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UFC Alum John Dodson Involved In Near-Death Car Accident

Former UFC veteran John Dodson was involved in a serious car accident last night that almost ended tragically. Dodson's manager, Ricky Kottenstette, informed the public of Dodson's accident with the following Instagram post, which included an image of the scene of the accident. https://www.instagram.com/p/CQ39_npLB1Z/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=d4e70e0f-2ef6-41cc-a1b6-087041c3d21d "@johndodsonmma and his family were in a serious accident last...

UFC Releases John Dodson

TUF 14 winner and 2-time title contender, John Dodson, has been released by the UFC. News of his departure from the promotion was first reported by MMA Fighting on Friday. “We are excited to see what other offers are out there for John,” Dodson's manager, Ricky Kottenstette, said to...

Five Fights To Watch At UFC 252

UFC 252 will close out what has been an unusual summer for the UFC, but it could also be the close of the career of one of the best heavyweights in MMA. While the main event between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic will settle their rivalry once and for...

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: John Dodson Smashes Nathaniel Wood

John Dodson smashes Nathaniel Wood. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. In the third round of the fight, Dodson was able to drop him with a...

UFC on ESPN+ 3 Highlights: Petr Yan Sweeps John Dodson

Petr Yan sweeps John Dodson on his way to victory. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC on ESPN+ 3 from the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. After three rounds and stunning the former title contender a few times, Yan walked away with the unanimous decision.  Peep the...

John Dodson: I’ll Crush Petr Yan At UFC Prague, Remind People I Belong Here

John Dodson is out to prove something this weekend (Sat. February 23, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 3. Dodson has lost four of his last seven fights. His most recent fight resulted in a unanimous decision defeat to Jimmie Rivera. Speaking to UFC.com, Dodson said he plans on crushing opponent Petr...

John Dodson vs. Petr Yan in the Works for UFC Fight Night in Prague

A bantamweight showdown between John Dodson and highly touted prospect Petr Yan is in the works for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Prague, Czech Republic on Feb. 23. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news on Thursday following an initial report from ESPN. Yan had previously confirmed that...

UFC 228 Video Highlights: Rivera Edges Out Dodson In Lackluster 3-Round Bout

In the second pay-per-view bout of the evening at the UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till event at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this weekend, Jimmie Rivera and John Dodson met inside the Octagon for what was a highly-anticipated match-up in the UFC Bantamweight division. In what unfortunately turned out...

John Dodson Explains Why Jimmie Rivera Fight is Personal

John Dodson is fired up going into his next fight as he’s slated to take on Jimmie Rivera in a bantamweight bout at the upcoming UFC 228 pay-per-view event. Dodson has gone 3-2 since making the jump back up to 135 pounds in 2016. He is fresh off a...

John Dodson vs. Jimmie Rivera Reported for UFC 228

John Dodson will reportedly get the fight he has been lobbying for when he takes on Jimmie Rivera at UFC 228 at a venue to be announced. This bout was first reported by MMAFighting.com and has been confirmed by sources close to MMANews.com that has informed us that both...

Report: UFC Interested in Jimmie Rivera vs. John Dodson

Jimmie Rivera may be in for a quick turnaround. ESPN's Brett Okamoto is reporting that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is interested in booking Rivera vs. John Dodson for a card in September. The report comes just six days after Rivera was knocked out by Marlon Moraes in 33 seconds. https://twitter.com/bokamotoESPN/status/1004825898145734657 Rivera...

John Dodson Signs New Four-Fight Deal With UFC

John Dodson is done testing free agency. Last month, it was revealed that Dodson couldn't come to terms with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on a new deal. Dodson is coming off a split decision win over Pedro Munhoz. The bantamweight bruiser made $82,000 for the bout, which included a...

John Dodson is Now a Free Agent, Door Isn’t Closed on UFC Return

John Dodson is free to explore options with other mixed martial arts promotions. Last month, Dodson fought in the last bout under his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) deal. He defeated Pedro Munhoz via split decision. The two-time flyweight title challenger made $82,000 including a $41,000 win bonus in salary for...

Title Contender Thinks TJ Dillashaw Can’t Defeat Demetrious Johnson

There’s one title contender that says UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw can’t win the certain super fight he wants and that his heart desires for his next fight. That title contender is John Dodson. The conversation about a potential super fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Dillashaw...

John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz Booked For UFC 222 (Mar. 3)

It looks like the John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz bout is back on as part of the upcoming UFC 222 pay-per-view fight card. After the fight was pulled from this past Saturday's UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders event in Belem, Brazil, where it was slated to serve as...