Former TUF standout T.J. Dillashaw has been through a lot over the past few years. He won the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title when he upset Renan Barao at UFC 173, defended it twice, lost the belt to Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night 81 this past January and is now on the track back to a 135-pound championship shot.
But more importantly, Dillashaw has completely separated from his former team, Team Alpha Male, in favor of moving to Colorado and competing as a member of Elevation Fight Team. Dillashaw’s removal from TAM hasn’t produced the healthiest results, creating bad blood between him and Urijah Faber in the process.
Faber went as far as saying Dillashaw was a fighter who cared little about other people and often displayed a bad temper. In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, TAM’s Adam Corrigan shed some light on Dillashaw’s selfish training habits.
“T.J. was probably one of the worst training partners of all time, no matter who you were,” said Corrigan. “We have a lot of kids that are 18, 20 years old — they love MMA and just want to train with a teammate. They pay for it, and it’s the experience. You also get some serious fighters that come and train.”
“[Dillashaw] would spar with the kids that were there just to have fun and learn and be part of an experience. And he would beat the living sh-t out of them — like, till they’re crying on the mat.”
Corrigan, who holds a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record of 2-2, detailed his feelings about Dillashaw’s abrupt departure from the team.
“If he had done it the right way, T.J. would probably still be in the good books with us,” added Corrigan. “But he lied about it for a ….View full article
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