After it was announced that UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw would be leaving Team Alpha Male to train at Elevation Fight Team in Colorado the door opened for a potential fight between Dillashaw and longtime mentor Urijah Faber.
Fabio Prado, who is the head Jiu-Jitsu coach at Team Alpha Male where Dillashaw used to train, spoke to Sherdog to discuss the fight, and why he feels that the UFC won’t pass up on the opportunity to hype a fight between Dillashaw and Faber.
“I don’t see the UFC losing that amazing opportunity to use all this hype to promote such a great clash of champion. Faber didn’t want that fight in the past, but now he feels comfortable facing him.”
“Dillashaw left because a new team in Colorado offered him a good salary to train there and be part of the team. I understand his point and I can’t criticize that, but what I can say is that we have at least 10 talents like him at Team Alpha Male. There are not only fighters here, but great trainers. I’m sure we’ll produce another champion soon.”
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