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Cody Garbrandt rips ‘scumbag’ T.J. Dillashaw after USADA suspension

Cody Garbrandt
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cody Garbrandt wants to see all of T.J. Dillashaw’s sins laid to bare.

After the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced Tuesday that Dillashaw had been handed a two-year suspension for a failed drug test tied to his bout with Henry Cejudo at UFC Brooklyn in January, it didn’t take long for “No Love” to comment on the news and request that Dillashaw’s past samples be further examined:

Responding to a report from ESPN stating that one of Dillashaw’s previous test samples came back positive for EPO in addition to the Jan. 18 sample that was flagged for recombinant human erythropoietin, Garbrandt called Dillashaw a “coward” and a “scum bag” and added a challenge to his rival to “call me when that suspension is up!”

Garbrandt and Dillashaw have fought twice, with Dillashaw defeating Garbrandt by second-round TKO at UFC 217 to claim Garbrandt’s bantamweight title, and then defending that title in their rematch at UFC 227, that time by first-round TKO. A former teammate of Dillashaw’s at Team Alpha Male, Garbrandt has previously accused Dillashaw of using banned substances, specifically naming EPO last April in a since-deleted tweet.

Garbrandt also wrote that he believes Dillashaw’s longtime coach Duane Ludwig is involved.

As a result of his suspension, Dillashaw will not be eligible to compete again until January 2021.

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