Who is TJ Dillashaw's wife? Meet UFC star's long-term partner Rebecca

Joshua Rogers July 22, 2021
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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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Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.