He has a powerful wrestling background, quick striking and an analyst mindset that allows him to read his opponent’s moves and counter intuitively. Whenever Dominick is awaiting his next fight, he is actively participating as a Commentator, bringing perspective and distinctive insights to the fans that watch and witness his accuracy played out before their eyes inside the Octagon.
For Dominick Cruz, this was a tremendous showing of how a fighter can adapt due to having extremely well-rounded skills. He wasn't getting lit up on the feet or anything, but the fight was closer than he liked in that department so he switched things up and utilized his offensive grappling game. His size advantage played a huge part in helping him control Johnson.