• Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Marlon Vera vs. Dominick Cruz

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Saturday, August 13 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, USA Marlon «Chito» Vera will meet Dominick «The Dominator» Cruz in a 5-round bantamweight bout.

Marlon Vera
Marlon Vera
Chito
Dominick Cruz
Dominick Cruz
The Dominator
Country EcuadorEcuador
Chone, Ecuador
USAUSA
San Diego, California, USA
Age 29 years 36 years
Pro 11 years 17 years
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 5′ 8″ (173 cm)
Reach 70½″ (179 cm) 69″ (175 cm)
Division bantamweight
(135 lbs / 61,2 kg)
bantamweight
(135 lbs / 61,2 kg)
Stance

southpaw

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 19 - 7 - 1
(7 KOs)
24 - 3 - 0
(7 KOs)
KOs 36% 29%
Inactive 105 days 245 days
Advant.
Marlon Vera won by knockout (KO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, August 13 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Marlon Vera versus Dominick Cruz?

  • ESPN+ (USA)

Vera vs. Cruz Full Fight Highlights

Vera vs. Cruz Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, August 13?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
bantamweight (135 lbs)Marlon Vera
(19 - 7 - 1)
Dominick Cruz
(24 - 3 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)David Onama
(10 - 1 - 0)
Nate Landwehr
(15 - 4 - 0)
middleweight (185 lbs)Gerald Meerschaert
(34 - 15 - 0)
Bruno Silva
(22 - 7 - 0)
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Devin Clark
(13 - 6 - 0)
Azamat Murzakanov
(11 - 0 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)Nina Nunes
(10 - 7 - 0)
Cynthia Calvillo
(9 - 4 - 1)
strawweight (115 lbs)Yazmin Jauregui
(8 - 0 - 0)
Iasmin Lucindo
(13 - 4 - 0)
heavyweight (265 lbs)Łukasz Brzeski
(8 - 1 - 1)
Martin Buday
(10 - 1 - 0)
lightweight (155 lbs)Gabriel Benítez
(22 - 10 - 0)
Charlie Ontiveros
(11 - 8 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)Ode Osbourne
(11 - 4 - 0)
Tyson Nam
(20 - 12 - 1)
flyweight (125 lbs)Angela Hill
(13 - 12 - 0)
Lupita Godinez
(8 - 2 - 0)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Youssef Zalal
(10 - 5 - 0)
Da'Mon Blackshear
(12 - 4 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Jason Witt
(19 - 8 - 0)
Josh Quinlan
(5 - 0 - 0)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Ariane Lipski
(14 - 7 - 0)
Priscila Cachoeira
(11 - 4 - 0)
Marlon «Chito» Vera

Marlon «Chito» Vera

Marlon Vera is an Ecuadorian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Vera has been performing for 11 years.

Marlon was born in Chone, Ecuador, on December 2, 1992.
He currently resides in Chone, Ecuador.

Last fight

The last fight of Marlon Vera took place on April 30, 2022 against Rob FontRob Font.
Vera won by unanimous decision (UD).

Marlon Vera vs. Rob Font 

Marlon Vera's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 27
  • Wins: 19
  • Wins by KO: 7
  • Wins by subm: 8
  • Wins by dec: 4
  • Losses: 7
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 7
  • Draws: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Marlon Vera have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-13 Dominick Cruz Win
KO (Head Kick)
2022-04-30 Rob Font Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-11-06 Frankie Edgar Win
KO (Front Kick)
2021-06-19 Davey Grant Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-12-19 Jose Aldo Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-08-15 Sean O'Malley Win
TKO (Elbows and Punches)
2020-05-16 Yadong Song Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-12 Andre Ewell Win
TKO (Elbow and Punches)
2019-07-06 Nohelin Hernandez Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-03-23 Frankie Saenz Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-11-17 Guido Cannetti Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2018-08-04 Lijiburen Wu Win
KO (Punch to the Body)
2018-02-03 Douglas Silva de Andrade Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-10-28 John Lineker Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-07-22 Brian Kelleher Win
Submission (Armbar)
2017-03-18 Brad Pickett Win
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2016-11-26 Guangyou Ning Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-02-27 Davey Grant Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-08-08 Roman Salazar Win
Submission (Triangle Armbar)
2014-11-15 Marco Beltran Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-10-23 D'Juan Owens Win
Submission (Heel Hook)
2013-08-24 Bruno Leandro Soares Lobato Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-06-29 Fabio Bispo Draw
Draw
2013-05-25 Luis Roberto Herrera Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2013-04-24 Joel Iglesias Win
KO (Elbows)
2013-01-18 Javier Umana Munoz Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2012-02-20 Jack Guzman Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-06-18 Cesar Moreno Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Marlon Vera's losses

Who all beat Marlon Vera?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-12-19 Jose Aldo Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-05-16 Yadong Song Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-02-03 Douglas Silva de Andrade Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-10-28 John Lineker Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-02-27 Davey Grant Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-11-15 Marco Beltran Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-08-24 Bruno Leandro Soares Lobato Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Marlon «Chito» Vera Highlights

Dominick «The Dominator» Cruz

Dominick «The Dominator» Cruz

Dominick Cruz is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Cruz has been performing for 17 years.

Dominick was born in San Diego, California, USA, on September 3, 1985.
He currently resides in San Diego, California, USA.

Last fight

The last fight of Dominick Cruz took place on December 11, 2021 against Pedro MunhozPedro Munhoz.
Cruz won by unanimous decision (UD).

Dominick Cruz vs. Pedro Munhoz 

Dominick Cruz's last fight

First world title

On December 16, 2010 Dominick Cruz became the UFC bantamweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 27
  • Wins: 24
  • Wins by KO: 7
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 16
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Dominick Cruz have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-13 Marlon Vera Loss
KO (Head Kick)
2021-12-11 Pedro Munhoz Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-03-06 Casey Kenney Win
Decision (Split)
2020-05-09 Henry Cejudo Loss
TKO (Knee and Punches)
2016-12-30 Cody Garbrandt Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-06-04 Urijah Faber Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-01-17 T.J. Dillashaw Win
Decision (Split)
2014-09-27 Takeya Mizugaki Win
KO (Punches)
2011-10-01 Demetrious Johnson Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-07-02 Urijah Faber Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-12-16 Scott Jorgensen Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-08-18 Joseph Benavidez Win
Decision (Split)
2010-03-06 Brian Bowles Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2009-08-09 Joseph Benavidez Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2009-04-05 Ivan Lopez Win
Technical Decision (Unanimous)
2009-01-25 Ian McCall Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2008-06-01 Charlie Valencia Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2008-03-22 Kenneth Aimes Win
KO (Punches)
2007-03-24 Urijah Faber Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2006-11-04 Shad Smith Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2006-09-09 Juan Miranda Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2006-07-15 Dave Hisquierdo Win
Decision (Split)
2006-02-24 Michael Barney Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-09-30 Nick Hedrick Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2005-09-10 Josh Donahue Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-08-06 Tom Schwager Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-06-11 Rosco McClellan Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-01-29 Eddie Castro Win
Decision (Split)

All Dominick Cruz's losses

Who all beat Dominick Cruz?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-13 Marlon Vera Loss
KO (Head Kick)
2020-05-09 Henry Cejudo Loss
TKO (Knee and Punches)
2016-12-30 Cody Garbrandt Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2007-03-24 Urijah Faber Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)

Dominick «The Dominator» Cruz Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Vera to win: 1/3
  • Cruz to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 19/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Vera or Cruz?

Vera and Cruz are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Marlon Vera will win by submission.

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