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T.J. Dillashaw willing to put up $100K for Dominick Cruz rematch, Cody Garbrandt doesn't like it

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Who wants to put their money where their mouth is?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight king T.J. Dillashaw sure seems ready to do just that, recently taking to Instagram (shown below) to challenge current 135-pound champion Dominick Cruz to a title rematch worth $100,000. That's right. Dillashaw, who lost his bantamweight strap to a returning Cruz via split decision at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January, is actually willing to throw some of his own cash into the cage to spice things up.

While Cruz has yet to respond to Dillashaw's lucrative Octagon bait, rising title challenger Cody Garbrandt wasted no time in taking some shots at his former Team Alpha Male training partner. In typical "No Love" fashion, Garbrandt went right for the jugular when he posted the following via Twitter:

Garbrandt, who has rattled off five-straight UFC victories while looking like the bantamweight version of knockout king Conor McGregor, has already made it clear that he deserves the next shot at "The Dominator" and believes he can shut Cruz's lights off. But with $100K at stake, Cruz would be foolish not to pay attention to Dillashaw's latest attempt at a championship reboot. This high-octane wager comes in the same week that a Hair vs. Hair UFC bout was proposed.

While Cruz is unlikely to make any moves until he gets back from his commentator stint in Brazil for UFC Fight Night 95, Dillashaw and Garbrandt are his only viable options for a title defense at this point in time. Dillashaw would be putting his entire purse on the line to beat a guy who hasn't lost since 2007.

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