Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-08-13, good mma bout: Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Cruz vs Vera is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 13th, at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego (California, USA), in a 5-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening UFC San Diego (also known as UFC on ESPN 41). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Before the bout take place, you can watch the official UFC San Diego press conference, the weigh-in (on Friday) and discover how to watch Vera vs Cruz on tv, the fight time and the card.
Marlon Vera record
The black belt in Bjj Marlon Vera entered this fight with a mma record of 19-7-1 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Aljamain Sterling).
He lost to Jose Aldo in 2020 (Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera), but then he has won over Davey Grant (Marlon Vera vs Davey Grant 2), Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Marlon Vera) and Rob Font (Rob Font vs Marlon Vera).
Dominick Cruz record
His opponent, the former Ufc Bw champion Dominick Cruz, has an official record of 24-3-0 (33% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the bantamweight division.
He lost two consecutive fights between 2016 and 2020, against Cody Garbrandt (Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt) and Henry Cejudo (Henry Cejudo vs Dominick Cruz), but then he has beat Casey Kenney (Dominick Cruz vs Casey Kenney) and Pedro Munhoz (Pedro Munhoz vs Dominick Cruz).
How to watch – Fight time
When is UFC San Diego Vera vs Cruz? Date, fight time
The fight between Marlon Vera and Dominick Cruz, main event of UFC San Diego, is scheduled for Saturday evening, August 13th, 2022. The main card, in the United States, will start at 7 p.m. ET or 4 p.m. PT (12 a.m. UK time or 1 a.m. in Europe); so Cruz vs Vera will be approximately broadcast two and a half hours later.
Where is the UFC San Diego?
The UFC San Diego, headlined by the main bout Dominick Cruz vs Marlon Vera, will be held at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego (California, United States) which has a maximum total capacity of 16,100.
How to watch UFC San Diego Vera vs Cruz live stream? TV channel
ESPN / ESPN+ will stream the UFC San Diego fights in the United States, BT Sport will broadcast in the United Kingdom and Ireland while DAZN is the official streaming tv channel in Germany, Italy and Spain.
- The prelims will start at 4 p.m. ET or 1 p.m. PT (9 p.m. UK time on BT Sport or 10 p.m. in Europe).
- The main card of UFC San Diego, headlined by the main event Cruz vs Vera, will be broadcast at 7 p.m. ET or 4 p.m. PT (12 a.m. UK time on BT Sport or 1 a.m. in Europe).
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Here is the UFC San Diego full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz
Nate Landwehr vs David Onama
Yazmin Jauregui vs Iasmin Lucindo
Devin Clark vs Azamat Murzakanov
Ariane Lipski vs Priscila Cachoeira
Gerald Meerschaert vs Bruno Silva
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs Lupita Godinez
Martin Buday vs Lukasz Brzeski
Cynthia Calvillo vs Nina Nunes
Gabriel Benítez vs Charlie Ontiveros
Ode’ Osbourne vs Tyson Nam
Jason Witt vs Josh Quinlan
Youssef Zalal vs Da’Mon Blackshear
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC San Diego pre-fight press conference, featuring Dominick Cruz and Marlon Vera!
The UFC San Diego: Vera vs Cruz weigh-in is scheduled for Friday, August 12th at 7 p.m. ET or 4 p.m. PT (12 a.m. UK time or 1 a.m. in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Who won Vera vs Cruz fight?
Marlon Vera defeated Dominick Cruz via KO at 2:17, round 4.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC San Diego post-fight octagon interview of Marlon Vera and Dominick Cruz.
UFC San Diego results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC San Diego Vera vs Cruz.
Marlon Vera def. Dominick Cruz via KO r4
Nate Landwehr def. David Onama via MD
Yazmin Jauregui def. Iasmin Lucindo via UD
Azamat Murzakanov def. Devin Clark via TKO r3
Priscila Cachoeira def. Ariane Lipski via TKO r1
Gerald Meerschaert def. Bruno Silva via SUB r3
Angela Hill def. Lupita Godinez via UD
Martin Buday def. Lukasz Brzeski via SD
Nina Nunes def. Cynthia Calvillo via SD
Gabriel Benítez def. Charlie Ontiveros via TKO r1
Tyson Nam def. Ode’ Osbourne via KO r1
Josh Quinlan def. Jason Witt via KO r1
Youssef Zalal vs Da’Mon Blackshear DRAW
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC San Diego post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Dominick Cruz and Marlon Vera (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC San Diego Fight of the Night: Nate Landwehr vs David Onama
UFC San Diego Performance of the Night: Marlon Vera and Tyson Nam