T.J. Dillashaw is one of the UFC’s most infamous bantamweights as the former two-time UFC bantamweight champion, who is in the middle of a drug controversy is set to return to the Octagon this week as he faces his former teammate Cory Sandhagen in UFC Vegas 32’s main event. On social media via Twitter, the official account for MMA Junkie posted a new video of Dillashaw addressing his PED suspension. This top UFC fighter’s UFC Vegas paycheck recently leaaked.
Dillashaw severed a two-year suspension from 2019 to 2021 for testing positive for a performance enhancing drug.
During the press conference, the man known as “Lieutenant Dan”: I cheated. That’s what it is. No one cares about why I did it.”
In other news regarding Dillashaw, the former champion recently spoke to ESPN about his upcoming fight with Sandhagen. He told Brett Okamoto the following. Credit to MMAweekly for the below
“I’ve been up front since day one, as soon as it was announced. I’ve been up front about it because [of] putting it behind me. Not only putting it behind me so I don’t have to answer to it all, but also putting it behind me because it’s like therapy.
Dillashaw also said: “You go to a therapist and talk about what’s bothering you and you talk about what’s weighing you down so you don’t have those problems weighing you down anymore. And it’s something that I’ve gotten past.”
T.J. Dillashaw is unbroken after his PED suspension.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) July 21, 2021