Dominick Cruz Injures ACL, Pulled From UFC Title Fight Against Urijah Faber

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been forced out of his UFC 148 title fight with Urijah Faber on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada, after suffering a torn ACL knee injury in training while working at The Ultimate Fighter Live. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news on Twitter. The injury was sustained during his time on “The Ultimate Fighter Live”.

Cruz was coaching alongside his teammates from the Alliance Training Center, the injury occurred while Cruz was working with his team, while also training for his UFC 148 bout with Faber.

Urijah Faber is not left without an opponent for UFC 148, and it’s unclear at this time if there will be a replacement or if Faber will be pulled altogether.

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