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TJ Dillashaw Says Urijah Faber Barred Him From Alpha Male Gym

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UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw last week confirmed that he would be joining the Elevation Fight Team in Colorado, starting with his upcoming camp for a fight with Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night 81 in January.

The fallout from his decision has led to a fast and furious disruption to his relationship with friend and Team Alpha Male leader Urijah Faber.

Although his move to Elevation is full-time in nature, Dillashaw had initially intended on returning to his Team Alpha Male family from time to time to work out with his longtime buddies. But Faber immediately squashed those plans, saying Dillashaw was not welcome to train at Alpha Male as long as he continue with his plan to join Elevation.

The relationship goes back a long way. Faber recruited Dillashaw out of college to join Alpha Male and the two became fast friends. Dillashaw eventually captured the UFC title that Faber tried for, but was never able to secure.

Even though the two had appeared to be on a collision course, both denied wanting to fight each other. Now that Dillashaw is on the outs with Faber, ….View original article