Former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw returns to the Octagon this weekend after two years away from the sport. Dillashaw is one of the most controversial figures in the sport and, ahead of his fight with Cory Sandhagen, people are curious about who his wife is.
Former bantamweight champ returns to the UFC
TJ Dillashaw returns to the Octagon this weekend in the UFC’s Fight Night main event. He faces off against top contender Cory Sandhagen.
The former bantamweight champion was suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for two years in 2019 after testing positive for EPO.
Dillashaw tested positive after his flyweight title fight against Henry Cejudo in January 2019, which he ultimately lost.
The suspension ended on January 2021 meaning TJ is eligible to fight in the UFC once more.
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Who is TJ Dillashaw’s wife?
TJ Dillashaw’s wife is Rebecca Dillashaw (nee Pappe Reynoso) who was born on 20 December 1984 in Angels Camp, California.
Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in visual communications.
She has worked for companies such as McCarthy and MTV Networks (Viacom Media Networks), and now works for her husband’s company TJ Dillashaw Inc as director of operations.
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TJ and Rebecca dated from a young age and she is the only woman TJ has been publicly known to be seeing.
The couple tied the knot in Mexico in 2014.
They have one child together, a son, Bronson Jack Dillashaw, born in 2017, who is often on TJ’s social media channels.
Rebecca’s social media handles and appearance on UFC’s Embedded
36-year-old Rebecca’s Instagram is currently set to private, but TJ has shared various photos of the couple together on his.
Despite remaining out of the limelight, Rebecca has appeared on various YouTube vlogs and even an episode of UFC’s Embedded series.