|Date of Birth:||1985 March 9|
|Age:||33 years old|
|occupation||mixed martial artist|
|education||Flowing Wells High School.|
|place_of_birth||Tucson, Arizona, United States|
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Dominick Cruz is a two-time UFC Bantamweight Championship mixed martial artist. He is well known for his powerful wrestling base, quick striking, and his tendency to attack from angles uniquely unlike any other fighter on the UFC roster.
Dominick Cruz born as Dominick Rojelio Cruz on March 9, 1985, in Tucson, Arizona, United States. His parents separated when he was very young. Then, his mother took him along with his siblings.His mother's name is Suzette Howe.
Have a look his picture during his childhood with his mom and brother:
Dominick Cruz grew up in Tuscon, Arizona, where he attended Flowing Wells High School. Then, he went to attend a community college to be a firefighter.
Dominick Cruz began his career working as a customer service representative. Then, Dominick Cruz began his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2005 and had competed in the Rage in the Cage and Total Combat.
Dominick Cruz made his debut by fighting with Eddie Castro and won the match brutally. He made the MMA record of 22 wins in a total of 23 bouts which is just excellent.
Cruz got his WEC debut in 2007 against Urijah Faber, despite trying hard, he failed to gain the win. However, he won eight fights after the dropped down a division. Charlie Valencia, Ivan Lopez, and Joseph Benavidez fight made him famous among several fights.
On June 4, 2016, Cruz strongly defended his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199. He got the fight by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46), knocking Faber down twice.
The conflict between Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt, Dominick has added extra flavor in favor of the cage war. According to MMA News, it has been confirmed that Cruz has eyes on Cody girlfriend. The story started when Garbrandt’s girlfriend posted a picture of Cruz getting submitted in WEC by Urijah Faber. In returns, Cruz commented on her Instagram and left her private message. The fighters are supposed to face each other at the end of December this year.
Dominick Cruz is the Mexican- American. He has proven not only to be a great fighter but also quite good at keeping his personal life away from media. Yes, we are wondering who is his girlfriend or wife. Well! Well, we all know there is one woman who holds his heart, she is one other than Mrs. Suzette Howe, his beloved mother.
Have a look his picture with his mother:
It's time to know about his sexy girlfriend, Kenda Perez. Their relationship news began to circulate on the air. However, they did not accept their relationship. Dominick has stated in many interviews that his mother is the only woman he knows and adores.
Cruz is an animal lover, he often posts his with his cute dog.
Cruz's income source mostly hails from fighting, where he has the record of being amateur wrestling in his high school. Dominick Cruz’s annual salary is $250,000 while 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.
In 2016, he earned a salary of astonishing $110 thousand for the UFC Fight Night. His current net worth is about $1.4 million. Besides, it also helps to boost his yearly salary and overall net worth from endorsements.