Completed MMA Bout

Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III

Co-Main Event | UFC Bantamweight Championship | 135 lbs

Dominick Cruz defeats Urijah Faber via 5 Round Decision

Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz
"The California Kid" Urijah Faber

Cruz
Decision
Round 5

Dominick Cruz Urijah Faber

"The Dominator" "The California Kid"

21-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   33-8-0
Climbed to 22-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 33-9
-425 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +335 (Moderate Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
United States   Nationality   United States
San Diego, California   Fighting out of   Sacramento, California
31 years, 2 months, 3 weeks, 5 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 3 weeks
135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   67.0" (170cm)
Alliance MMA   Gym   Team Alpha Male
UFC 199
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2
  • Date: Saturday 06.04.2016 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: The Forum
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Inglewood, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 12 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Cruz Total Disclosed Pay: $350,000
  • Faber Total Disclosed Pay: $160,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Bantamweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Cruz
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Cruz vs. Faber III Fight Predictions

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