Former Final Combating Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will make his return to motion reverse No. 2-ranked contender Cory Sandhagen on the promotion’s upcoming “Battle Night time” occasion on Could 8, airing on ESPN. and ESPN+.
A principal occasion which will have gone to Sandhagen’s head.
“He’s grow to be a bit of little bit of a douche currently, speaking that shit which he’s gotta do, that’s the secret, however I like Cory Sandhagen,” Dillashaw instructed ESPN. “I like all of his coaches, I like Elevation Battle Staff, however that’s the enterprise. We’re gonna get on the market, we’re gonna deal with it, and I’m gonna come again and get my belt.”
Sandhagen (14-2) has gained 9 of his final 10, together with back-to-back knockout victories over Marlon Moraes and Frankie Edgar.
“I like this battle. He’s acquired plenty of hype behind him,” Dillashaw continued. “He’s has two good wins, individuals are blowing him up proper now but it surely’s such battle for me to get proper again on high, proper the place I left off. I’ll have the belt round my waist by the top of the yr.”
Dillashaw (16-4) has been using the pine for over two years after drawing a sizable suspension from United States Anti-Doping Company (USADA). His final look resulted in a technical knockout loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC Battle Night time 143.
The winner of Dillashaw vs. Sandhagen is predicted to earn the subsequent crack on the bantamweight crown, which is up for grabs within the pending rematch between Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling.