MMA Ratings Podcast

December 16, 2010

WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis - 10. Dominick Cruz vs. Scott Jorgensen

Bantamweight Championship bout: Dominick Cruz defeated Scott Jorgensen by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to retain the WEC Bantamweight Championship and gain the UFC Bantamweight Championship.

According to FightMetric the new UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz set the record for most total strikes landed in a single fight in modern WEC history (from WEC 25 onward), landing 243 total strikes in his victory over Scott Jorgensen. The record was previously held by Miguel Torres in his fight against Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 40. Torres' performance in that fight is still the record-holder for most significant strikes landed in a WEC fight with 144 landed. Cruz landed 117 against Jorgensen.

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1 comment:

  1. I wouldn't give Cruz 10-8, but 10-8.5 if I could. I'll settle for 10-9x5.

    Cruz showed some solid striking defense, slipping punches like Anderson Silva, awesome offensive and defensive wrestling, and such dynamic striking. Jorgensen had nothing.

    R:4 A:4 S:5 T:4+

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