Coach Standing by T.J. Dillashaw, Despite “Inexcusable” Use of EPO

Following the news that T.J. Dillashaw has been suspended for two years, after testing positive for EPO, his longtime coach, Duane Ludwig’s standing by the former UFC champ.

On Tuesday, the MMA world was jolted with the announcement that USADA has suspended Dillashaw for two years, due to a positive test for EPO. Since then, the renowned striking coach Ludwig shared out these comments:

He is not the first nor will he be the last but yes it is inexcusable! People make mistakes BUT ‍♂️ he’s still my Ninja! #StillMyNinja #KillaShaw ⚡️ , “He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.” Jesus Christ

Dillashaw will not be eligible to fight again until January 18th, 2021. The bantamweight will turn 35 a couple weeks later.