T.J. Dillashaw(born February 7, 1986) is an American mixed martial arts fighter and the current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion. Dillashaw was also a finalist on (TUF) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller. He is currently #13 pound for pound fighter in official UFC rankings,
“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.” Dillashaw told said in an interview when asked how he got his start.