Cruz injured, to vacate title; Barao vs. Faber 2 for title


Today on Sports Center UFC President Dana White revealed that Dominick Cruz has been injured again and will be unable to fight in the bantamweight title unification bout at UFC 170 versus interim champion Renan Barao.

Cruz will be forced to vacate the UFC bantamweight title and Barao will now face Urijah Faber to determine the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion.

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DatSpiderLeg209 site profile image  

1/7/14 6:55 PM by DatSpiderLeg209

NOOOOOOOOOO!I was really looking forward to this.Faber earned the shot, though.

southcraw site profile image  

1/7/14 6:40 PM by southcraw

damage. . poor cruz his leg must be fucked

Bick Koxer site profile image  

1/7/14 5:33 PM by Bick Koxer

Did Kelly win a bunch of USFL titles? Otherwise they are not that similar. At least during Faber's prime he was the champ of the best org that had his weight class.

Freakin 10er site profile image  

1/7/14 10:30 AM by Freakin 10er

Hate to see that Cruz is injured again but I'm not upset about the vacated title. I think the UFC should start implementing that to avoid logjams or if there's been a dominating 'interim' champ for over a year

RedDragonUK site profile image  

1/7/14 10:00 AM by RedDragonUK

Faber deserves the shot. I really wanted to see Cruz fight but this will be entertaining and give Cruz a tune up fight before taking on the champ whomever it is.Faber won four fights in 2013 thats worthy of another shot

ironsoldier site profile image  

1/7/14 9:28 AM by ironsoldier

Hell yeah man! I've been watching Faber fight since 2008. I really hope he takes it this time! WAR FABER!!!

AdmiralCackbar site profile image  

1/7/14 9:27 AM by AdmiralCackbar

Renan has improved quite a bit since their first fight as well. He probably finished Faber this time around.

Billyz site profile image  

1/7/14 8:58 AM by Billyz

I dont think anyone can deny Faber deserves the shot as he had a hell of a year.Tough for Dom but I would actually like to see Faber pull it off

CapnKindBud site profile image  

1/7/14 6:56 AM by CapnKindBud

I think Faber has improved. He certainly looked better against McDonald than Renon did .

IZASH INDUSTRY site profile image  

1/7/14 6:46 AM by IZASH INDUSTRY

Maybe I've missed some but I haven't actually seen anyone complaining about Faber getting the shot yet. For sure he deserves it.