Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is set to challenge reigning champion Cody “No Love” Garbrandt for the belt in an epic title fight grudge match. The two fighters are currently coaching the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter.
The two fighters have a long standing feud, which has flared up in a few exchanges over the past weeks. One of which, Cody Garbrandt revealed that T.J. Dillashaw allegedly ended the career of a former teammate during a training session.
The formerly secreted individual was revealed to be Chris Holdsworth, winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate. Now retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, Holdsworth revealed that a string of head injuries lead to the end of his career in the sport. I
Initially, an illegal knee delivered from T.J. Dillashaw struck him in the head during a sparring practice. Holdsworth believes the strike was largely responsible for his concussion. However, Holdsworth has now gone to Twitter to clear the air on the matter.
Responding to a fan’s message which claimed T.J. ended his career, Holdsworth retorted “No one ended my career!! You don’t know what you’re talking about.”
— Chris Holdsworth (@HoldsworthMMA) April 23, 2017