Defending his longtime rival, Cody Garbrant, TJ Dillashaw was on top of the world. He is one of the most successful players of the world with a trenmendeous spirit. He was suspended for 2 years for testing positive for EPO, but this man did not stop, he came a huge comeback in 2021 and relinquished his UFC title. Let’s take a look at his daily routine and some facts about him.

Who is TJ Dillashaw?

  • TJ Dillashaw is an American mixed martial artist.
  • As of 2021, he is ranked number two in the UFC bantamweight rankings.
  • He is signed up with UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).
  • He had a black belt in Bang muay Thai under his trainer Duane Ludwig.
  • He has won several achievements to his credits.


Daily Routine

Mornings of TJ

  • Training routine
    He trains for six days in a week, working out for 4-6 hours each day. He trains with his head coach Duane Ludwig.
  • Breakfast
    His breakfast will include cheese, omelet, spinach and broccoli.

Afternoons of TJ

  • Second session
    He splits his working session into two parts, one in the morning and one in the noon, he focuses in strengthening and conditioning his muscles during his routine and some other erercises as well.
  • Lunch
    His lunch goes with lots of greens, spinach, boiled egg and chicken.

Evenings of TJ

  • He returns
    After his workout sessions, he returns home around 9 pm and eats his dinner and spends some time with his family, if he is in his home town, he would do video reviews and talk about his training and strategies.
  • Dinner
    His dinner will include fish or clean protein.


Personal Interest and Facts

  • Original name: Tyler Jeffrey Dillashaw.
  • Born: 7th Febuary, 1986, U.S.
  • Nick name: Lieutenant dan.
  • Height: 1.68m
  • Weight: 61 kg
  • Spouse: Rebecca Dillashaw.
  • Trainer: Duane Ludwing( Head coach, kickboxing).
  • Division: Bantamweight (135 Ibs)

I’m too competitive to get that big of a head

Learning From TJ Dillashaw

  • Keep running.
  • Believe in yourself.
  • Learn from your mistakes.
  • Create something of value and dream big.
  • Learn from the past. Hard work will always outweigh talent

Championships and Achievements

  • Tied with Dominic Cruz  for the most successful consecutive Bantamweight title defenses in UFC history.
  • First fighter to finish a title bout in the fifth round twice.
  • Second most stoppage wins in UFC Bantamweight division (eight).
  • Most knockout wins in the UFC Bantamweight division history (seven).
  • Most wins in the UFC Bantamweight division history.
  • Most wins in UFC Bantamweight title bouts.

TJ Dillashaw’s Quotes to Inspire you Towards Success

  • I think it’s real important to enjoy what you do, have fun with it and not to put the pressure on yourself of everyone watching.
  • I think it’s real important to enjoy what you do, have fun with it and not to put the pressure on yourself of everyone watching.
  • I went in there with 100% belief, even though I knew how great the champion was, I just had to believe in myself.
  • I’m too competitive to get that big of a head.
  • Belief is a powerful thing.