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Next UFC is Vera v Cruz - Official Discussion Thread

Hey everyone! Well that's another UFC Fight Night in the books. Before we move into the next UFC (Vera v Cruz), here's a reminder of what went down with Santos v Hill (plus our post fight discussion thread).

Santos v Hill Post Fight Discussion Thread

It's on to the next UFC 🎉, it's a UFC Fight Night card and the main card is headlined by Marlon Vera and Dominick Cruz, here we go with UFC Fight Night San Diego, California ☀️

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Next UFC is on Saturday 13th August.

Marlon Vera record is:
21-7-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)

Marlon Vera is coming off a win over Rob Font, prior to that it was a win over Frankie Edgar.

Dominick Cruz record is:
24-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)

Dominick Cruz is coming off a win over Pedro Munhoz, prior to that it was a win over Casey Kenney.

Cruz is the former UFC bantamweight champion (dethroned by Cody Garbrandt) trying to make another run for the title and now we have Vera coming up as a surging contender in the bantamweight division. Cruz, aka 'The Dominator' is currently ranked at 8 in the bantamweight division whilst Vera is ranked 5th.

Vera has won his last 3 fights heading into this bout, Cruz has won his last 2 fights and will be looking to build on his previous championship level experience (Cruz has an endless list of top level names on his list).

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Vera v Cruz Main Card

Vera v Cruz Weight
Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz 135
David Onama vs Nate Landwehr 145
Gerald Meerschaert vs Bruno Silva 185
Devin Clark vs Azamat Murzakanov 205
Nina Nunes vs Cynthia Calvillo 125
Yazmin Jauregui vs Iasmin Lucindo 115

Vera v Cruz Prelims

Vera v Cruz Weight
Łukasz Brzeski vs Martin Buday 265
Gabriel Benítez vs Charlie Ontiveros 155
Ode Osbourne vs Tyson Nam 125
Angela Hill vs Lupita Godinez 120
Youssef Zalal vs Da'Mon Blackshear 135
Jason Witt vs Josh Quinlan 170
Ariane Lipski vs Priscila Cachoeira 130

Vera v Cruz Live Betting Odds

Vera v Cruz Global Start Times

When does Vera v Cruz go down?

  • Date is Saturday August 13th.
  • Approx start time is around 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 9:30pm (PT, MT, CT, ET & GMT)
  • Main card starts around 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, 12:00am (PT, MT, CT, ET & GMT)

So Vera and Cruz should make their way to the Octagon at around 7:15pm, 8:15pm, 9:15pm, 10:15pm, 3:15am, (PT, MT, CT, ET & GMT) - obviously that depends on how long the undercard fights last.

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Top comments (7)

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Ollie Gadd

I think this card is overall pretty weak but the main event is awesome. Both major proving grounds for these fighters

If Vera can beat a legend like Cruz, who is still clearly capable and intelligent, then he unlocks fights like an Aldo rematch, Sandhagen, Yan. The upper ranks of the stacked division

If Cruz can beat Vera he unlocks much the same types of matchup and a title shot soon.

I think Vera takes it but it'll be interesting to see

lee profile image

I agree, the main event here is a great matchup. It will be ironic to see Cruz win this and then enter the prime contender space whilst Garbrandt is slipped down the ladder.

I think Vera takes it but it'll be interesting to see

I see it as 50-50 at the moment as I am not sure how Vera deals with Cruz's unorthodox style. It will be really interesting to see tho 😎

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Some UFC San Diego podcast love for ya

play pause The MMA Hour
play pause Full Reptile Radio
play pause The Protect Ya' Neck Podcast
play pause WEIGHING IN
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Some coverage of Vera v Cruz here from the Severe MMA crew 🔥

lee profile image

Nice watch. Free UFC fight, Vera vs Font (Font recently flatlined Garbrandt)

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I know some people get frustrated with Cruz's unorthodox style, personally I love it and his outspoken attitude.

He's got a mountain to climb here.

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Fight promo is in 😎