He’s Back! Former Champ Dominick Cruz’s Targeted Octagon Return Now Revealed | UFC News

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has not competed inside the octagon since back in 2016. Now, however, it would appear that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is targeting the former title holder’s big return.

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As reported by Combate, Dominick Cruz is now being targeted for a match up against John Lineker at UFC 233. The event will take place Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif. UFC 233 will be featured live on pay-per-view.

The bout has yet to be made official, but is reportedly in the works. Cruz lost his bantamweight title to Cody Garbrandt back at UFC 207. Since then, the former champion has been recovering from injuries.

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