TJ Dillashaw News

Jan 12, 2018 11:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Cody Garbrandt “You can’t even really be called champ without defending your belt”

T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Cody Garbrandt “You can’t even really be called champ without defending your belt”. Following his thrilling second-round knockout victory over Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217, newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw set his sights on a super-fight with current flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. While “Mighty Mouse” is expected to...

Jan 12, 2018 10:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | T.J. Dillashaw is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw (15-3 MMA) is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”. The 31-year-old product of Sonora, California is coming off an incredible second-round knockout victory over former teammate turned bitter rival Cody Garbrandt at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. That victory earned Dillashaw back the promotions bantamweight strap,...

Jan 11, 2018 2:40 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 65 // Josh Emmett | Mike Perry | TJ Dillashaw

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT and we are kicking off 2018 the right way! 8:15PM ET- First, we are joined by the No. 4 ranked featherweight in the UFC, Josh Emmett. Following his spectacular KO of Ricardo Lamas in Winnipeg last month, Emmett has catapulted up the rankings and now looks to...

Jan 9, 2018 12:00 pm

TJ Dillashaw Vows To Defend Both Belts After Beating Demetrious Johnson for His Legacy

Demetrious Johnson fighting TJ Dillashaw could be the biggest fight in 2018 and while Johnson has been quiet about the match-up, UFC bantamweight champ Dillashaw will not let it the idea of it fade away. He’s been training for it already for months now and is determined to take everything the ‘Mighty’ flyweight belt holder...

Jan 4, 2018 10:10 am

Frustrated TJ Dillashaw Vows to Dethrone Demetrious Johnson

After a false alarm leak, Demetrious Johnson released a statement saying that a Champ Champ fight with TJ Dillashaw still isn’t official yet. But hey, don’t tell Dillashaw that. He’s been training since early December now and is steamrolling ahead like the fight is tomorrow. This is a giant scrap for both fighters and could...

Jan 2, 2018 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Dismisses Leak by ‘Stupid Troll’ About a TJ Dillashaw Fight

UFC flyweight champ @MightyMouseUFC addresses recent rumors of him fighting T.J. Dillashaw that came out of Twitch stream. Watch #TheMMAHour LIVE: https://t.co/7soW7KTArj pic.twitter.com/iG6T44Qqiy — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 2, 2018 Aside from Stipe Miocic’s fight with Francis Ngannou, the biggest fight of 2018 by far right now is Demetrious Johnson’s potential superfight with TJ Dillashaw. The...

Dec 30, 2017 6:31 pm

VIDEO | Promotional plans leaked for Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw

It appears that plans for a super fight between UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw are officially underway. Earlier tonight the UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was live streaming on Twitch when a conversation between UFC executives was recorded that appears to detail promotional plans for a “Mighty Mouse” vs. Dillashaw super fight. Check...

Dec 8, 2017 8:40 am

John Lineker Condemns Superfights Saying Fighters Should Stay in Their Divisions

Georges St-Pierre just left the middleweight division in just a month after becoming champion. TJ Dillashaw is training right now to change weight classes and challenge Demetrious Johnson. Meanwhile, John Lineker is about to fight Jimmie Rivera and he’s not happy. He recently expressed his dislike over fighters jumping around and thinks they should stay...

Dec 5, 2017 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Breaks Silence on ‘Snake Fight’ With TJ Dillashaw

Potentially the biggest fight of 2018 is the long-hyped super fight between UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Dana White announced the huge superfight at the UFC 218 post-fight press conference and Dillashaw has already started completely changing his training regiment in order to lose the weight to get down...

Dec 4, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw has commenced his training for Demetrious Johnson

On the heels of Dana White announcing TJ vs DJ next, TJ Dillashaw is bringing his body weight down over a 20 week period and trying to lose 6.4lbs of muscle to make Flyweight. pic.twitter.com/KT4NSTYXjx — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) December 4, 2017 Shortly after he knocked out Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title...

Nov 17, 2017 8:47 am

VIDEO | Duane Ludwig Doubles Down on TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson Superfight

After reclaiming his UFC bantamweight title from Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217, TJ Dillashaw only has his sights set on one fighter: Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson. He’s arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter right now, a dominant flyweight champion, and has just broken Anderson Silva’s title-defense record with a move out of a comic book. A...

Nov 15, 2017 5:56 am

TJ Dillashaw gets called out for title fight at UFC 219

After his UFC 217 win over his arch rival Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw once again began calling for a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “I mean that’s the fight that needs to happen. It has to happen,” Dillashaw explained on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I mean, it’s...

Nov 13, 2017 7:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw considers Cody Garbrandt his “second best win”

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 217, TJ Dillashaw put months of trash talk to rest, authoring a second-round knockout of his arch rival Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title Despite the massive stakes of this fight, however, Dillashaw does not consider it the biggest of his career. Instead, that...

Nov 12, 2017 3:53 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: “Cruz can suck it man. He’s the one who made me wait forever!”

T.J. Dillashaw reclaimed the UFC’s coveted bantamweight title by scoring a TKO victory over former teammate Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217. Following his thrilling victory over “No Love”, Dillashaw called out current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for a super fight. With that, Dillashaw is not convinced that “Mighty Mouse” will...

Nov 12, 2017 11:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw discusses infamous Cody Garbrandt KO footage

Just days ahead of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt finally shared some long discussed footage that showed him dropping his UFC 217 opponent, TJ Dillashaw, in a training session from many years ago. Speaking on the most recent episode of BJ Penn Radio – just days after he knocked Garbrandt out to win the UFC bantamweight title...

Nov 9, 2017 11:50 am

Cody Garbrandt May Have Broken His Hand on TJ Dillashaw’s Face at UFC 217

It’s no secret that Cody Garbrandt hits hard. …Really hard. If anyone knows it, it’s TJ Dillashaw. Of course, Dillashaw ended up knocking out Garbrandt and screaming in his face like a primal warrior, but no one expected that after the end of the first round. That’s because Dillashaw was on baby legs after a...

Nov 9, 2017 8:18 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw aims to dethrone ‘Mighty Mouse’, actively defend two titles

With his sizzling UFC 217 grudge match with Cody Garbrandt soundly in the rear-view mirror, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is now hellbent on a flyweight showdown with iron-fisted division ruler Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. In his opinion, this champion versus champion showdown is simply too big not to happen. “I mean that’s the fight...

Nov 9, 2017 6:40 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw talks possible grudge match with un-retired Urijah Faber

Over the last year, bantamweight stars TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt have shared one of the most heated and public rivalries in MMA. The pair’s rivalry stems from Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, the Sacramento gym where he began his fighting career, and the bitterness his former Team Alpha Male stablemates have felt ever...

Nov 7, 2017 10:09 am

TJ Dillashaw reveals one of Cody Garbrandt’s weaknesses that he capitalized on

The UFC bantamweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw was an exciting back and forth battle at UFC 217. Round one ended with Garbrandt knocking down Dillashaw and had him wobbly while getting back on his feet. Dillashaw turned things right around in round two and knocked Garbrandt down twice, ending the fight...

Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...