UFC 227: Dillashaw vs Garbrandt 2 Betting Odds
The first fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw was a firefight that had no expectation of moving the distance. Although it lasted less than eight minutes, everybody who watched it understood the rematch was coming sooner rather than later. Dillashaw, who won the first bout through TKO, opened as a -125 favorite with Garbrandt coming back in -105 for their rematch in UFC 227.
Bad blood between teammates
For some background to the animosity between the two fighters, Garbrandt and Dillashaw used to train in precisely the exact same gym, Team Alpha Male. Dillashaw left the gym in order to train with Elevation Fight Team. That divide was amicable and tensions between the two sides are high ever since.
Breaking dillashaw vs garbrandt down Dillashaw, who has won seven of his last eight fights, mixes an excellent combination of aggression and footwork to completely conquer his opponent in the striking game. TJ is also an accomplished wrestler at both high school and college level.
Garbrandt, who was undefeated before his loss to Dillashaw, is experienced beyond his years, since the Ohioan was a state wrestling champion in high school and an accomplished amateur boxer. You really can understand the boxing acumen, as he is a patient counterpuncher who yells each strike with fight-ending intentions.
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