(Video shot and edited by Rick Lee.)
Danny Acosta spent a day with WEC Champion and top-ranked Bantamweight Dominick Cruz and spoke with him about training, competition, his childhood, family life and and what it means to be a champion. Cruz will face challenger Scott Jorgensen (#6 Bantamweight) in the final WEC Bantweight Championship bout at WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis on Dec. 16 in Glendale, Ariz. The winner will become the final WEC Bantamweight Champion and the first UFC Bantamweight Champion when the promotions merge in 2011. Check back on Fri., Dec. 17 for full analysis of how WEC 53 affected FIGHT!’s rankings.