Tyler Jeffery “T. J.” Dillashaw is a Mixed Martial Artist, who currently possess the UFC Bantamweight Champion. T. J. Dillashaw is currently the number sixth fighter within the UFC rankings. T. J. had an impressive record as a wrestler in high school. That record led him to be the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) fifth place holder, and then second when he was a senior in high school. His final wrestling record in high school was 170 wins and 33 loses.
T. J. was awarded a full scholarship to CSUF due to his wrestling record. After college, T. J. started his Mixed Martial Arts training, and career. In 2011, T. J. signed up with the UFC, which led him to being the Bantamweight Champion, and amazing career of eleven wins and two loses. What does T. J. do in his spare time when he isn’t training?
T. J. is very involved in giving back to the community. Here are a few of the charities that he has been involved with:
Fight for the Kids Golf Tournament: The Fight for the Kids Golf Tournament is a charity that the Wells Construction Company is sponsoring. The Fight for the Kids Golf Tournament will be held on July 11, 2015 in Lincoln, California, and this is the fourth year for this charity event. T. J. will be participating in the event along with other Mixed Martial Arts fighters such as Joseph Benavidez, Lance Palmer, and Chad Mendes. The money raised would go to empower at-risk youths.
Fisher House: T. J. is very involved in raising money for the Fisher House organization.
St. Jude: St. Jude is one of his favorite charity organizations. T. J. has donated money to the organization personally, and has raised money for the organization by donating proceeds from some of his fights to the organization.
Cal Poly Wresting: The Cal Poly Wrestling program is a charity event that is occurring on May 22, 2015 in San Luis Obispo. The Cal Poly Wrestling event is a Fight for Wrestling charity event that raises money for scholarships for under advantaged students. T. J. has agreed to be a part of this charity, and will be fighting on this date.
T. J. Dillashaw has a busy schedule. He was just married in 2014, so he is a newlywed, but that hasn’t stopped him from giving back to very important charities and causes that he believes in. T. J. Dillashaw has a busy schedule with a Mixed Martial Arts fight scheduled on April 25, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. T. J. Dillashaw has a bantamweight title fight against Renan Barao.