UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz Preview
- Updated: January 17, 2016
Boston MA: The entire MMA World comes to TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday Night for an action packed filled night of fights headlined by the battle for the UFC Bantamweight championship as Champion T.J. Dillashaw puts his title on the line against Dominick Cruz. There are two Philadelphia fighters that are on the card in Paul Felder & Eddie Alvarez. Dominick Cruz comes into fight with record of 20-1 with 7 KO’S and off a knockout win over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on September 27, 2014 while the champion T.J. Dillashaw has record of 12-2 with 6 KO’s and off a win over Renan Barão at UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barão 2 on July 25, 2015.
The co main event features Philadelphia fighter Eddie Alvarez taking on Anthony Pettis, winner of this fight would get a future title fight in the Lightweight division. Eddie Alvarez enters fight with a record of 26-4 with 14 KO’s and off a decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188 on June 13,2015, his opponent Anthony Pettis has a record of 18-3 with 7 KO’s and off a decision loss to Rafael dos Anjos back at UFC 185 on March 14,2015.
The other Philadelphia fighter that is on the card is Paul Felder as he takes on Daron Cruickshank in a lightweight fight. Felder has record of 10-2 with 7 KO’s and off a split decision loss to Ross Pearson back at UFC 191 on September 5,2015.
Paul Felder fight against Daron Cruickshank will be on UFC FIGHT PASS which starts at 6PM ET & Felder will be entering to “Warriors Code” by Dropkick Murphys while Eddie Alvarez will enter the ring to “DMX Intro” the intro that Chuck Liddell used to enter the ring with.
The Fights will be live on UFC Fight Pass & on FOX Sports 1, the main card will be on FOX Sports 1 at 10PM ET with Mike Goldberg & Joe Rogan calling the action
Entire Fight Card
Main Card on FOX Sports 1 at 10PM ET
|Bantamweight||T.J. Dillashaw (c)||vs.||Dominick Cruz|
|Lightweight||Anthony Pettis||vs.||Eddie Alvarez|
|Heavyweight||Travis Browne||vs.||Matt Mitrione|
|Lightweight||Ross Pearson||vs.||Francisco Trinaldo|
Prelim Fights on FOX Sports 1 at 8PM ET
|Welterweight||Patrick Côté||vs.||Ben Saunders|
|Light Heavyweight||Tim Boetsch||vs.||Ed Herman|
|Lightweight||Chris Wade||vs.||Mehdi Baghdad|
|Featherweight||Maximo Blanco||vs.||Luke Sanders|
Prelim Fights on UFC Fight Pass at 6PM ET
|Lightweight||Paul Felder||vs.||Daron Cruickshank|
|Featherweight||Charles Rosa||vs.||Kyle Bochniak|
|Light Heavyweight||Ilir Latifi||vs.||Sean O’Connell|
|Bantamweight||Rob Font||vs.||Joey Gomez|
|Light Heavyweight||Francimar Barroso||vs.||Elvis Mutapcic|