Jimmie Rivera had some concern about Dominick Cruz’s injury woes when he accepted a UFC 219 matchup with the former bantamweight champion. Ultimately, his reservations proved justified. 547 more words
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Jimmie Rivera said he’s the obvious next candidate to challenge UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. There’s a roadblock in his way, however, and his name is UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson. 1,009 more words
Dominick Cruz’s return to the octagon will have to be pushed back and, as a result, UFC 219 has lost a significant bout.
Cruz (22-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) has been ruled out of his fight with Jimmie Rivera after suffering a broken arm, according to a report from… 230 more words
Two former champions are set to return to the octagon at UFC 219, which marks the organization’s final event of the year.
Former UFC bantamweight titleholder Dominick Cruz (22-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will see action for the first time since losing the title to Cody Garbrandt, when he takes on the 20-fight winning streak of Jimmie Rivera (21-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC). 347 more words
The UFC’s fifth event in Pennsylvania takes place Saturday when UFC Fight Night 116 goes down from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, and it’ll featured the UFC commentary-booth debut of a current UFC fighter. 514 more words