John Dodson Regrets Having Left Flyweight ahead of Bare-Knuckle Boxing Debut at BKFC 28
- Posted on Aug 27, 2022
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This time, former Ultimate Fighting Championship title contender John Dodson aims to leave no doubts about who is the flyweight kingpin. “The Magician” is soon opening a new chapter in his almost 20-year career as he takes on fellow UFC alum Ryan Benoit in a bare-knuckle boxing affair at the upcoming BKFC 28 event. It will be the first time Dodson competes in a 125-pound clash since Sept. 5, 2015, when he lost a decision to Demetrious Johnson in his second attempt to conquer the divisional championship. After that, Dodson moved up to bantamweight, where he alternated results. At 37, the Jackson-Wink MMA representative told Sherdog that changing weight class wasn’t the best decision of his career. Now, he feels ready to put all the 125-pounders on alert thanks to a big statement.
“That's what the weight class I feel like I'm pretty much dominating. That's the one weight class that I haven't been losing in, and I went to 135 ‘cause I wanted to go ahead and not cut weight that much. I d