Dominick Cruz eyes rematch with Henry Cejudo at UFC 306: ‘I feel like we could make an awesome fight right there’

Dominick Cruz eyes rematch with Henry Cejudo at UFC 306 I think we'd make an awesome fight

Former two-time undisputed bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz has voiced his interest in a rematch clash against former duel-weight titleholder, Henry Cejudo later this summer at UFC 306 in The Sphere, claiming they could put on an “awesome” rematch fight. 

Cruz, a former two-time bantamweight titleholder and current number thirteen ranked divisional challenger, has been out of action since August 2022, most recently headlining a UFC Fight Night San Diego event.

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And despite starting well against most recent title challenger, Marlon Vera, Cruz dropped a devastating fourth round high-kick KO loss to the Ecuadorian.

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Linked with a return earlier this year, Cruz was reportedly in talks to take on the returning former featherweight champion, Jose Aldo in a ‘super fight’ from years gone by, until an undisclosed injury ruled the veteran from a UFC 301 outing.

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Dominick Cruz eyes UFC 306 rematch with Henry Cejudo

However, Cruz has welcomed the chance to feature at UFC 306 in September at The Sphere in Las Vegas – eyeing the chance to take on Olympic gold medal winner, Cejudo in a re-run.

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“There’s a Mexico Independence Day card coming up, and I lost a fight,” Dominick Cruz said on the Overdogs Podcast. “I look back at my loss and I lost it fair and square to Henry Cejudo, but I do believe he could get a better version of me and really face a better version of me.”

“I’ve had rematches against (Joseph) Benavidez, I’ve had rematches against Urijah Faber, I’ve had rematches against that whole Team Alpha MMA where I had to take each guy out, step by step, in order to keep my title,” Dominick Cruz explained. “So, I would love to a rematch with Henry Cejudo on Mexican Independence Day in The Sphere. I think we could make a pretty awesome fight there.” 

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