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Add Dominick Cruz to the small but growing number of fighters who aren’t willing to throw T.J. Dillashaw under the bus after his positive drug test for EPO.

Dillashaw, the former two-time bantamweight champion, voluntarily relinquished his title before the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) handed him a two year suspension (retroactive Jan. 19, 2019) earlier this month.

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Once teammates, Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw soon became fierce rivals, with Dillashaw twice getting the better of Cody in UFC men’s bantamweight title fights.

While Garbrandt is now on a three-fight losing streak, he’s somehow in a much better position than Dillashaw, who accepted a two-year USADA suspension after testing positive for EPO (recombinant human erythropoietin). Dillashaw relinquished his title — he was going to be stripped anyway — and of course he’s coming off a 32-second TKO loss to Henry Cejudo in an ill-fated attempt to become flyweight champion.

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UFC welterweight Alan Jouban was hoping for a victory for his return to action after more than a year in the sidelines. Instead, what he got was a split decision loss against Dwight Grant in his main card fight at UFC 236 on Saturday night.

Jouban was convinced he had done enough to secure the win, which makes the verdict a lot more difficult to digest.

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Top UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum is not convinced that his UFC 236 opponent Israel Adesanya has earned his shot at the interim middleweight title.

Gastelum and Adesanya will fight for the interim 185-pound strap in the co-main event of UFC 236 next weekend. A fight between current champion Robert Whittaker and Gastelum was supposed to take place at UFC 234 in February, but Whittaker pulled out on the day of the event and the fight was cancelled.

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