Dominick Cruz who is an American mixed martial artist fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship. At present, he is the UFC Bantamweight Champion in the second reign. In addition to that, he is also the former WEC Bantamweight Champion and is also the MMA analyst for the Fox Sports. As of 7th January of the year 2016, he is the fourth UFC Bantamweight Champion. Cruz is the native of San Diego, California, United States. He came into this world on 9th March of the year 1985 which has now made him reach at the age of 30.
Dominick is a tall guy with the height of five feet and eight inches that is 1.73 m. His weight has been recorded as 61 kg. Although he is known by the name Dominick Cruz, as a child, he was named as Dominick Rojelio Cruz. His father is of Mexican descent. Cruz had lived with his mother as well as his brother. He went to get his education from the Flowing Wells High School. Prior to that, he was inducted into The Flowing Wells Athletic Hall of Fame in September of the year 2012. Previous to him being the full-time fighter, Dominick used to work as a customer service representative as well as he was also studying to be the firefighter at the community college.
He started his professional MMA career by fighting in Rage in the Cage as well as Total Combat organizations. His first fight in WEC was at the featherweight in the title against Urijah Faber in which he was defeated by guillotine choke in first round. After that, he would then make his debut for the WEC’s 135 lb Bantamweight Division at the WEC 34 defeating Charlie Valencia by the unanimous decision and he would go on to show the domination of 135 lb Bantamweight division defeating likes of Ian McCall, Ivan Lopez and handing the top contender Joseph Benavidez his first lost at the WEC 42 winning all bouts by the unanimous decision and winning the Fight of the Night honors in bout versus Benavidez.
Recently, on 17th January of the year 2016, he faces T.J. Dillashaw at the UFC Fight Night 81. He then regained the title raking the split decision victory. As of 2015, his net worth has been estimated as $1,134,000. Besides that, as he has maintained his profile low, there is no info found about whether he is dating anyone or has any affairs. But more details regarding his bio and his injury can be accessed from different sources and he can also get followed in Twitter and Instagram.