The current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is already making new goals to be a two division champ.
Dillashaw is still getting ready for his rematch with former champion Renan Barao, but spoke to Submission Radio and said he believes he has what it takes to beat featherweights Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo.
“I would love to do a champion vs. champion fight. That’s my next goal. The goal was to become best in the world in my weight class and I’ve done it. I need to obviously stay dominant and hold my belt and continue to do so, but I would love to in the future fight champion vs. champion and go up a weight class and do that. That’s my main goal now. Obviously I’m going to believe in myself and I’m going to win that fight. I feel that I can hold my own with [McGregor] striking. I know that he’s a big 145 pounder so his reach will give me a little bit of trouble, but you know, to work my way in and use my wrestling pedigree. I think I’d be able to wear him out and keep him guessing and I would win that fight against McGregor or Aldo. Whoever is going to win the fight, I would beat either of them.”
So….do you think Dillashaw could really jump up in weight class and beat either of these guys? He did shock the world once when he beat Barao, maybe he could pull it off again.
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