Dominick Cruz
Dominick Cruz in a file photo. CREDIT: Josh Hedges, UFC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images.

UFC 219: Dominick Cruz out with broken arm

Former UFC bantamweight champion No. 2 Dominick Cruz (22-2-0) has pulled out of his UFC 219 matchup with No. 3 Jimmie Rivera (21-1-0) after suffering a broken arm, according to MMAfighting.com.

Cruz, 32, lost the belt to Cody Garbrandt at UFC 207 in December 2016 has been idle since, and can be seen on UFC on FOX as a fight analyst.

Rivera, 28, is currently on a 20-fight win streak, decisioning Thomas Almeida at UFC on FOX 25 in July.

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