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UFC flyweight John Dodson will be out for approximately 12 months after undergoing ACL surgery on Wednesday.
One of the top flyweights in the UFC will be out of action for the next year.
Former 125lb. title contender John Dodson underwent ACL surgery on Wednesday and will be on the sidelines for the next 6-8 months before even returning to the gym.
FOX Sport's Damon Martin initially reported the news.
The surgery was performed to repair the ACL as well as a torn meniscus. Once he completes the r more
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On the cusp of another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight title fight against division kingpin Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson will now find himself on the sidelines for up to a year on the heels of a very unfortunate setback.
"The Magician" told FOX Sports that he recently had to undergo ACL surgery to repair a blown knee, as well as a torn meniscus.
A reoccurring problem that was aggravated during his most recent victory over John Moraga at UFC Fight Night 42.
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John Dodson went under the knife to repair a torn meniscus as well as his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) on Wednesday, putting him out of action for at least six to eight months. more
Demetrious Johnson's most intriguing potential flyweight foe is on the shelf until sometime next year.
John Dodson underwent anterior cruciate ligament surgery on Wednesday, FOXSports.com reported. While surgery was a success for the Jackson's MMA fighter, he's going to be out at least 6-8 months before he can go all out in the gym again and could be out of action as long as a year.
Dodson (16-6) has won seven of his past eight fights and is 5-1 in the UFC. His only loss during that span was to more