Dominick Cruz- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz, one of the most well-known American MMA fighters, is known for his unique fighting style.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Dominick Cruz
Real Name/Full Name:Dominick Rojelio Cruz
Age:39 years old
Birth Date:9 March 1985
Birth Place:San Diego, California, United States
Height:1.73 m
Weight:61 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Single
Wife/Spouse (Name):No
Profession:American mixed martial artist
Net Worth in 2022:$2 million

Dominick Cruz Biography

Dominick Cruz was born in Tucson, Arizona on September 3, 1985. He and his brother were raised by his mother after his father abandoned them when he was only five years old. He graduated from Flowing Wells High School.

Cruz enjoyed soccer and was on his way to a soccer tryout at school when one of the wrestling coaches saw him and invited him to wrestle because he was impressed with his physique. Cruz wrestled in high school and on the freestyle circuit during the summers but was unable to compete in college wrestling due to torn ligaments.

Dominick Cruz Age, Height, Weight

Dominick Cruz was born on March 9, 1985, and is 37 years old as of today, September 11, 2022. His height is 1.73 meters and his weight is 61 kilograms.

Dominick Cruz
Dominick Cruz


Dominick Cruz trained after high school while also working to cover his expenses. At the age of 19, he joined Boxing Inc., a gym. He received boxing and martial arts instruction there. Cruz defeated Eddie Castro in his first MMA match in 2005. He quickly won the Lightweight and Featherweight titles and rose to prominence as a fighter.

Cruz lost to Faber, which caused him to drop down a weight division. He won eight consecutive fights, defeating Charlie Valencia, Ian McCall, Ivan Lopez, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Bowles, and Scott Jorgenson. After defeating Brian Bowles, he went on to become the UFC Bantamweight Champion.

Cruz is now fully prepared for his rematch with Faber. The fight is now in a different league, but the rivalry remains the same. Though Faber fought hard and landed a lot of punches and quick takedowns, Cruz was much better this time and won a unanimous decision over Faber.

In 2014, UFC President Dana White announced that Renan Barao would take Cruz’s title while Cruz was recovering from a torn groin.

Dominick Cruz’s Achievements and Awards

This incredible athlete has won the UFC Bantamweight Championship twice and has the most wins in UFC/WEC Bantamweight history. He also captured the WEC Bantamweight Championship. He won both the Lightweight and Featherweight titles at Total Combat. Cruz was named Fighter of the Year in 2010. In 2014, he was named Comeback Fighter of the Year, and in 2015 and 2016, he was named Analyst of the Year.

Dominick Cruz’s Net Worth In 2024

Fighting for Dominick Cruz is always the main source of income. Dominick Cruz’s annual salary is $250,000, and he earned $324,000 in 2015-16 and $170,526 in 2014-15, with a salary of $109,831 in 2013-14. Cruz’s net worth is currently estimated to be around $2 million as of February 2024.

Cruz’s fighting style is very unconventional. He always tries to hit from unusual angles. His opponents have a difficult time hitting him because he is very good on his feet. Cruz is one of the best stand-up fighters in the bantamweight division. He fought with heart and courage throughout his entire battle. His takedown defense is also very strong.