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Completed MMA Bout

Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz

Main Event | WEC Bantamweight Championship | 135 lbs

Dominick Cruz defeats Brian Bowles via KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz
Mmaweekly large Brian Bowles

Cruz
KO/TKO
Round 2

Dominick Cruz Brian Bowles

"The Dominator"

14-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   8-0-0
Climbed to 15-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 8-1
+232 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -275 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
San Diego, California   Fighting out of   Athens, Georgia
24 years, 6 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 8 months, 5 days
134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'7" (171cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   70.5" (179cm)
Alliance MMA   Gym   Hardcore Gym
WEC 47
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 47: Bowles vs Cruz
  • Date: Saturday 03.06.2010
  • Referee: Kevin Mulhall
  • Venue: Nationwide Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Todd Harris, Stephan Bonnar
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Todd Harris
  • Bowles Total Disclosed Pay: $12,000
  • Cruz Total Disclosed Pay: $18,000
  • Title on Line: WEC Bantamweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Bowles
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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  Bowles vs. Cruz Preview Video by WEC report dead link

    The WEC shows us this preview video of the Bantamweight Championship fight between Brian Bowles and Dominick Cruz.

Bowles vs. Cruz Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

http://twitgoo.com/k6s1w behind the scene 4 an espn interview this a.m..... should air some time around noon pst today!
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after
http://twitgoo.com/k5a8j just hit up the metal mullisha compound! Came up today! Happy bday 2 me! Ha!
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Headed to the tavern in pb to celebrate my bday! Roll through if ne 1 is out! Should b a good night??!!
3 days
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@KingMO_GDP thanx man much appreciated!!
2 days
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@cbuenavista I'm officially bummed!! Ha
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@thepabloshow sick!!! Thanx 4 the shoutout! Need all of them I can get!
2 days
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Soooo glad to be home sweet home! Thank u sd!!! Ha!
2 days
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At the airport headin to my great, and sunny, home! Sd!!! Thanx to all my supporters, and fans, id b nothing without all of u!! Much love!
1 day
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@paulbradley184 thanx meathead! Hope all is well man!! Stay up!
4 days
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@Ed9mmRatcliff yeah ur right I wasn't ready 4 this cold! I need sum body fat back!!
4 days
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Bout to board the plane to ohio! Im Ready 4 the cold!!.....I think?! Ha
4 days
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http://twitgoo.com/fc2kx in sd looking 4 coats 4 the cold weather in ohio! How's it look!?? Lol
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@safredrick yes I did...flowing wells high graduated 03
7 days
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Soooo sad the food must very soon drop down 2 a minimum! At least its with good reason! 135lbs here I come! Ha!
8 days
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http://twitgoo.com/f3sdt getting ready 4 the rock 105.3 radio show live in studio with ashley! More good times!
9 days
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