The black belt in gaidojutsu and Tuf 14 Bw tournament winner John Dodson entered this fight with a record of 19-9-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He fought twice in 2017 beating Eddie Wineland (John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland) and losing to Marlon Moraes (John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Pedro Munhoz, has a mma record of 15-2-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Jimmie Rivera in 2015 but then he has won over Russell Doane, Justin Scoggins, Damian Stasiak (Munhoz vs Stasiak) and Rob Font (Pedro Munhoz vs Rob Font). Dodson vs Munhoz is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Yana Kunitskaya – UFC 222. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 222: Cyborg vs Kunitskaya
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 222 fight card (main fights):
Cris Cyborg Justino vs Yana Kunitskaya
Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega
Andre Soukhamthath vs Sean O’Malley
Andrei Arlovski vs Stefan Struve
Cat Zingano vs Ketlen Vieira
John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz
Dodson’s previous fight: John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes
Munhoz’s previous fight: Pedro Munhoz vs Rob Font
Munhoz’s next fight: Pedro Munhoz vs Brett Johns
Dodson’s next fight: John Dodson vs Jimmie Rivera
Dodson vs Munhoz Fight Video:
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