According to Dominick Cruz, not much has changed since his extended absence from mixed martial arts (MMA), as far as the bantamweight division is concerned.
Other than the fact the T.J. Dillashaw is the new ruler at 135 pounds, of course.
That’s why “The Dominator” is high on confidence that the rest of the field won’t be able to deal with what he has to offer inside the Octagon, as he tells La Aflicion (via Bloody Elbow) that it’s scary fro the opposition that he’s been out of action for four years and they still won’t be able to beat him.
“It’s pretty basic. The division, while we do have a lot of guys moving around, what’s really changed? The champion right now, has lost to two different people in the same division. One of them, finished him and was at 125, and that’s John Dodson. That’s the champion at 135 right now. Got knocked out by Dodson. He’s very very beatable, and that’s been proven. You haven’t proven a lot of ways to beat me since 2007, when I was 21 years old, working 40 hours a week while I was training. The only thing these ….View original article