UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw defended his title over the weekend. Now UFC fighters have come forward with their thoughts over the title defense.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Los Angeles, Calif. over the weekend to host the latest fight card from the world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion. This time around, the UFC delivered the exciting card for UFC 227.
The live pay-per-view event took place within the Staples Center on Aug. 4 for the Los Angeles crowd. Headlining the night’s card, UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw went toe-to-toe with former champion Cody Garbandt in a title fight rematch.
In the end, Dillashaw earned a first round TKO victory over his opponent to defend his title. Check out what many fighters had to say about the victory within the social media posts provided below:
Killashaw vs No Love is going to be ? I bet we see a trilogy regardless of the outcome because of the way those two guys scrap, and the way they live. Good dudes all around. Guys people want to see have success in this broken world. #ufc227 #respect
— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) August 5, 2018
I think the 135 title changes hands tonight again but could be totally wrong. Feel like this one somewhat comes down to who connects the best, first #ufc227
— Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) August 5, 2018
Big fight feel in the @STAPLESCenter !!!! @TJDillashaw and @Cody_Nolove wow!!!!
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 5, 2018
— Marion Reneau (@BelizeanBruiser) August 5, 2018
Dillashaw just mauled Cody to death!!! #UFC227
— The Mane Event™ (@EliasTheodorou) August 5, 2018
Congrats @TJDillashaw nice win.
— Jimmie Rivera (@JimmieRivera135) August 5, 2018
T J D I L L A S H A W ! The snake is the king of the jungle! Woe Congrats! #andstill @TJDillashaw @ufc #ufc227
— Alex Chambers (@alexchambersmma) August 5, 2018
Wow. @TJDillashaw just did work. So precise so quick. What a way to end #UFC227. Co main and main absolute fire. @ufc
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) August 5, 2018
Helll yeah @TJDillashaw so impressive!!! Proud of you! Take @HenryCejudo out!!!! #UFc227
— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) August 5, 2018
TJ went full "fuck outta here!" mode… #UFC227
— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) August 5, 2018
Who’s next for this bantamweight @ufc @Dana title chance boss? @seanshelby come on…congrats @TJDillashaw
— Raphael Assuncao (@RaphaAssuncao) August 5, 2018
TJ is really the best in this division right now! Super skilled, talented, and a high fight IQ. Finishing instincts are sharp. Respect where it’s due. #UFC227
— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) August 5, 2018
Great job @TJDillashaw wow best in biz!
— Jesse Taylor (@JTMoneyMMA) August 5, 2018
Crazy night sheeesshhhh #ufc227
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) August 5, 2018
Congrats Champ! Now what???? @ufc @ufc_brasil @TJDillashaw let’s go October 6th #thebestneverrest pic.twitter.com/tINqvn1vDX
— Marlon Moraes (@MMARLONMORAES) August 5, 2018
Great fight ! @Cody_Nolove is tough as shit. Let the man go out on his sword.
— Dennis Bermudez (@MenaceBermudez) August 5, 2018
Next up…. MAGIC @MMARLONMORAES vs @TJDillashaw !! I need that one in my life. @danawhite @Mickmaynard2 @AliAbdelaziz00 @seanshelby #UFC227 #signemup #letsgo
— Corey Anderson UFC (@CoreyA_MMA) August 5, 2018
Had no doubts that fight was gonna be finished.. both guys always entertaining! Congrats to @TJDillashaw #ufc227
— Shane Burgos (@HurricaneShaneB) August 5, 2018
Woooooooow!!! What a fight ???? #UFC227
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) August 5, 2018
AND STILL!!!!!!!! @TJDillashaw ?
— Paige VanZant (@paigevanzant) August 5, 2018
Tj is just the better fighter. Great killer instinct too
— Brian Kelleher (@brianboom135) August 5, 2018