|Celebrated Name:||Dominick Cruz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dominick Rojelio Cruz|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||9 March 1985|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, United States|
|Profession:||American mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
One of the most famous American Mixed Martial Artists, Dominick Cruz, is famous for his different technique of fighting.
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Dominick Cruz was born on 3rd September 1985 in Tucson, Arizona. His mother raised him and his brother as his father left them when he was only five years old. He attended the Flowing Wells High School.
Cruz liked soccer very much and was on the way for soccer tryout at school when one of the wrestling coaches saw him and asked to join in wrestling as he was impressed with his physique. Cruz participated in high school wrestling and in freestyle circuit during summers though he was not able to take part in college wrestling due to torn ligaments.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 9 March 1985 , Dominick Cruz is 38 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 61 kg.
After high school, Cruz trained but at the same time worked to meet his expenses. He joined Boxing Inc., a gym at the age of 19. He took training in boxing and martial arts there. Cruz won his first MMA match against Eddie Castro in 2005. He won the Lightweight and Featherweight championships in no time and earned a great amount of fame as a fighter.
Cruz lost to Faber, and that loss made him drop down a division in weight. He won 8 fights back to back with Charlie Valencia, Ian McCall, Ivan Lopez, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Bowles, and Scott Jorgenson. He went on to become UFC Bantamweight Champion after defeating Brian Bowles.
Fully trained Cruz has now his next fight with Faber again. The battle is in a different division now, but the rivalry was the same. Though Faber fought hard and landed a lot of punches and quick takedowns, Cruz was a lot better now and got a unanimous decision victory over Faber this time.
UFC President Dana White announced in 2014 that Renan Barao would take Cruz’s title as Cruz was suffering from a torn groin.
Awards & Achievements
This amazing athlete is a UFC Bantamweight Championship two times, and he also has the most wins in UFC/WEC Bantamweight History. He won the WEC Bantamweight Championship too. At Total Combat, he won their Lightweight Championship and Featherweight Championship. Cruz was the 2010 Fighter of the Year. He won the Comeback Fighter of the Year in 2014 and Analyst of the Year in 2015 and 2016.
Net Worth & Salary of Dominick Cruz in 2023
The main source of income is always fighting for Dominick Cruz. Dominick Cruz’s annual salary is $250,000, and he collected $324,000 in 2015-16 and $170,526 in 2014-15, followed by $109,831 in the year 2013-14 as his salary. Right now, the net worth of Cruz is estimated at around $2 million as of May 2023.
Cruz is very unorthodox in his fighting style. He always tries to hit at odd angles. He is very good on feet, so his opponents find it very hard to hit him. In the bantamweight division, Cruz is one of the best stand-up fighters. He fought all his fight with heart and courage. His takedown defense is very solid too.