Dana White says Demetrious Johnson vs. T.J. Dillashaw is happening “Yeah, that fight ‘s happening”

December 2, 2017 11:08 pm by Chris Taylor
TJ Dillashaw

UFC President Dana White says a super fight between UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw is one hundred percent happening.

The brash UFC boss caught up with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC 218 event in Detroit where he broke the news.

“Dana White says Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw is happening. I asked ‘100%?” “Yeah, that fight’s happening.’” – Brett Okamoto

T.J. Dillashaw recently reclaimed his UFC bantamweight title at UFC 217 in New York by scoring a second round knockout victory over bitter rival Cody Garbrandt.

Dillashaw has won seven of his past eight contests overall including recent victories over John Lineker and Raphael Assuncao.

As for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, “Mighty Mouse” has won thirteen fights in a row, his latest being a fifth-round submission of Ray Borg at UFC 216 in Las Vegas.

Johnson currently holds the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses and has literally ran out of contenders in the flyweight division.

Who do you think will emerge victorious when the super fight between Demetrious Johnson and T.J. Dillashaw goes down in early 2018? Sound off PENN Nation!


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