Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw Moved To UFC Brooklyn • MMA News
Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw received’t be happening at UFC 233 in spite of everything.
Cejudo was initially scheduled to defend his UFC flyweight championship in opposition to Dillashaw on Jan. 26. The champion vs. champion bout would’ve both been the primary occasion or co-headliner of UFC 233 contained in the Honda Heart in Anaheim, California. The bout has been bumped up one week sooner.
Cejudo vs. Dillashaw Moved To UFC On ESPN+ 1
Ariel Helwani first reported that the UFC was scrambling to place collectively a headliner for his or her ESPN+ debut and that Cejudo vs. Dillashaw was a severe candidate. Helwani took to Twitter to report that the transfer has been finalized:
Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw for the UFC flyweight title is the brand new UFC Brooklyn essential occasion on Jan. 19, per a number of sources. The struggle has been moved from UFC 233 to the ESPN+ debut. No phrase simply but on what is going to headline 233 on Jan. 26. Work in progress. Story coming to @espn.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 6, 2018
Sources have confirmed to MMA News that the report is true. UFC Brooklyn will happen on Jan. 19 contained in the Barclays Heart in Brooklyn, NY. This would be the promotion’s second journey to Brooklyn in lower than one 12 months. UFC 223 was held contained in the Barclays Heart again in April.
Now that Cejudo vs. Dillashaw is confirmed for UFC Brooklyn, hypothesis has already run rampant on what the UFC 233 headliner will probably be. Whereas most are pointing to a UFC welterweight title bout between champion Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman made fairly the declare not too long ago. Usman mentioned he was provided to struggle Covington in January and has accepted however is ready on “Chaos.” If this finally ends up being true, then it’s nearly sure that Woodley’s hand harm is inflicting him to overlook the UFC 233 date. Persist with MMA News for the newest updates on UFC Brooklyn and UFC 233.
Do you suppose the UFC made the appropriate resolution shifting Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw?