Posted by airkerma
Posted by sparky
It seems like Cruz is never going to heal up 100%. I wish him the best, but I'm afraid he will never be the same fighter.
Unfortunately I agree, this is a huge lay off and it's taking quite a bit of time to recover from. If/when he returns I would much rather see him just fight one tune up before Barao, just for him to test himself again.
Although i agree and i'd rather see it myself as I would not want Cruz to risk his own health just for the sake of his job/fans/money. As a champion with an interim champion waiting I the wings I don't see why the UFC could justify giving Cruz a tune up fight. Although I do agree, fighting any top 3 in any division could be viewed as torture, if your not 100% it's only going to get worse