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Dillashaw Talks Title Win and Who's Next

Dillashaw on title win, Assuncao, Faber
By: Brett Okamoto, ESPN
"Newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw couldn’t talk long Thursday. He had an afternoon meeting scheduled with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

"A Sacramento resident, Dillashaw (10-2) is still riding the wave of his stunning TKO win over Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

"In addition to a summons from the mayor of Sacramento, Dillashaw has blown up on social media since the performance. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist, Flea, contacted the fighter on Twitter and mentioned his walk-out to the band’s song 'Can’t Stop.'

"Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Jonny Manziel, who attended the fight in Las Vegas (which became big news itself) also sent a congratulatory post.

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