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TJ Dillashaw Responds to Claims by Henry Cejudo’s Manager That He Will Miss Weight

January 7, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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TJ Dillahsaw recently responded to claims by the manger of Henry Cejudo, Ali Abdelaziz, that he will miss weight. Abdelaziz made the statement to MMAFighting.com, saying that he doesn’t think Dillashaw will be able to hit 125 pounds and expects Cejudo would fight Joseph Benavidez for the UFC flyweight title instead. The bout is scheduled for UFC on ESPN+ 1 later this month.

Dillashaw later shared an Instagram post, writing, “Who thinks I’m looking fragile and weak?” You can check out the message and Instagram photo that Dillashaw shared below.

UFC on ESPN+ 1 is set for January 19. The event will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will face Henry Cejudo for the UFC flyweight title in the headlining bout.