When being paired to shoot a industrial collectively, TJ Dillashaw and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson needed to be on their greatest workplace habits.
In July 2018, males’s clothes firm Van Heusen launched a industrial displaying their new Flex Assortment. Displaying off the brand new wares had been none apart from UFC superstars Stephen Thompson and, on the time the UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw.
Sitting throughout from one another at their desks, Thompson could be seen slurping on his beverage’s straw with Dillashaw unamused. Shortly after, the 2 start combating. As a result of what else would they do?
As an finish end result, Dillashaw would do his greatest impression of WWE’s Dudley Boyz and ship “Wonderboy” by his desk desk. The next January, Dillashaw can be suspended by USADA for 2 years and stripped of his title after testing optimistic for EPO.
Hilariously sufficient, this led to Van Heusen modifying a model of the industrial that confirmed “Wonderboy” combating himself. Behind the scenes footage of TJ Dillashaw’s slam and the unique industrial could be seen beneath.
Right here’s a video of TJ Dillashaw slamming Stephen Thompson by a desk for a swimsuit industrial lmaoo pic.twitter.com/F2HCDP9Rza
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Because the yr is now 2021 and TJ Dillashaw hasn’t been seen in motion since his 32-second loss to Henry Cejudo, he’s eligible to return come Jan. 19 which is subsequent Tuesday.
Regardless of the panorama of the bantamweight division having modified pretty dramatically in two years — alongside together with his unlawful utilization of performance-enhancing medication (PEDs) — the previous champion nonetheless believes he needs to be subsequent in line for a shot on the title.
“Wonderboy”, then again, only recently placed on a classic efficiency in opposition to Geoff Neal to finish the UFC calendar yr for 2020. For 5 straight rounds, the Karate grasp dazzled and showcased his offense to perfection to choose up a unanimous choice win. Again on a profitable streak for the primary time since 2016, Thompson sees 2021 as his yr the place he’ll seize welterweight gold.
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