TJ Dillashaw warns Paddy Pimblett to ‘ditch the donuts and follow the advice’ as war of words heats up… before Liverpool fighter calls American ’embarrassment with tainted legacy’ after ban Drugs
- Paddy Pimblett and TJ Dillashaw continued to trade verbal jabs online
- Last week, Dillashaw said the rising UFC star likes to “tweak”
- Now the former UFC champ has told Pimblett to ‘ditch the donuts’
- ‘The Baddy’ responded on Twitter calling Dillashaw ’embarrassing’
Paddy Pimblett and TJ Dillashaw continued their war of words on social media this week, with the American being branded as ‘troublesome with a tainted legacy’.
The two UFC stars traded verbal jabs online after the former bantamweight champion questioned Pimblett’s work ethic as he continued to enjoy his time off between his workout schedule. fight.
Although “the bad guy” fired back and told Dillashaw to remember his own past before criticizing him, the two again got entangled in a social media spat.
Paddy Pimblett (L) and TJ Dillashaw (R) continued to trade verbal jabs online this week
After seeing Pimblett’s response, Dillashaw wrote on Instagram: “I wasn’t even trying to be mean. @theufcbaddy is getting all sensitive, must be a tasty topic.
‘Drop the donuts and take the advice. The only difference with fat Tyler is that it was a joke lol. What’s not a joke is that you become diabetic. Let’s see what you look like after 11 years in the UFC, good luck for that long.
Pimblett’s approach between fights has been to bulk up in weight and then discipline himself when he has to prepare to step into the octagon again – which has drawn criticism from other fighters.
‘The Baddy’ tweeted in response: ‘Not as sensitive as your body to that EPO when you cheated [shrug emoji]’, Pimblett replied on Twitter. ‘I still haven’t won what an embarrassment you are [crying laughing emoji].
‘I’ll still be here 11 years from now if I haven’t already retired with a proper untainted legacy like ours [eyes emoji] And also a lot more money in my pocket than you ever made [hug emoji] son of the night [winking kiss emoji].’
The England fighter is known to have put on weight in his time outside the octagon
Dillashaw continued to take aim at Pimblett’s eating habits between fights
Pimblett claimed Dillashaw’s body would be ‘sensitive’ due to ‘this EPO’ – after the American tested positive for recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) in 2019.
Dillashaw was caught using the drug Procrit, an artificial form of erythropoietin that prompts the body to increase red blood cell production, and was subsequently banned from sports for two years.
The American has yet to announce his next fight since returning to the octagon and beating Cory Sandhagen by split decision last summer – meanwhile, Pimblett is preparing to face Jordan Leavitt in the UFC London in July.
Pimblett remains undefeated in the UFC and has two first-round finishes from two fights