Dana White Reveals Next Title Challenger For Demetrious Johnson

It appears that number one ranked UFC Flyweight contender John Dodson will be the next person standing across the Octagon to challenge dominant 115-pound champion Demetrious Johnson.

UFC President Dana White confirmed the news on this week’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 that Dodson will indeed be next in line for “Mighty Mouse,” as the two will collide in a rematch from their first meeting back in January of 2013.

Since dropping a unanimous decision loss to Johnson, Dodson has remained active, compiling an unblemished 3-0 run inside the Octagon, with two of the three victories coming by way of knockout or technical knockout.

Meanwhile, Johnson continues to prove why he is the third ranked pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, as he has amassed a perfect 5-0 record since defeating Dodson in their first meeting, with four of his five most recent victories coming by knockout or submission.

White did not specify a date or location for the scheduled UFC Flyweight Championship bout between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson, however it appears to be signed, sealed, and soon-to-be delivered.


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