TJ is gonna maul Cruz in the rematch

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  1. Ysgramor Blue Belt

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    *If it happens.

    TJ has obviously improved since their fight (which was a close one) and Cruz while already really good, got beaten badly by Cody and had a lackluster performance over Faber before that.

    TJ has speed, power, technique everything going for him. Dom never had power in does hands, and sadly he lost a step.

    TJ 10/10 via some version of tko.
     
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    Cruz is not made for battle, he's at the desk. Keep him there.
     
  3. Ruthfella Purple Belt

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    True. He will finish Cruz via lowkicks
     
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    In-tact-plantar-fascia-Dom works T.J. worse than the first fight. T.J. is Dom Cruz beta version.
     
  6. so creamy Banned Banned

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    TJ sure has improved, but that was far from the best version of Dom.

    Dom's prime was around 5 years and 3 surgeries before that fight. I think the best version of Dom beats Cody, and prime Cruz vs current TJ is a toss up
     
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    He's a more powerful and diverse Cruz.
     
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    We won't get to that point cause Dom going to have a couple of fights against today's top 135ers......which is justice cause t.j should of never had his title taken in first place.
     
  9. Johnsonville Banned Banned

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    Don't forget dom is the superior grappler and that can shake up the striking too. Dom took down tj in the last fight. But tj looks unstoppable ATM af rn

    ~DaViD~
     
  10. HockeyBjj Putting on the foil

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    Not fully sold on that. Cody moved forward, Dom does not. Cody got into a flurry, Dom certainly does not

    Fully possible and I see it as a 50/50 fight, but TJ will need to use a completely different game plan to stalk Dom down and instigate combos once in range rather than letting the other fighter get into his own range to hammer
     
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    Honestly i thought cruz was unofficially retired. There has been no talk of him fighting since he lost to cody (dec 16.) At this point he doesn't even deserve a title shot seeing as it would be 2 years, and he hasnt even been injured during this time.
    Yeah I know tj fight was close and all, but stop rewarding these chumps for sitting on the bench.
     

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