Fight Night Boston: Dillashaw vs Cruz Kodi
TJ Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight belt against Dominick Cruz, who never lost as the former 135-pound champion, on Sunday
on FOX SPORTS 1 live from Boston.
UFC Bantamweight Championship bout between current champion T.J. Dillashaw and former WEC and UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is expected to headline this event.
Beneil Dariush was expected to face Mairbek Taisumov at this event. However on December 3, Dariush was forced to pull out of the bout due to injury. He was replaced byChris Wade. In turn, Taisumov was pulled from the fight during the week leading to the event due to alleged visa issues and was replaced by promotional newcomer Mehdi Baghdad.
Dennis Bermudez was expected to face Maximo Blanco at this event. However on December 5, Bermudez pulled out of the bout due to a staph infection in his shin.On January 4, it was announced that he was replaced by promotional newcomer Luke Sanders.