Article

Dillashaw Talks Title Win and Who's Next

Dillashaw on title win, Assuncao, Faber
By: Brett Okamoto, ESPN
"Newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw couldn’t talk long Thursday. He had an afternoon meeting scheduled with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

"A Sacramento resident, Dillashaw (10-2) is still riding the wave of his stunning TKO win over Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

"In addition to a summons from the mayor of Sacramento, Dillashaw has blown up on social media since the performance. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist, Flea, contacted the fighter on Twitter and mentioned his walk-out to the band’s song 'Can’t Stop.'

"Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Jonny Manziel, who attended the fight in Las Vegas (which became big news itself) also sent a congratulatory post.

Read the full article

Watch Past Fights

Media

Recent
New Yorkers Uriah Hall and Rafael Natal are set to clash at UFC 187 in Las Vegas. UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles takes a deeper look at this bout and the rest of the exciting card, coming your way Memorial Day weekend.
Mar 6, 2015
Lightweight contender Beneil Dariush sinks in a head and arm choke on Tony Martin, earning himself a second round submission victory. Dariush faces Daron Cruickshank during the prelims at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
Mar 6, 2015
No. 1 women's strawweight contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk debuts her skills against Juliana Lima inside the Octagon. Joanna takes on Carla Esparza for the women's strawweight title in the co-main event at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
Mar 6, 2015
Watch the Q&A with lightweight contender Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone live Friday, March 13 at 8pm CET.
Mar 5, 2015