Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has not lost a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight in over nine years, has finally rid himself of longtime nemesis Urijah Faber, and recently beat TJ Dillashaw to reclaim his crown.
So … where does “The Dominator” go from here?
Cruz already has his eye on the featherweight title, which is currently on hold while Conor McGregor goofs around at 170 pounds. In his absence, Jose Aldo will parade around town with the interim title until “Notorious” comes back to handle his business.
“Who knows? (McGregor) could get hurt in this fight against Diaz. They’d need someone to fight for the interim title. I’m willing to fight for the interim (featherweight) title and bring two belts together. Why not? I would do that in a heartbeat. That’s a much more fun, much bigger fight than anything near TJ Dillashaw. Nobody cares about that guy. Or maybe Aldo gets hurt and I’ll fight Conor. Let’s go, you know what I mean? I can move up to 145 and be very competitive. I’m extremely hard to hit, I’m quick and I’ve fought at 45 before. I’m down for it because bringing two belts together to consolidate into one, not only has it not been done, it’s tough. It’s a challenge. It’s a fun, interesting matchup. That’s what people want to see right now.”
Ahem … Mr. Dillashaw, care to retort?
It’s comical to me how much of a pussy @dominickcruz is. Trying to do whatever he can to not fight me, pushing to fight senior citizens that should be in a retirement home. Now wanting to jump weight classes to fight so he can avoid me. As usual, he’s running and doesn’t want to fight, he and I both ….View full article
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