Infront of a packed UFC 227 crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, T.J. Dillashaw emphatically defeated Cody Garbrandt to retain his UFC Bantamweight Championship Belt.
Following their heated first fight at UFC 217, former Team Alpha Male teammates the champion and challenger stepped into the octagon once again to settle their longstanding feud. Despite a valiant effort from Garbrandt, it was Dillashaw who came out on top, stopping the fight via TKO (strikes) at the 4:10 mark of Round 1. With the win, T.J. Dillashaw now stands as the current Undisputed UFC Bantamweight Champion of the World with one title defense under his belt.
Catch Undisputed UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw’s post-fight octagon interview below.
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