Late 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
17-5-0
19-3-0

The tape

36
Age
27
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

KO 2SD 5KO 1KO 1KO 2
Form
SUB 2SUB 1KO 1KO 1UD 5
17
Wins
19
8
By KO
6
47
KO%
32
3
By Sub
9
18
SUB%
47
5
Losses
3
3
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2012
22
Bouts
22
58
Rounds
44
4 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 0 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

5
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
-

T.J. Dillashaw vs Paddy Pimblett preview

When is Dillashaw vs Pimblett?

T.J. Dillashaw could potentially face the challenge of Paddy Pimblett, in Late 2022.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Dillashaw vs Pimblett stats

T.J. Dillashaw would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Paddy Pimblett would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Dillashaw would have an advantage in power over Pimblett, with a 47% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pimblett would have a large advantage over Dillashaw, boosting at 47% submission rate over Dillashaw's 18%.

T.J. Dillashaw is the older man by 9 years, at 36 years old.

Pimblett has a height advantage of 4 inches over Dillashaw.

Dillashaw is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Pimblett, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 14 more professional rounds, 58 to Pimblett's 44.

Dillashaw vs Pimblett form

Dillashaw has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beat Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Henry Cejudo at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

Before that, he had won against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.

He had beat Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Pimblett has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.

He had lost to Soren Bak at Cage Warriors 96 on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Paddy Pimblett has been fighting more than T.J. Dillashaw.

T.J. Dillashaw last fought 1 month and 7 days ago, while Paddy Pimblett's last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.

Dillashaw's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Pimblett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dillashaw vs Pimblett?

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