Cody Garbrandt News

Sep 6, 2017 9:28 am

Cody Garbrandt and Urijah Faber blast TJ Dillashaw over “dirty” training habits

Today, bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and his UFC 217 challenger T.J. Dillashaw stand out as two of the fiercest rivals in MMA. There was a time, however, when they trained together, as teammates, under the roof of Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California. Then again, it doesn’t sound like they got along that well in...

Aug 22, 2017 5:57 am

Cody Garbrandt attempts clear the air after being accused of racism by Aljamain Sterling

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. This beef started innocently enough, but blew up when Garbrandt called Sterling “boy,” a comment that was immediately criticized for it’s racial undertone. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Garbrandt explained where his beef with Sterling...

Aug 17, 2017 6:00 am

Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw is official for UFC 217, Garbrandt issues quick threat

It’s official. UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt the very first defense of his bantamweight title at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City, New York. His opponent will be his arch rival, former champion TJ DIllashaw. Though this bout has long been expected to occur at this November card, which goes...

Aug 14, 2017 6:29 am

Cody Garbrandt and Aljamain Sterling get heated on Twitter, racism accusations surface

On Sunday, reigning UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and rising bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. While this back-and-forth began as fairly innocent Twitter beef, it unfortunately wasn’t long before accusations of racism began to fly. See the pair’s fiery exchange below: Don’t need to. We follow each other and he clearly...

Aug 9, 2017 8:44 am

Cody Garbrandt implies rescheduled TJ Dillashaw scrap will go down at UFC 217

Originally, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was expected to defend his title against former champion TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Unfortunately, Garbrandt was forced out of this anticipated bantamweight title fight with a severe back injury, and the fight was scrapped as a result. Though there was some brief discussion surrounding Dillashaw possibly dropping to...

Aug 4, 2017 12:27 pm

Cody Garbrandt eyeing MSG return, still focused solely on rehab

While UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw may have been set to fight at UFC 213 earlier this summer, however the fight was forced to be cancelled after a back injury forced Garbrandt out of the fight. Despite UFC President Dana White sending Garbrandt to Germany to receive Orthokine treatment...

Jul 13, 2017 1:50 pm

Bodybuilder continuing campaign to fight a UFC champion

If there is one thing that social media bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader is getting out of his whole beef with UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt, it’s attention. Good press or bad press, people are talking about Kader and his attempts to troll or actually fight and is picking up quite a few followers on social...

Jul 6, 2017 11:00 am

Cody Garbrandt gives timeline for return from back injury

This Saturday, fight fans will tune in for a stacked night of fights headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, top ranked middleweights Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown for the interim middleweight championship. With that...

Jun 25, 2017 2:56 pm

Update: Cody Garbrandt vs. Matthew Kline Kader fails to come to fruition

Over the last few weeks, the MMA community has watched on in bewilderment as bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt engaged in a heated Twitter beef, and ultimately agreed to fight inside Team Alpha Male, Garbrandt’s home base in Sacramento, California. Contrary to widespread doubt that this weird beef would actually...

Jun 25, 2017 11:48 am

Matthew Kline Kader claims he has arrived, Cody Garbrandt states otherwise

Matthew Kline Kader claims he has arrived, Cody Garbrandt states otherwise Well today is the big day. No, I am not talking about the highly anticipated UFC lightweight fight between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee tonight in Oklahoma City. And no, I am not talking about the return of former two division champion BJ Penn...

Jun 1, 2017 9:45 am

Cody Garbrandt issues warning to TJ Dillashaw regarding Demetrious Johnson fight

Several months ago, it was announced that UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be making his first bantamweight title defense against TJ Dillashaw following a season of coaching on The Ultimate Fighter. Unfortunately, a back injury delayed the potential fight when Cody Garbrandt was flown to Germany by UFC President Dana White for a procedure...

May 30, 2017 12:49 pm

Cody Garbrandt would love to return at UFC 214

If things had gone according to plan for bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt, he’d be fighting his arch rival TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213 this July 8. Regrettably, the champ was forced out of this hotly anticipated contest with a back injury. Luckily, Garbrandt has received the necessary treatment for his back troubles, and he’s now...

May 26, 2017 12:11 pm

Bodybuilder books flight to fight Cody Garbrandt after heated Twitter exchange

We could be seeing UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt fight sooner than we thought. Earlier this week, Garbrandt got into a heated Twitter exchange with a bodybuilder named Matthew Kline Kader. It all started after Garbrandt replied to one of Dillashaw’s tweets about fighting UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Dillashaw: Would you rather see @MightyMouseUFC...

May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Several scuffles break out in newest clip from The Ultimate Fighter

It is too bad that Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw will not be settling their feud at UFC 213 as originally planned. Garbrandt suffered a back injury and will not be recovered in time to train for the fight by the July 8 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although the fight is now off, the...

May 20, 2017 8:49 am

Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213

Over the course of this week, there has been much speculation as to whether or not UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be able to make his first title defense at UFC 213 on July 8th. While Garbrandt was slated to fight TJ Dillashaw on the highly anticipated card, news surfaced earlier this week that...

May 19, 2017 8:53 am

Dana White gives update on Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw

On July 8th, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is set to step into the Octagon to defend his title against former teammate, and former UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Unfortunately, ahead of the fight, Garbrandt has revealed that his back is injured. The champ was sent to UFC President Dana White’s doctor...

May 13, 2017 9:16 am

Dana White unveils epic plan B if Cody Garbrandt is injured

The UFC recently revealed that bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be defending his UFC bantamweight title this summer against TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated grudge match following ‘TUF Redemption’. Unfortunately, this week, it was revealed that Dillashaw’s plane ticket to the UFC Summer Kickoff event was cancelled, since Garbrandt was flying to Germany to...

May 12, 2017 1:56 pm

Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw UFC 213 title fight potentially on rocky roads

The UFC 213 bantamweight title fight between champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw may be on rocky roads. The two former teammates are slated to settle their differences in the Octagon at UFC 213 following their stints as coaches on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter. However, both fighters took to social...

May 2, 2017 9:51 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt will defeat TJ Dillashaw

This July, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will step into the Octagon against his former teammate, former bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Prior to the pair fighting, they have coached opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter, where they engaged in several heated exchanges, the most noteworthy saw Garbrandt choke his former teammate....

May 1, 2017 10:49 am

Dominick Cruz makes his pick for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight

This July 8, when the UFC takes over Las Vegas with UFC 213, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against a former champion – and former teammate – in TJ Dillashaw. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, another former champion in Dominick Cruz gave his take on this upcoming battle....

Apr 27, 2017 10:59 am

TJ Dillashaw puts beef aside, congratulates Cody Garbrandt on engagement

While former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt certainly have a very public and very longstanding feud, the pair momentarily put their beef aside recently after Garbrandt revealed via social media that he was engaged to be married. Garbrandt posted a photo with his fiancé to social media, which prompted...

Apr 26, 2017 10:42 am

Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt gets engaged

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is one of the fastest rising stars in MMA – but don’t expect him to be adopting the Dan Bilzerian playboy lifestyle. The bantamweight king is now engaged to his long time girlfriend, Danny Pimsanguan. Pimsanguan announced her engagement to Garbrandt on her Instagram account. Garbrandt then shared this post...

Apr 21, 2017 12:31 pm

Cody Garbrandt again suggests TJ Dillashaw has a history with needles

The UFC bantamweight title fight between champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw is heating up as they are set to meet in the Octagon at UFC 213 on July 8. With the two former teammates also starring as opposing coaches in the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, there is a ton of...