dominick Cruz. The …read more

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Preview! ‘Triple C’ Welcomes Return Of ‘Dominator’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Henry Cejudo, will make his first 135-pound title defense against ex-division kingpin, Dominick Cruz, in the UFC 249 …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 81

T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz at a UFC Fight Night event in Boston on Jan. 17, 2016 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few things infuriate MMA fans more than …read more

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Chiesa: Cejudo is an all-time great, but Cruz ‘has a legit chance’

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“If there’s anybody who can come back off this long layoff and win it’s gonna be Dominick Cruz.” UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa thinks Dominick …read more

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Video: Follow UFC bantamweight championship's journey from Dominick Cruz to Henry Cejudo

The 135-pound division will be highlighted Saturday at UFC 249.
Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo makes his first title defense when he takes on the promotion’s first bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz at …read more

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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz at UFC 249

UFC 249 brings two title fights to Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, with the night’s co-main event set to feature a battle between the best bantamweight in the world and the …read more

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A look at every bantamweight champion in UFC history

Take a look back through all the bantamweight champions in UFC history. The first and current champion face off at UFC 249 this weekend in Dominick Cruz and Henry Cejudo. …read more

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UFC 249 Embedded, Episode 4: ‘It’s about destiny’

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In the fourth episode of UFC 249 Embedded, the fighters receive their COVID-19 tests, Dominick Cruz engages in some trash talk with Henry Cejudo’s team, Tony Ferguson …read more

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UFC 249 'Embedded,' No. 4: Dominick Cruz, Henry Cejudo's coach exchange some words

The UFC returns on Saturday after a two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the organization’s popular “Embedded” series is giving a behind-the-scenes look at the measures being taken …read more

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Michael Chiesa explains why Dominick Cruz ‘has a legit chance’ to dethrone Henry Cejudo at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Michael Chiesa believes Dominick Cruz can create another lasting memory on Saturday night, but he will certainly have his hands full.
The longtime former bantamweight champion …read more

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Former champ T.J. Dillashaw picks Dominick Cruz to dethrone Henry Cejudo at UFC 249

Former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw has a vested interest in the co-main event title fight on May 9.
The bantamweight championship will be on the line at UFC 249 when champion …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw Calls Dominick Cruz A ‘One-Trick Pony’ Ahead Of UFC 249

T.J. Dillashaw is of the belief that Dominick Cruz hasn’t changed his game plan over the years. Dillashaw is no stranger to Cruz. The two fought back in Jan. 2016. …read more

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TJ Dillashaw believes Dominick Cruz is “kind of a one-trick pony”

The co-main event at UFC 249 will be for the bantamweight title as the former champion Dominick Cruz challenges the reigning champion Henry Cejudo. While the bantamweight division continues on, …read more

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Dominick Cruz aims to make history yet again while taking inspiration from Muhammad Ali ahead of UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dominick Cruz has been here before.
It’s almost an eerily similar set of circumstances as the now 35-year-old veteran returns from a long layoff due to …read more

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UFC 249 faceoff video: Henry Cejudo punts Dominick Cruz's head (sort of)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo was up to his old tricks during his faceoff with Dominick Cruz ahead of UFC 249.
After both men successfully made weight Friday for …read more

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UFC 249 free fight: Dominick Cruz evens the score with Urijah Faber in promotional debut

Dominick Cruz’s UFC debut saw him put his newly-minted UFC bantamweight title on the line for the first time, but his matchup with rival Urijah Faber at UFC 132 …read more

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Video: Beef Wars - Dominick Cruz Vs. Team Alpha Male

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For over a decade, Dominick Cruz has been a thorn in the side of Urijah Faber and Team Alpha Male. …read more

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UFC 249 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘You’re taking two psychopaths and putting them together’

In the third episode of UFC 249 Embedded, Dominick Cruz goes through underwater training and a back-and-forth with Henry Cejudo on the conference call, Justin Gaethje makes his way to …read more

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'UFC 249 Embedded,' No. 3: Dominick Cruz goes underwater

