The return of TJ Dillashaw has been place on assist.
One among Cory Sandhagen’s coaching companions, Justin Wetzell, first tweeted that the extinct UFC bantamweight champion became once out of their upcoming bout on Might presumably furthermore 8 due to the a minimize suffered within the course of a coaching session.
#Decided TJ must no longer have loved what he viewed on tape and wants more time, he’s pushing the combat reduction to June due to the a “minimize” sustained in coaching.
— Justin Wetzell (@JWetzellMMA) April 27, 2021
Rapidly thereafter, MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn shed unusual light into the subject and said the combat wasn’t off just yet, but Dillashaw has since confirmed his withdrawal from the contest.
I’m sad to issue that I need to be pulled from my combat on Might presumably furthermore eighth due to the a minimize got from a head butt while drilling. Rescheduling the combat as soon as that probabilities are you’ll presumably well presumably imagine. https://t.co/oTXFDZzviB
— TJ Dillashaw (@TJDillashaw) April 28, 2021
After a two-twelve months USADA suspension due to the testing hotfoot for EPO and HGH, TJ Dillashaw became once eventually cleared to will likely be found in in January 2021. His profession became once place on assist following a TKO defeat to then flyweight champion Henry Cejudo, in January 2019. Sooner than that, the 35-twelve months-extinct became once on a four-combat a hit dash, with victories over Cody Garbrandt twice, John Lineker, and Raphael Assuncao.
In his excellent time out, Cory Sandhagen (14-2) picked up a highlight reel flying knee knockout contend with over Frankie Edgar, reduction in February. The victory started a unusual dash for the ‘Sandman’, after he had already TKO’d Marlon Moraes in October 2020. The 29-twelve months-extinct’s excellent loss came about in June of the identical twelve months, when he bought like a flash submitted by contemporary bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling.
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