The black belt in gaidojutsu and Tuf 14 Bw tournament winner John Dodson entered this fight with a mma record of 19-8-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He lost to John Lineker last year (=Lineker vs Dodson) but he came back to win in 2017 against Eddie Wineland (=Dodson vs Wineland).
His opponent, the former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has an official record of 18-5-1 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Raphael Assuncao (via split decision, Moraes vs Assuncao). Moraes vs Dodson is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis – UFC Fight Night 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis
Where: Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC Fight Night 120 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis
Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez
Andrei Arlovski vs Junior Albini
Cezar Ferreira vs Nate Marquardt
Raphael Assuncao vs Matthew Lopez
Joe Lauzon vs Clay Guida
John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes
Sage Northcutt vs Michel Quinones
Dodson’s previous fight: John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland
Moraes’ previous fight: Marlon Moraes vs Raphael Assuncao
Moraes’ next fight: Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes
Dodson’s next fight: John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz
Dodson vs Moraes Fight Video:
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