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Joseph Benavidez vs. Dominick Cruz I

Main Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA

Dominick Cruz defeats Joseph Benavidez via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz
Mmaweekly large Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez

Cruz
Decision
Round 3

Dominick Cruz Joseph Benavidez

"The Dominator" "The Beefcake"

13-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   10-0-0
Climbed to 14-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 10-1
+250 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -320 (Moderate Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
San Diego, California   Fighting out of   Sacramento, California
23 years, 11 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   25 years, 2 days
135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'4" (163cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   65.0" (165cm)
Alliance MMA   Gym   Team Alpha Male
WEC 42
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
  • Date: Sunday 08.09.2009
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: The Joint at the Hard Rock
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 10 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Todd Harris, Frank Mir
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Craig Hummer
  • Benavidez Total Disclosed Pay: $22,500
  • Cruz Total Disclosed Pay: $24,000
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Videos & Highlights

    Video Blog  |  A Day In the Life of Dominick Cruz by WEC report dead link

    The WEC gives us a day in the life of bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz as he trains to fight Joseph Benavidez at WEC 42.

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