Former UFC Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (12-3) will be returning to the octagon July 9th, looking to avenge a loss from nearly 3 years ago.
At UFC 200, Dillashaw who’s coming off a split decision close to Dominick Cruz, will take on Raphael Assuncao (23-4), who defeated Dillashaw via split decision at UFC Fight Night 29.
Following the Loss to Assuncao, Dillashaw recovered with a unanimous decision win over Mike Easton. Then following an ankle injury to Assuncao, Dillashaw would get a title shot and dethroned, Renan Barao with a 5th Rd TKO. Dillashaw would successfully defend the title against Joe Soto (KO) and Renan Barao (TKO) a second time, before the above mentioned loss to Cruz.
Assuncao is on a 7 fight win steak but due to injury hasn’t fought since October of 2014. Following CThe win over Dillashaw, Assuncao then scored decision wins over Pedro Munhoz and Bryan Caraway.
UFC 200 is July 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada; and features 3 title bouts