Dominick Cruz won’t have taken the bantamweight title from Henry Cejudo at UFC 249. Nonetheless, he has earned himself one other championship label.

The label of “championship mat-mopper.”

Following his second-round TKO loss to Cejudo earlier this month, Cruz (22-Three MMA, 5-2 UFC) has returned to the drafting board as he makes an attempt to rebuild from his first struggle in additional than three years. That begins within the health club.

Cruz’s grappling coach, Justin Flores, shared footage of Cruz mopping the mats after a current exercise in an obligation that may usually not fall on such a adorned competitor (through Instagram):

Cruz appeared to benefit from the job, which is to be anticipated. “The Dominator” holds himself to the very best commonplace, so that is no shock.

It’s additionally encouraging to see Cruz is correct again to work after a irritating consequence in opposition to Cejudo during which he believes he was robbed of a conclusive end by referee Keith Peterson.

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