Dominick Rojelio Cruz is an American mixed martial artist. He plays in the UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Bantamweight Division and is also a two-time titleholder. He is also the final titleholder of the WEC World Extreme Cagefighting. He is known for his unorthodox movement, wrestling moves, attacking from different angles and quick strikes. In 2017 however, he regained the title by split decision over TJ Dillashaw and made one of the greatest comeback stories in the history of MMA. Dominick only has two tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at what they are and the meanings they hold.
1. ‘Tribal’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Dominick’s upper back contains a large tribal tattoo.
Meaning: Tribal tattoos are mainly ancestral tattoos with hidden meanings gotten at a specific time or after accomplishing a certain stage in life. Just like this one which Dominick got to show his warrior spirit and passion for the sport.
2. Knuckle Tattoo
Tattoo: The last tattoo which he got and posted on twitter. The knuckles of his right hand contain the letters, C, R, U, and Z tattooed on them starting from his pinkie and moving towards his index finger.
Meaning: The letters together spell out his family name, Cruz and he got this tattoo in 2011.