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"Killashaw"

TJ Dillashaw

Bantamweight Division

18-4-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

4

Title Defenses

TJ Dillashaw

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Learn more about TJ Dillashaw's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Sonora, United States
Trains at
The Treigning Lab
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
36
Height
66.50
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 04, 2011
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
38.50

Fighter Facts

  • Team Bisping member on TUF 14
     
  • Three wins by submission (2 RNC, neck crank), eight by KO
     
  • Has won five of his last six
     
  • Pro since 2010

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (7/24/21) Dillashaw won a five round split decision over Cory Sandhagen
UFC Fight Night (1/19/19) Dillashaw was stopped by Henry Cejudo via strikes at :32 of the first round in a fight for the UFC flyweight title
UFC 227 (8/4/18) Dillashaw stopped Cody Garbrandt via strikes at 4:10 of the first round to retain the UFC bantamweight title. Vacated title after failed drug test in March 2019
UFC 217 (11/4/17) Dillashaw knocked out Cody Garbrandt at 2:41 of the second round to regain the UFC bantamweight title
UFC 207 (12/30/16) Dillashaw won a three round unanimous decision over John Lineker
UFC 200 (7/9/16) Dillashaw won a three round unanimous decision over Raphael Assuncao
UFC Fight Night (1/17/16) Dillashaw lost a five round split decision to Dominick Cruz, losing his UFC bantamweight title
UFC on FOX (7/25/15) Dillashaw stopped Renan Barao via strikes at :35 of the fourth round to retain his UFC bantamweight title.
UFC 177 (8/30/14) Dillashaw knocked out Joe Soto at 2:20 of the fifth round to retain his UFC bantamweight title
UFC 173 (5/24/14) Dillashaw stopped Renan Barao via strikes at 2:26 of the fifth round to win the UFC bantamweight title
UFC Fight Night (1/15/14) Dillashaw won a three round unanimous decision over Mike Easton
UFC Fight Night (10/9/13) Dillashaw lost a three round split decision to Raphael Assuncao
UFC on FOX (4/20/13) Dillashaw stopped Hugo Viana via strikes at 4:22 of the first round
UFC 158 (3/16/13) Dillashaw knocked out Issei Tamura at :26 of the second round
UFC on FUEL TV (7/11/12) Dillashaw submitted Vaughan Lee via neck crank at 2:33 of the first round
UFC on FUEL TV (2/15/12) Dillashaw won a three round unanimous decision over Walel Watson
TUF 14 Finale (12/3/11) Dillashaw was stopped by John Dodson via strikes at 1:54 of the first round

THe Ultimate Fighter, Season 14
On episode nine (semifinals), Dillashaw won a three round unanimous decision over Dustin Pague
On episode seven (quarterfinals), Dillashaw submitted Roland Delorme via rear naked choke at 1:44 of round two
On episode one, Dillashaw stopped Matt Jaggers via strikes at 5:00 of round one

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training after I graduated college and my college wrestling career was over. I didn’t reach all my goals in wrestling and wasn’t done competing, so, being a well-rounded athlete, I thought I could be good at fighting and I gave it a shot.
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time UFC bantamweight champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s one step closer to what I have been working for in the last two years.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology- clinical exercise science from Cal State Fullerton
What was your job before you started fighting? Student
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3x NCAA qualifier, Ranked 10th in nation (wrestling)