Dillashaw Dominates Garbrandt Again to Retain Bantamweight Title at UFC 227

Dillashaw Dominates Garbrandt Again to Retain Bantamweight Title at UFC 227

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LOS ANGELES - Former Cal State Fullerton wrestler T.J. Dillashaw dominated Cody Garbrandt for the second straight time on Saturday, knocking him out in the first round to retain the UFC bantamweight title Saturday night at UFC 227 inside Staples Center.

Dillashaw used a flurry of punches to earn the knockout as he retained his belt. His overall record improves to 16-3, while he's now 8-1 in knockout fights.

During the shortened fight, Dillashaw pummeled his rival, connecting on 51 strikes and recording two knockdowns. Garbrandt connected on just 17 strikes.

"I just beat him at his own game," said Dillashaw following the fight.

Dillashaw has now won four consecutive fights with his last two coming against Garbrandt.

The Sonora, Calif. native was quite possibly one of the best Titan wrestlers of all-time. He was a three-time NCAA qualifier had two top-four finishes at the Pac-10 Championships during his career. During his career, he was ranked as high as 10th in the country.

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Thu Mar 21
11 a.m. PT
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@ Riverside, Calif.
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Thu Mar 21
Final
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Cal State Fullerton
4
at Loyola Marymount
0
Thu Mar 21
Final
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Cal State Fullerton
3
at Loyola Marymount
0
Thu Mar 21
Final
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CSU Bakersfield
58
at Cal State Fullerton
CollegeInsider.com Tournament
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Fri Mar 22
11 a.m. PT
vs. UC Riverside Spring Classic
@ Riverside, Calif.
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Fri Mar 22
1:30 PM
Drake
at Cal State Fullerton
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Fri Mar 22
2:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Loyola Marymount
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Fri Mar 22
6:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Long Beach State
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Sat Mar 23
10 a.m. PT
vs. UC Riverside Spring Classic
@ Riverside, Calif.
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Sat Mar 23
All Day
vs. Red Rocks Invitational
@ Sedona, Ariz.
Oakcreek Country Club
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Sat Mar 23
6:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Long Beach State
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Sun Mar 24
All Day
vs. Red Rocks Invitational
@ Sedona, Ariz.
Oakcreek Country Club
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Sun Mar 24
1:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Long Beach State
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Tue Mar 26
5:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UCLA
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6:00 PM
Pepperdine
at Cal State Fullerton
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Wed Mar 27
11:00 AM
Cal State Fullerton
at Portland
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