The fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw was. Although it lasted less than eight minutes, everybody who watched it knew the rematch was coming sooner rather than later. Dillashaw, who won the first bout via TKO, started as a -125 favored with Garbrandt coming back at -105 due to their rematch in UFC 227.
Bad blood between former teammates
For some background to the animosity between the two fighters, Garbrandt and Dillashaw utilized to train in the same gym, Team Alpha Male. Dillashaw left the gym in order to train with Elevation Fight Team. That split was amicable and tensions between both sides have been high ever since.
Breaking vs garbrandt down Dillashaw, that has won seven of the last eight fights, mixtures an excellent mixture of aggression and footwork to completely conquer his opponent in the game that is spectacular. TJ is an accomplished wrestler at both high school and college level.
Garbrandt, who was undefeated before his loss to Dillashaw, is experienced beyond his years, since the Ohioan was a state wrestling champion in high school and an accomplished amateur fighter. You can really see the boxing acumen, as he is a patient counterpuncher who yells each attack with fight-ending intentions.