Despite the UFC’s obvious attempt to dissolve their flyweight division, they have booked somewhat of a superfight. After a long time of TJ Dillashaw claiming that he can drop down from bantamweight to flyweight, he finally is. Dillashaw will take on new flyweight champion, Henry Cejudo.
Breaking: TJ Dillashaw will move DOWN in weight to challenge Henry Cejudo for the flyweight title at UFC 233 on Jan. 26 in Anaheim, per multiple sources.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) November 9, 2018
It seems like an odd move, given the state of the division. However, that is a fight fans really want to see. Dillashaw has a chance to become the third concurrent 2-weight champion in the UFC after Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier.
As for Cejudo, he attempts to defend his title which his predecessor, Demetrious Johnson, did a staggering 11 times.
There is no definitive word on what will happen to the division, but one would guess that if TJ wins, the division will cease to exist immediately after.