The proposed championship fight between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw doesn’t have an official time and date, but the shots continue to be fired.
"No Love" took to Twitter to call for advanced drug testing by United States Doping Agency (USADA) for his bout against his former Team Alpha male (TAM) training partner.
Check it out:
I want advance drug testing from @usantidoping for my title defense against @TJDillashaw @ufc— Cody Garbrandt (@Cody_Nolove) January 16, 2017
Of course, it could simply be Cody wanting to prove he’s a clean combatant, or he wants to catch Dillashaw playing dirty.
If you recall, Urijah Faber drew the ire of Dillashaw after he insinuated he was on performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), saying that "Viper" looked like a "pre-pubescent teenager" since USADA burst onto the scene.
TJ has yet to fail a pre- or post-fight drug test.
Nevertheless, the heat continues to rise in the Garbrandt-Dillashaw rivalry after Cody previously claimed he knocked out his former teammate during sparring, though the video evidence has yet to make its way online.
The talented 135-pounders have been pegged as coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) "Redemption," which is set to premiere with a two-hour episode on Weds, April 19 at 10 p.m. ET. on FOX Sports 1.
Once the show wraps, Garbrandt and Dillashaw are expected to throw down sometime in summer of 2017. In the meantime, you can expect a lot more verbal warfare between the two in the coming months.