T.J. Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz Engage In “Twitter War”

4

Although he never lost his title in the Octagon, Dominick Cruz has had to sit on the sidelines and watch as T.J. Dillashaw establishes himself as the dominant force in the UFC’s Bantamweight division. So, when Dillashaw took a shot at Cruz on social media, the former champion was quick to respond.

On Wednesday, Dillashaw took to Twitter to randomly call out Cruz, telling him to “heal that chicken leg up so I can kick your ass,” and prompting “The Dominator” to respond with some trash talk of his own.

“Let’s go [Dominick Cruz]. Heal that chicken leg up so I can kick your ass already,” wrote Dillashaw. “Let’s sign a contract for UFC’s New Year’s card.”

Minutes later, Cruz fired back at the current UFC 135-pound champion.

“[T.J. Dillashaw], I’ll be back in plenty of time to school you,” wrote Cruz. “Silly Dilly, don’t you worry. May just send [John Dodson] back up to take care of my light work.”

Latest MMA News

John Lineker

John Lineker: ‘I Don’t Think About Dropping to Flyweight Anymore’

Don't expect John Lineker to return to the flyweight division. There was a time when Lineker was tearing through the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) flyweight...
Angela Lee

Angela Lee: ‘Keeping The Belt is a Lot Harder Than Winning it’

ONE Championship atomweight title holder Angela Lee knows the difficulties of being at the top of the mountain. At the age of 20, Lee has...
video

The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption Recap

Ramsey Nijem fought his way out of two deep submission attempts by Julian Lane to advance Wednesday night on The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption. Nijem...
Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson Says His Mindset During Fights is ‘Murderous Type Sh*t’

Michael Johnson doesn't have too many happy thoughts when he steps inside the Octagon. "The Menace" will compete against Justin Gaethje inside the T-Mobile Arena...
video

Gegard Mousasi: UFC Contract Offer ‘Not Good’

Gegard Mousasi was very blunt while appearing on UFC Tonight Wednesday when asked about his contract talks with the promotion. "It's not good," Mousasi said....
Conor McGregor

Dana White Says Conor McGregor May Cash in & Walk Away if he Fights...

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White wouldn't be surprised if Conor McGregor never gets back inside the Octagon. McGregor is the reigning Ultimate Fighting...
video

Michael Bisping Confirms GSP Fight Off, Talks Romero-Whittaker

For the time being, Michael Bisping will stay on the sidelines and recover while awaiting a new challenger to his middleweight title. The reigning UFC...
video

Fedor Emelianenko Does his Talking Where it Matters: ‘In The Cage’

Former heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is old-school. Emelianenko returns to action next month when he faces Matt Mitrione at Bellator: NYC from Madison Square Garden....
video

Travis Browne Returns, Faces Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 213

Fresh off his engagement to Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne will step back inside the Octagon this July to face Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 213. Browne...
Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort’s Manager Wants to See Him Fight Chael Sonnen & Wanderlei Silva

Vitor Belfort may not be getting a "Legends League," but some of his ideal match-ups may be on the horizon. On June 3, Belfort will...