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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-3
Sat Jan 19
8:30 a.m. PT
vs. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational
@ Albuquerque, N.M.
-2
Sat Jan 19
9:00 AM
CSUF Spring Invite
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif. | All Day
0
Sat Jan 19
Final
64
Cal Poly
78
at Cal State Fullerton
1
Sat Jan 19
Final - OT
92
Cal State Fullerton
90
at Long Beach State
-2
Sun Jan 20
9:00 AM
CSUF Spring Invite
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif. | All Day
-2
Wed Jan 23
1:30 PM
UC San Diego
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Thu Jan 24
7:00 PM
UC Santa Barbara
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Thu Jan 24
7:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UC Santa Barbara
-3
Fri Jan 25
TBD
vs. UW Invitational
@ Seattle, Wash.
-3
Sat Jan 26
All Day
vs. Match Play: CBU vs. CSF
@ Mira Loma, Calif.
Goose Creek Golf Club
-3
Sat Jan 26
TBD
vs. UW Invitational
@ Seattle, Wash.
-2
Sat Jan 26
1:00 PM
Alumni
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Sat Jan 26
2:00 PM
UC Davis
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Sat Jan 26
7:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
No Event
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