Ahead of the much-anticipated return of Ronda Rousey, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took on his latest newcomer Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event slot on the UFC 207 card in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Check out the play-by-play below:
Round 5 - Garbrandt with a kick. Much slower pace. Cruz scores with a right. Flying knee from Cruz connects. Outside leg kick from Cruz. He misses and Garbrandt teases him. Cruz asks him to come to the center. Cruz throwing. Low kick. They trade takedown attempts. Head kick from Cruz caught. Cruz misses with a spinning backfist. Garbrandt backs Cruz up against the cage. Short punches from Cruz and a knee to the body from Codfy. He's circling away. Cruz chops at him with a leg kick. 10-9 Cruz, but 48-46 Garbrandt.
OHHHHHHHHHHH MYYYYYYYY @Cody_NoLove drops Cruz AGAIN!!! #UFC207 pic.twitter.com/JCFmfZOHQ8— #UFC207 (@ufc) December 31, 2016