The UFC returns on Saturday after a two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the organization’s popular “Embedded” series is giving a behind-the-scenes look at the measures being taken …read more

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UFC 249 Clash: Cejudo Vs. Cruz!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight talents Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz will collide this Saturday (May 9, 2020) at UFC …read more

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Henry Cejudo eyeing Jose Aldo after Dominick Cruz, doesn’t want TJ Dillashaw (UFC 249 virtual scrum)

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UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is on a legends tour. He’s willing to fight the up-and-coming contenders, but feels that …read more

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Dominick Cruz ‘feels like money’ heading into Henry Cejudo fight (UFC 249 scrum)

Dominick Cruz has been sitting on the sidelines for more than three years ahead of his fight with Henry Cejudo at UFC 249. Though he had been planning to return …read more

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Appreciative Dominick Cruz Wishes for Better Treatment During All Fight Weeks

If former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz had his way, all future fight weeks would be conducted like this one. …read more

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Weight cut sucks, but Dominick Cruz feels 'like money' before return at UFC 249

Dominick Cruz says he’s feeling strong and healthy for his return to the octagon at UFC 249. His first weight cut in more than three years, however, is not particularly …read more

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Cejudo: Absence of ‘concrete No. 1 contender’ led to picking Cruz

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Henry Cejudo says he was left with no legitimate choice, which was why he ended up with Dominick Cruz as his first 135-pound title …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Mike Dolce says UFC 249 weight cut will likely prove toughest test for Dominick Cruz's return

The one thing that concerns Mike Dolce about Dominick Cruz’s long layoff is the former champion’s weight cut.
Cruz (22-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) faces bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo at UFC 249, …read more

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UFC 249 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘The calm before the storm’

In the second episode of UFC 249 Embedded, Dominick Cruz recalls nearly being knocked out during a past training session with Ronda Rousey, Justin Gaethje shoots pool between workouts and …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 249, Henry Cejudo is looking to defend his bantamweight title for the first time against former champion, Dominick Cruz. Heading into this fight, “Triple …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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UFC full fight video: Dominick Cruz defeats T.J. Dillashaw to regain bantamweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Watch the T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz full fight video to see Cruz capture his second UFC title after a five-round battle with Dillashaw at …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz: UFC 249 Preview

Preview the UFC 249 co-main event matchup between champion Henry Cejudo and former champion Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight title. Cruz hasn’t fought since losing the belt to Cody Garbrandt …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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UFC 249 Tinder Predictions: Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz

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Tinder overwhelmingly thinks there will be a massive upset. Welcome to the Tinder Predictions series. If you aren’t already familiar …read more

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Cruz: Cejudo ‘Isn’t As Tough’ As Dillashaw

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has an opportunity to recapture his 135-pound crown by turning away reigning division kingpin Henry …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo & Dominick Cruz Trade Shots During UFC 249 Media Call

Things got animated between Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz during a UFC 249 conference call. Cejudo’s bantamweight gold will be on the line this Saturday night (May 9) when he …read more

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Henry Cejudo explains why Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan don’t deserve title shots

UFC bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo is days out from a title defense opposite the former champ Dominick Cruz. Beyond that he has his sights set on former featherweight champ Jose …read more

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Henry Cejudo, Dominick Cruz exchange verbal barbs during UFC 249 conference call

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

This weekend’s bantamweight championship co-main event got a quick boost following Tuesday’s UFC 249 conference call.
Champion Henry Cejudo and former, longtime 135-pound title holder Dominick …read more

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Ariel Helwani on Dominick Cruz's future, the heavyweight title picture and UFC 249

Would a loss at UFC 249 mean the end for Dominick Cruz? What happens if Stipe Miocic can’t fight soon? Ariel Helwani weighs in. …read more

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Henry Cejudo cites lack of 'concrete No. 1 contender' as reason to fight Dominick Cruz

Henry Cejudo believes Dominick Cruz was the obvious choice.
The UFC bantamweight champion says the lack of a clear No. 1 contender in the division, plus Cruz’s star power and status …read more

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