Check out our full “Fight Day” preview for UFC Fight Night 81: “Dillashaw vs Cruz,” which takes place TONIGHT (Sun., Jan. 15, 2015) live on FOX Sports 1 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts., featuring the highly anticipated UFC Bantamweight title match pitting TJ Dillashaw against Dominick Cruz.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Boston, Massachusetts tonight (Sun., Jan. 17, 2015) as the TD Garden will play host to the UFC Fight Night 81: “Dillashaw vs. Cruz” event, featuring the UFC Bantamweight title fight live and free on FOX Sports 1.
Catch all the action LIVE with a main card start time of 10 p.m. ET (for up-to-date UFC Fight Night 81 results click here).
Below is everything you need to know to stay on top of the Fight Night event.
Who: TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz
What: UFC Fight Night 81
When: Sun., Jan. 17, 2015, beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass
Where: TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts
How To Watch: Main card at 10 p.m ET on FOX Sports 1; FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” under card at 8 p.m. ET; and UFC Fight Pass early “Prelims” at 6:00 p.m. ET.
Live UFC Fight Night 81 results: Play-by-play coverage stream right here
Why It Matters: UFC Fight Night 81 is all about the return of Dominick Cruz.
The former UFC Bantamweight Champion has never lost inside the Octagon, but a treacherous string of debilitating injuries forced UFC brass’ hand in stripping the title from “The Dominator” in early 2014.
In the interim, TJ Dillashaw quickly rose to prominence, shocking the MMA world with his savage beating of Renan Barao at UFC 173 that same year.
With Cruz sidelined, Dillashaw defended his belt twice successfully against Joe Soto and Barao in a rematch.
Dillashaw’s exemplary footwork immediately caused comparisons between he and Cruz, ….View full article
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