A Comprehensive Look At Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw’s Heated Rivalry

Fight fans will be making their way to the Madison Square Garden Arena on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gears up for UFC Fight Night 119. The event goes down Nov. 4 in New York, will be featured live on pay-per-view and is set to include a series of exciting fights. Among them, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will be looking to make is first title defense as he sets out to settle the score with former champion and former teammate T.J. Dillashaw.

Dillashaw was once a member of highly acclaimed training camp Team Alpha Male. However, the fighter departed from the gym shortly after earning the UFC bantamweight title. Since then, Garbrandt and Dillashaw have not been on good terms.

The fighters would go on to coach season 25 of The Ultimate Fighter, building the tension between the two MMA warriors. Now they are set to face off in UFC 217’s co-main event. In anticipation for the fight, check out the timeline of each fighter in the video below: