John Dodson ready to fight again

John Dodson
John Dodson

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – John Dodson has been spending time with his daughter and enjoying the spoils of fatherhood.

He hasn’t had a fight since his loss on September 5th to Flyweight champion, Demetrius Johnson. That will change soon.

Dodson is scheduled for a UFC fight in April. A formal announcement could come any day now.

Dodson, who became a dad in his last fight week, has stayed in shape hoping to get an opponent. He is moving up in weight to the 135 pound division.

Dodson’s loss was at 125. He said he felt good about cutting weight until the last week. He believes he is at his best when fighting at 135 pounds.

“I am more explosive as a fighter when I can have those dynamic advantages, said Dodson. “This is one of those times I can be. Like fighting guys like T.J. Dillishaw and Dominick Cruz, people who want to exchange in battle on their feet, that is going to be more of my style.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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