If the UFC President was to be believed, teammates T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber are in fact willing to face off against each other in the Octagon. Despite both men saying in the past that they aren’t a fan of the idea, Dana White has stated that they have ‘made it very clear’ they believe otherwise.
“That’s possible. Those guys have made it very clear that they will fight each other,” White claims in an appearance at UFC Tonight, “We’ll see what happens. That’s not the plan right now here today, but it’s definitely a fight I would like to see.”
White did confirm that Faber is already penciled in to face someone else. While he didn’t elaborate, a rematch against Francisco Rivera could make sense after the accidental eye poke led to a controversial finish on their UFC 178 bout.
As for the UFC bantamweight champion, Dillashaw lost two opponents in Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao to injuries, leaving only Renan Barao as the last remaining title contender available.
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