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Urijah Faber Closes the Alpha Male Door on TJ Dillashaw

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw surprised a lot of people earlier this week, announcing that he would be stepping away from Team Alpha Male in California to join Elevation Fight Team in Denver.
Dillashaw is a product of the Urijah Faber’s Sacramento-based fight team, the former WEC champ having recruited and groomed the current UFC champ from his earliest days in mixed martial arts.
There have been some rough waters surrounding their relationship for a while now, however, as Dillashaw grew close to former Alpha Male head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig, during the latter’s time in California. Ludwig has since started his own family-oriented martial arts gym in his home base of Colorado, and had a very public falling out with Faber.
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Dillashaw has been splitting time between training with Alpha Male and Ludwig for his most recent fights, but got a significant offer from the newly re-organized Elevation Fight Team to come train with them at the state-of-the-art MusclePharm facility in Denver. Dillashaw often cross-trained with Elevation while he was in Colorado to train with Ludwig.
While Dillashaw splitting time between camps was workable for Faber, now that Dillashaw has officially joined ….View original article