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Report | John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz on for UFC Belem

Drake Riggs - January 4, 2018

UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is nearing completion! Today, Combate reported another fight between potential Bantamweights contenders Pedro Munhoz and former two-time Flyweight title challenger, John “the Magician” Dodson.

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John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes Added to Surprisingly Stacked UFC Norfolk Card

Justin Golightly - September 1, 2017

Sometimes, those small UFC events in between the big pay-per-views reward us with a load of combat violence that makes being a fan all worth while. In November, after the smoke from Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre has cleared, the UFC touches down in Norfolk, Virginia for a pretty killer free card. Just added last night, John Dodson will take on former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes in a big test for both fighters. There might be someone ready to fight me. More details coming soon.

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John Dodson says he offered to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 209

Tom Taylor - April 24, 2017

Over the weekend, when the UFC touched down in Nashville, Tennessee, two-time flyweight title challenger John Dodson picked up a nice, decision win over former bantamweight title challenger Eddie Wineland. With this win, he reestablished himself as one of the bantamweight division’s elite players, and set himself up for some more big fights in the division. Apparently, however, Dodson has had a very difficult time finding willing dance partners of late. “When I put people to sleep, no one wants to fight me,” Dodson said post-fight (via “When I fight intelligently, no one still wants to fight me. I don’t know what they want me to do.”

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EXCLUSIVE | John Dodson willing to fight at "as many" weight classes as he can

bjpenndotcom - December 22, 2016

While a controversial split decision loss to John Lineker may have halted John Dodson’s hopes of making a statement in the bantamweight division in 2016, ‘The Magician’ is currently struggling to find a 135 pound fighter who is willing to fight him!

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VIDEO | John Lineker vs. John Dodson (highlights)

bjpenndotcom - October 1, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ former top ranked flyweights John Lineker and John Dodson stepped into the Octagon in a pivotal bantamweight showdown.

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John Lineker confident he will become the first man to finish John Dodson

bjpenndotcom - October 1, 2016

Tonight, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’, #3 ranked bantamweight John Lineker will square off against former top ranked UFC flyweight John Dodson in a highly anticipated matchup of heavy-handed strikers.

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John Dodson

John Dodson began camp at 168 pounds for bantamweight fight with John Lineker

bjpenndotcom - September 28, 2016

This Saturday, former UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off against John Lineker in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. Dodson, who made the move to bantamweight after dropping his second loss to flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, made quite the statement in his last fight when he put the bantamweight division on notice by knocking out Manvel Gamburyan in the first round of their UFC on FOX 19 scrap back in April.

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Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

Chris Taylor - August 13, 2016

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout.

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