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Cody Garbrandt & TJ Dillashaw to coach TUF: Redemption


On last night's UFC Fight Night 103 broadcast, the promotion announced that The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption will debut on April 19th with a two-hour season premiere on FS1.

The coaches for the season will be bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champ TJ Dillashaw. The show will lead to them squaring off for the title at a yet-to-be-determined date, but it would make sense to have that fight take place some time during International Fight Week.

TUF: Redemption will feature winners from past seasons as well as at least one active member of the UFC roster. 

Garbrandt won the title from Dominick Cruz at UFC 207 last month and was called out by Dillashaw shortly after. Dillashaw had previously lost the title to Cruz, and is a former Team Alpha Male teammate of the champion. He has claimed that he knocked out Garbrandt during training sessions.

Also announced last night was that UFC 210 will mark the company's return to Buffalo, New York. No fights were announced for that show, which will air on PPV.