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"The Dominator"
Dominick Cruz
#11 Bantamweight Division • 22-3-0 (W-L-D)

Stats

Striking accuracy 32% 32%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
901
Sig. Strikes Attempted
2814
Grappling accuracy 48% 48%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
23
Takedowns Attempted
108
3.52
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.28
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
3.05
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.06
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
74
%
Sig. Str. Defense
83
%
Takedown Defense
0.06
Knockdown Ratio
17:04
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
740 (82%)
Clinch
81 (9%)
Ground
80 (9%)

Sig. Str. by target

68% 611 Head 18% 166 Body 14% 124 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
0 (0 %)
DEC
0 (0 %)
SUB
0 (0 %)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
United States
Trains at
Alliance Training Center East -Santee
Age
35
Height
68.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 02, 2011
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
37.00
Q & A

TRAINING: Two practices five days a week and one on Saturday

When and why did you start training for fighting? I wrestled my whole life and I wanted to continue to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC bantamweight champion, WEC bantamweight champion. Total Combat 145 & 155 lb champion. I own WEC and UFC belts and I need more; my pants don't fit very well.

Do you have any heroes? My mom.

What is your favorite technique? Uppercut

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I can truly call myself one of the best fighters on the planet and that my dreams and goals are slowly being accomplished!

What was your job before you started fighting? Customer service rep

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INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Dominick Cruz  celebrates after defeating Urijah Faber by unanimous decision in their UFC bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 199 event at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa
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