WBZ-TV Transmission Issues Notice Read More

Dana White Previews Dillashaw-Cruz UFC Title Bout On Toucher & Rich

BOSTON (CBS) — UFC president Dana White joined Toucher & Rich in studio on Friday, looking ahead to Sunday night’s bantamweight title bout between T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz at TD Garden in Boston.

The two fighters joined Toucher & Rich a few months ago, and it was pretty clear they don’t like each other very much. Dillashaw currently holds the bantamweight belt, but as White notes, he’s never beaten Cruz.

“Cruz has actually never lost the belt. Due to injuries he couldn’t defend the belt, so that’s why he ended up losing it. Dillashaw came in and has been on a tear, so this is going to be a fun fight,” said White. “To be the man, you have to beat the man. This is a big night for Dillashaw and to really be looked at as the real champion.

“Dillashaw is absolutey a champion; he’s beaten all the guys Cruz would have had to fight if he wasn’t injured. But he’s got to beat Cruz,” added White.

Dana White On Dillashaw-Cruz, Conor McGregor’s Career:

White also stuck around to touch on the success and future of Ronda Rousey, and discussed some pretty big fights coming up in 2016:

More from Toucher and Rich

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App
Taz Show

Listen Live