Reminder: Dominick Cruz is 31 years old.

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  1. Draper

    Draper Bronze Bomber

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    The "old age" argument is a stretch if I've ever seen one. Cody Garbrandt (sigh) is just better than Dominick Cruz.
     
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    G0DSPEED Banned Banned

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    Only in tennis do guys hit their prime at 25.

    If you look at champions, the average age of "prime" UFC SOLDIERS are like 33. Heavyweights are bit older.
     
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  3. ChadWarden

    ChadWarden Green Belt

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    He started out when he was 20. Sometimes age alone doesn't show it all
     
  4. The Tenant

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    Respectfully though, his body is old. He's had asome injuries that would halt most athletes indefinitely. Cody won for sure, but that doesn't discount Cruz's injury history.
     
  5. Scheme

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    Cruz was moving around like usual.

    No excuses. He got outclassed by a superior fighter.
     
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    Greedy Dana Kanye's Biggest Fan

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    Yeah and he's only had like 100 knee surgeries. Fresh as a daisy.
     
  7. Tysonesque

    Tysonesque Blue Belt

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    He could be 25, it wouldn't change the fact that his knees have seen some shit.
     
  8. BlastoiseDad

    BlastoiseDad Al-hamdullilah

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    Reminder: his knees are dust
     
  9. Sparkie

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    Dom looked old and sore
    still has a good chin though
     
  10. Dick

    Dick 1PunchKO Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Cruz looked slow out there tonight. Maybe he should give 145 a try.
     
  11. Chramelated

    Chramelated The Real Guy, The Best Guy Banned

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    yeah but his knees are at least 67
     
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    footodors Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    lighter weights age out faster. 31 is old
     
  13. Goh

    Goh Purple Belt

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    Why the fuck does it matter? Provided his knees were peachy that doesn't mean he would've won and it doesn't mean he would've lost.
     
  14. Bearknuckle

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    He was fearful of cody's power.
     
  15. The Tenant

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    I don't dispute that at all. How much of factor it played is up for argument - It doesn't invalidate it, however. He has had a rash of bad injuries.
     
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    chefdiablo Brown Belt

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    Fighters sometimes seem to age overnight though.

    Anderson Silva was forever young and then suddenly he wasn't.

    Cruz might be in the twilight of his career, he has been fighting long enough for that to be true.
     

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