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"The Magician"

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John Dodson

John "The Magician" Dodson

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  • Given Name: Johnathan Thomas Dodson III
  • MMA Record: 20-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Magician
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1984.09.26
  • Last Fight: September 08, 2018 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Jackson Wink MMA
  • Height: 5'3" (161cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $567,000 USD
  • Born: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • College: University of New Mexico
  • Foundation Style: N/A
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Jon Dodson was a two-time state wrestling champ as well as a one time state runner up and a four time district champ. He was recruited  in 2002 by Greg Jackson for his wrestling skills and has trained there ever since. Dodson often fought above his weight class at bantamweight and featherweight for lack of flyweights around. With the addition of the flyweight division in the UFC Dodson looks to make his mark there.


A professional MMA competitor since 2004, Dodson has made a name for himself fighting mainly in the Southwest region. He was the winner of the The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 defeating T.J. Dillashaw in the 1st round also winning Knockout of the Night. After two win streak, Dodson defeated Jussier da Silva via 2nd TKO at UFC on FX 5 for a title shot in Flyweight division.


Dodson fought Demetrious Johnson for the UFC Flyweight title on UFC on FOX 6. Dodson was able to drop Johnson multiple times during the first 2 rounds, but ended up losing a unanimous decision 49-46, 48-47, 48-47. Dodson would bounce back from his loss with a first round TKO over Darrell Montague to earn Knockout of the Night at UFC 166.


The Ultimate Fighter 14

Episode 1 Dodson def. Brandon Merkt by TKO (Punches) at 1:37 of Round 1

Episode 6 Dodson def. John Albert by Unanimous Decision

Episode 10 Dodson def. Johnny Bedford by KO (Punches) at 1:00 of Round 2

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Dodson def. T.J. Dillashaw by TKO (Punches) at 1:54 of Round 1



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