Dominick Cruz is an American Professional Mixed Martial Artist.In this Article Read all about Dominick Cruz Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Biography, Records and Professional Career.He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Bantamweight division, where he is a two-time UFC Bantamweight Champion. Cruz has also competed for World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), where he held the title of WEC Bantamweight Champion. He is ranked #8 in the UFC bantamweight rankings as of May 2, 2022.
Dominick Cruz Biography
|Real Name||Dominick Cruz|
|Birth Date ( Birthday)||1985|
|Age as (2022)||37 years|
|Place of Birth||San Diego, California, United States|
|Profession||American mixed martial artist|
|School/College Name||University of Northern Colorado|
Dominick Cruz Early Life and Education
Cruz was born in San Diego, California, on March 9, 1985, and is of Mexican descent. He began wrestling in the seventh grade and competed all the way through high school at Flowing Wells High School. He missed out on a wrestling scholarship to the University of Northern Colorado due to an injury during his senior year. Cruz worked as a customer service representative at Lowe’s and was attending community college to become a firefighter before becoming a full-time fighter.
Dominick Cruz Family and Parents
Dominick Cruz Parents name is Suzette Howe ( Mother ) and Mr. Cruz ( Father) .He lived with his single mother, grandmother, and brother in a trailer park in Tucson for most of his childhood.He very close her parents and enjoys spending time with them. His parents always supported his career.
|Father Name||Suzette Howe|
|Mother Name||Mr. Cruz|
|Sibling Name||One Brother|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Spouse / Partner||Not Known|
Dominick Cruz Wife, Children
He has never shared his personal life on social media that’s why we are not sure about his marital status he is married or not. We don’t have much information about se has any past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Dominick Cruz Net Worth
Dominick Cruz has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million in 2022.He earns a good fortune from his hard work , which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$2 Million|
|Income Source||American mixed martial artist|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Dominick Cruz Salary, Income Source
Here we discuss about his Salary, Income and Career Earnings. He earns a handsome salary from his profession. Via his sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune to living a very lavish and comfortable lifestyle. His Accurate Salary Details is not mention yet on officially we will update soon.
Dominick Cruz Physical Appearance
|Height (approx)||1.73 m|
|Weight (approx)||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||68 in (173 cm)|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
Dominick Cruz Professional Career
Cruz started his professional MMA career in 2005, competing in the Rage in the Cage and Total Combat organisations. Before joining World Extreme Cagefighting, he had a 9-0 record (WEC). World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship on October 28, 2010. (UFC). All WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC as part of the merger.
On July 2, 2011, at UFC 132, a rematch with Urijah Faber took place as the first defence of the new UFC Bantamweight title. Cruz won a close fight in which Faber dropped Cruz multiple times with strikes and Cruz landed multiple legbody kicks, knees, and takedowns to retain his championship and avenge his only loss on his record at the time.
Cruz won a unanimous decision over Demetrious Johnson in his second UFC title defence on October 1, 2011, at UFC on Versus 6. In the first round, Cruz broke his right hand. Cruz was set to face Urijah Faber for the third time for the UFC bantamweight title after Faber defeated Brian Bowles in a bantamweight title eliminator bout at UFC 139.
Cruz was chosen to coach The Ultimate Fighter: Live against Urijah Faber in December 2011.The rematch between Cruz and Faber was scheduled for July 7, 2012, at UFC 148.Cruz was forced to withdraw from the fight on May 7, 2012, citing a torn ACL. Cruz underwent another ACL surgery on December 3, 2012, after his body rejected one from a cadaver, with an expected recovery time of six to nine months.
Cruz was supposed to fight interim UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Baro in a rematch at UFC 169 on February 1, 2014.On a January 6 SportsCenter episode, UFC president Dana White announced that Dominick Cruz had torn his groyne and vacated the UFC Bantamweight Championship; White promoted Baro to undisputed UFC Bantamweight Champion, and announced that Baro’s first unified title defence would be against Urijah Faber at UFC 169.
Cruz returned to the octagon on September 27, 2014, at UFC 178, after nearly three years away due to injuries. He faced Takeya Mizugaki.Cruz won the fight with punches after a takedown in the first round.Cruz also received his first Performance of the Night bonus award as a result of his victory.
Dana White confirmed at the post-fight press conference that Cruz’s next fight would be for the Bantamweight Championship against T.J. Dillashaw.Cruz then announced on December 22, 2014, that he had torn the ACL in his other knee, putting him out for the rest of the season.Cruz was scheduled to fight Jimmie Rivera on December 30, 2017, at UFC 219, but on November 8, it was revealed that Cruz had broken his arm and would be forced to withdraw from the card.
Cruz was scheduled to face John Lineker at UFC 233 on January 26, 2019.Cruz injured his shoulder and had to withdraw from the fight on December 11, 2018.Cruz then stated that he expects to be out of competition for another year.Cruz replaced José Aldo and will face Henry Cejudo for the UFC Bantamweight Championship on May 9, 2020, at UFC 249.Cruz was knocked out in the second round by a TKO.
Cruz fought Casey Kenney at UFC 259 on March 6, 2021.He won the fight by unanimous decision.Cruz fought Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269 on December 11, 2021.Despite being knocked down twice in the first round, he won the fight by unanimous decision.The fight was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus.Cruz was supposed to fight Marlon Vera at UFC on ESPN 41 on August 13, 2022.He was knocked out in round four by a head kick.