TJ Dillashaw 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 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 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...

Jul 11, 2017 4:04 pm

TJ Dillashaw gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

TJ Dillashaw has had some experience in the ring with one of the greats from boxing as we’ve recently seen the footage of the former UFC bantamweight champion sparring with Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is one of the boxers that is often talked about in the pound-for-pound debate. Joe Rogan speaks very highly of Lomachenko and...

Jun 24, 2017 12:53 pm

TJ Dillashaw reportedly no longer considering move to flyweight

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s upcoming fight remains a mystery as conflicting details continue to emerge, with no resolution on the conflict between The UFC and Demetrious Johnson to aid fight fans in making sense of the confusion. Dillashaw was initially slated to fight bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated bantamweight title...

Jun 14, 2017 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw reacts to footage of injured Cody Garbrandt allegedly drunk wrestling

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was scheduled to fight former teammate TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated title fight this July. Unfortunately, while a procedure over in Germany was successful, Garbrandt remained unable to defend his title against Dillashaw in July due to the injury. Given that, it likely came as a bit of surprise...

Jun 8, 2017 7:45 am

Daniel Cormier: UFC should pay Demetrious Johnson a million dollars to fight Dillashaw

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has been pushing UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to accept a fight with a slimmed down former bantamweight champion in TJ Dillashaw. Johnson, however, has some real reservations. He believes the next flyweight title shot should go to the established Ray Borg, and is reluctant to...

Jun 6, 2017 10:40 am

TJ Dillashaw to Demetrious Johnson: ‘To me, you’re being a b**ch’

This week, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson released a lengthy letter calling out the UFC brass for what he considered to be unfair treatment from the UFC. He summarized his current situation, explaining: “I agreed to their tyrannical demand to fight Ray Borg and Ray also agreed. UFC has refused to give me...

Jun 6, 2017 5:58 am

TJ Dillashaw on Demetrious Johnson outcry: it all comes down to him being scared of me beating him

Yesterday morning, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson made waves by releasing a lengthy, anti-UFC statement, blasting the organization and its head-honcho Dana White for bullying him, and for trying to force him into a fight with former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (read that statement here). Now a day removed from Johnson’s...

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...

Jun 1, 2017 6:33 am

TJ Dillashaw relocates to a new gym for training camp

TJ Dillashaw began his fighting career at Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California. Eventually, however, he left this camp, following coach Duane Ludwig to Colorado, where he set up camp at Elevation MMA. This move caused a massive rift between himself and his former Team Alpha Male stablemates, and resulted in his headline-dominating...

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 25, 2017 10:25 am

Duane Ludwig discusses TJ Dillashaw’s plans to become a two-division champ

Until recently, former UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw was expected to challenge reigning champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt for gold at UFC 213 this July 8. Regrettably, Garbrandt has been forced out of this planned title fight with back trouble, which has left Dillashaw without a chance to fight for gold. While the simplest...

May 24, 2017 5:53 am

Demetrious Johnson, TJ Dillashaw and Ray Borg weigh in on complicated situation at flyweight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was indeed out of UFC 213, which left his planned opponent TJ Dillashaw without an opponent. With this unfortunate news, an opportunistic Dillashaw re-upped on his previous claims, suggesting that he is keen to drop to flyweight to challenge dominant champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for...

May 19, 2017 10:17 am

TJ Dillashaw eyeing Demetrious Johnson fight at UFC 214

Earlier this year, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw learned that he would be stepping into the Octagon to fight his former teammate Cody Garbrandt for the UFC bantamweight title. While the pair coached opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter, it was revealed recently that Garbrandt would be heading to Germany to undergo a...

May 18, 2017 5:53 am

TJ Dillashaw thinks super-fight with “Mighty Mouse” should be new UFC 214 main event

For the last few weeks, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been operating under the assumption that he’ll be fighting reigning champ Cody Garbrandt at UFC 213 this July 8. Recently, however, news surfaced that Garbrandt is having some issues with his back, putting the pair’s UFC 213 fight in jeopardy. While this is obviously...

May 13, 2017 10:45 am

Demetrious Johnson responds to TJ Dillashaw’s callout, Dillashaw responds

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday afternoon that Cody Garbrandt had been dealing with a back tear, and would be heading to Germany to undergo yet another procedure in order to help his back recover in time for the fight. While UFC President Dana White is extremely confident in the procedure Garbrandt will go through in Germany,...

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 10:35 am

VIDEO | New footage of TJ Dillashaw sparring Vasiliy Lomachenko

It was fun learning and sparring with the best. It's great to expand your knowledge whatever discipline you practice. You can never learn enough or better yourself in life and also your craft. Thanks again @lomachenkovasiliy for allowing me in to your training camp. Anyone want to see the entire sparring session? 😉 #lomachenko A...

Apr 25, 2017 9:26 am

VIDEO | Jimmie Rivera sparring TJ Dillashaw, claims Dillashaw has no KO power

Several years ago, UFC bantamweights TJ Dillashaw and Jimmie Rivera took part in a sparring session at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sparring session was kept quiet until now, when video footage of the session, which allegedly took place 4 years ago, was leaked online. While Rivera has confirmed that he did not leak...