UFC 207 – Cody Garbrandt Wins Unanimous Decision vs Dominick Cruz

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Fight Info

  • UFC 207 – Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada SAT. DEC. 30, 2016
  • Dominick Cruz: 22-1-0
  • Cody Garbrandt: 10-0-0


Cody Garbrandt Wins by Unanimous Decision (48-46, 48-47, 48-46) vs Dominick Cruz,


Fight Scores

  • Dominick Cruz: 177/249 Strikes, 5/6 Takedowns, 1 Submission Attempts
  • Cody Garbrandt: 51/107 Strikes, 1/2 Takedowns, 0 Submission Attempts


  • Cody Garbrandt had an outstanding takedown and right punch in the first round
  • Cody Garbrandt combination ending in a head butt opened up Cruz badly
  • A powerful strike by Cody on the fourth round almost looked like a knockout but Dominick Cruz was able to stand up right away


UFC 207 – Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt fought on Dec 30, 2016, Cody Garbrandt wins match on a unanimous decision against Dominick Cruz
UFC 207 – Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt RECAP

The fight started explosive between Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt as both fighters are equally matched from takedowns, recovery from take down and striking where both exchanged blows. Cody have a slight advantage in the first round.

Cody started with beautiful combination of punches but Dominick Cruz kept Cody from his momentum and taking the fight back to him.

Cody had a dominating third round as he hit up Cruz opening a large cut on the face. Replay shows it was a head-butt after his strike that got Dominick Cruz.

On the fourth round Cody made a clean shot that knocked Cruz down and what looked like a knockout punch but Dominick Cruz quickly stood up. Cody dominated the fourth round and looked very comfortable as he even spent time taunting Dominick.

Cody Garbrandt’s corner

None heard so far.

Dominick Cruz’s corner

“Deep combinations, deep combinations”.

Cody Garbrandt’s speech after winning
“Since he was 12 years I dreamed about it”

“brought faith to me” — regarding his 5 year old brother and gave the belt to him.

“Dillashaw come try me motherfucker”

Both fighters did not want to touch gloves

Beautiful exchange of punches

Cody Garbrandt post fight interview:

Historic milestones in UFC 207

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UFC 207 – Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt Videos

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