Cody Garbrandt vs TJ Dillashaw Set For UFC 213
During the post press conference for UFC 210, UFC President Dana White was asked about a potential UFC 213 matchup between current UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. White stated that he didn’t know if the fight would be added to UFC 213 but stated that bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt would make his first title defense when he faces former champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213.
Garbrandt trains at Team Alpha Male, and Dillashaw used to train with the same team. Both guys are opposing coaches for the 25th season of the Ultimate Fighter show. The season kicks off on Fox Sports 1 on April 19th.
Dillashaw is on a two fight winning streak heading into the fight, while Garbrandt has yet to lose in his career.
UFC 213 is scheduled for July 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada.