UFC 132 CompuStrike Preview: Dominick Cruz Non-StopPosted on July 2, 2011, 06:59 AM by Anton Gurevich
Dominick Cruz will look to defend is title for the third consecutive time, this time facing the man who already beat him - Urijah "The California Kid" Faber. The fight will headline tonight's UFC 132, which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
CompuStrike statistics perfectly reflect the unique fighting style of Dominick Cruz, who has, according to statistics, a clear advantage over Urijah Faber in every aspect of Mixed Martial Arts. The only thing that goes in favor of the former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber is that Dominick Cruz has zero submission attempts in his last 6 fights, while Faber forced 3 of his last 6 opponents to tap out, as result of 9 submission attempts.
Here's some key facts:
Cruz landed three times as many arm strikes per fight as Faber, throwing four times as many
Faber was successful on just 41% of his takedown attempts (11 of 27)