Cody Garbrandt didn’t have to wait long to hear the latest salvo from UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Just days after Garbrandt scored a 48-second knockout over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202, Cruz appeared on The Dan Le Batard show and criticized Garbrandt’s UFC résumé, promising to prove that the Team Alpha Male product is “not even deserving to be in the top-five” of the 135-pound rankings if the two end up meeting inside the cage.
“My response to his critiquing is that he’s a little b*tch, first off,” Garbrandt said Monday on The MMA Hour. “And he’s scared. I went up to him before the fight, we walked in, we’re getting security patted down. He’s was sitting around there. I just went up to him and let him know, hey, I’m going to knock Takeya out and then you’re next. And you should’ve seen how scared that dude was. He was looking around to see if security was going to break it up.
“And he wants to bring up daddy issues and this and that? He was so scared that his voice was squeaking out like a little b*tch when he was trying to talk sh*t back to me. Oh man, it was hilarious. I felt the energy of how scared he was, and he’s a dead man when I lock horns with him. It’s just a matter of time.”
Garbrandt and Cruz ultimately shared a moment for the public later in the night, as cameras highlighted Cruz’s reaction to Garbrandt’s impressive victory over Mizugaki on the FOX Sports 1 prelims. Neither interaction grew physical though, as Garbrandt said he and Cruz were separated by security earlier in the day, then were great lengths away from each other for the post-fight callout.
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