The MGM Grand was buzzing with excitement Saturday night after the most heated rivalry in the history of the bantamweight division came to a close when 135-pound champion Dominick Cruz defeated all-time rival Urijah Faber in the UFC 132 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
After conquering the only man to defeat him, Cruz headed over to Studio 54 to celebrate his triumph in style. Cruz was all smiles on the red carpet and posed playfully with sexy, bikini-clad Tropic Beauty Model Search contestants and his prized belt.Cruz was joined on the carpet by Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, who congratulated him on the win. The twosome, both sporting black Famous Stars and Straps shirts, posed for photos outside the energized venue.
Inside the iconic nightclub, DJ Kid Jay kept the party rocking with hits like “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas. Cruz and Barker continued to hang out in a private VIP area overlooking the packed nightclub while Cruz reveled in his triumph along with a large group of friends, including fellow UFC fighter Brandon Vera.
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