A bantamweight championship bout is focused between TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo for UFC 233 on Jan. 26.
The UFC is heading to Los Angeles, California in January they usually might be bringing two California natives with them. A bantamweight championship bout is within the works between the champion TJ Dillashaw and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo. This struggle has been within the works since Cejudo received his title at UFC 227. The unique plan was for these males to struggle at 125 kilos however in mild of the information that the UFC is planning to shut the flyweight division, it appears that evidently Cejudo will probably be making the bounce as much as 135 kilos to problem Dillashaw at that weight. This information was first reported by Combate.com.
Cejudo (13-2) burst onto the MMA scene following his gold medal Olympic wrestling run. After 4 straight wins within the UFC, he challenged the champ Demetrious Johnson for the primary time. Following the loss Cejudo labored his approach again as much as his second title shot, this time he would defeat the longtime champion and at last earn that coveted UFC gold. Now simply three months later it appears that evidently the UFC will probably be taking his title together with all the division. The UFC is within the course of of closing out the 125-pound division. They’re reducing some fighters whereas forcing others to maneuver up. It appears that evidently Cejudo will probably be among the many few making the bounce and his first task will probably be Dillashaw.
Dillashaw (16-3) has been on the lookout for a struggle with the flyweight champion because it was Demetrious Johnson on the helm. The struggle with Johnson by no means panned out and he has since left the UFC, however the struggle with Cejudo appears to be an ideal match for each males. This will probably be Dillashaw’s second title protection. After profitable the title at UFc 207, he fought Cody Garbrandt in a rematch and received.
This struggle shouldn’t be official presently however a number of fights have been introduced for this LA card together with:
UFC 233 will happen in Anaheim, CA in Jan. 26, 2019.