A bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw and Raphael Assuncao has been put together for the UFC’s September stop in Brazil. Both men are on four-fight winning streaks, meaning the individual who comes out triumphant in their UFC on FS 3 tilt should take a major step closer to challenging for divisional gold.
In addition to quartet of consecutive victories in the Octagon, Dillashaw has also scored stoppages against his last three opponents including two of the first-frame variety. He is 8-1 in his career.
Assuncao holds an overall record of 20-4 including notable triumphs against Yves Jabouin and Mike Easton. Ten of his wins have come via submission.