Cruz: I can't worry about the belt

July 15, 2013

 "I can't worry about the belt. It's really not my position to decide whether I keep it because I've been injured or whether Dana takes it or whether Barao has it. The belt is there. The bottom line is me getting healthy so I can go out there and do what I do best which is prove why I am where I am today. I'm not here by accident. I work hard to be there I'm at and I'm working hard in therapy to make sure I return to form as soon as possible. That's the goal. It's been a very tedious, tough process.... Nobody wants to wait including me. I don't want to have to wait but I don't really have a choice at this point other than to take my time and come back strong.

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