T.J. Dillashaw

T.J. Dillashaw 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

T.J. Dillashaw is one of the most accomplished fighters in the UFC. The former two-time UFC bantamweight champion is arguably the best fighter in the division's history. Before UFC, Dillashaw was a well-accomplished wrestler. He made his professional MMA debut in 2010. 

T.J. Dillashaw: UFC Career

Dillashaw's first professional fight under the UFC banner was at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Bantamweight Tournament Final on December 3, 2011. He clashed against John Dodson, where he lost the bout via T/KO. Then he immediately bounced back and went onto claim four back-to-back victories before suffering another UFC loss against Raphael Assuncao.

At UFC 173, Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao to become the UFC bantamweight champion. He then successfully defended his title twice before losing it to Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz. 

Subsequently, Dillashaw turned his skid and claimed two back-to-back victories, which helped him get a second shot at the title. He clashed against his former friend Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217, where he became a two-time UFC bantamweight champion by claiming a second-round T/KO victory. 

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 04: TJ Dillashaw celebrates his UFC Bantamweight Title Bout win over Cody Garbrandt during UFC 227 at Staples Center on August 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, United States. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

His last fight was against Henry Cejudo for the UFC flyweight championship on January 19, 2019. He lost that fight and fell short in his pursuit of becoming a two-division champion. 

Now, Dillashaw will face Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw on July 24, 2021. He has a splendid UFC record of 12-4.

T.J. Dillashaw: Fighting Style

Dillashaw is one of the best defensive fighters in the UFC bantamweight division. He is a magnificent stand-up fighter who also uses some wrestling skills to avoid takedowns, having a 86% takedown defense.

T.J. Dillashaw: Achievements

Dillashaw has a spectacular professional MMA record of 16-4-0. As aforementioned, he is a two-time UFC bantamweight champion. He has claimed five 'Performance of the Night' and three 'Fight of the Night' bonuses in his UFC career.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: TJ Dillashaw reacts during his UFC bantamweight championship bout against Cody Garbrandt during the UFC 217 event at Madison Square Garden on November 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Apart from UFC, Dillashaw had a successful wrestling career. He is a three-time NCAA qualifier and was ranked 10th in the United States. Moreover, he is a black belt in Bang Muay Thai and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

T.J. Dillashaw: Two-year Suspension

In his last fight against Henry Cejudo in 2019, Dillashaw tested positive in pre and post-fight drug tests for erythropoietin (EPO). As a result, The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspended him for two years for violating the Anti-Doping Policy.

He served a 2-year suspension from 2019 to 2021. Because of this suspension, Dillashaw also had to relinquish his bantamweight title as he could no longer compete in the UFC for two years.

T.J. Dillashaw: Net Worth and Salary 2021

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Dillashaw has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has estimated MMA career earnings of $2,214,000, according to The Sports Daily


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In his last fight against Henry Cejudo in 2019, Dillashaw earned a large sum of $380,000. His biggest paycheck came from his rematch against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 in 2017, where he earned a whopping $440,000.

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BornFebruary 07, 1986
Trains AtTeam Dillashaw
Leg Reach38.25"
Weight/ Division135 lbs / Bantamweight
Active Win Streak0
Estimated Net Worth$3 Million