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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From Yahoo Sports: From the brink of losing his job to the cusp of a possible title shot, the welterweight has fought back from injury and is set to fight Erick Silva on Saturday in Cincinnati. read news >>
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Undefeated Justin Gaethje is on the cusp of a World Series of Fighting lightweight title shot, but he knows no to look too far beyond the fight that is immediately in front of him. read news >>
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To say Washington-based women’s 125-pound fighter “Relentless” Hadley Griffith stepped up in her pro debut might be an understatement. read news >>
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Soa Palelei picked up his first UFC victory despite carrying broken ribs into his fight at UFC 164 on Saturday night in Milwaukee. read news >>
Rory MacDonald could find himself on the cusp of a title shot with a win on Saturday – and that could complicate things with his teammate, champ Georges St-Pierre. But their trainer shot down a rumor of why the two aren't training side by side these days. read news >>
NEWARK, N.J. – UFC 159 main event winner and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones broke some major ground in 2012 when he signed a sponsorship deal with Nike. But Nike soon could have some in-octagon competition from one of its biggest competitors. read news >>
On the cusp of his UFC return, Nate Marquardt is hopeful to get back in the Octagon, but won't look past his Strikeforce title defense against Tarec Saffiedine. read news >>
TORONTO - There's daydreaming about being a world champion one day, and then there's what Joseph Benavidez does.
But Benavidez, the fantasy may just be a little too all-consuming at times. But to him, "fantasy" isn't the right word to use because that implies it's a far-fetched dream.
For Benavidez, the plan is clear as crystal - and that's to become the UFC's first flyweight champion Saturday night.
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Renan Barão heads into UFC 149 to face Urijah Faber to declare the interim UFC bantamweight champion. The battle for the belt, however, is only but a symbol of a much deeper accomplishment.
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On the cusp of his second Bellator tournament final, Daniel Straus has again shut out the circumstances surrounding him.
At this level, he notes, every fight is your biggest fight. Every time
you compete, you risk losing what's taken so long to earn.
"I just try not think about that," Straus told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "I think about how much time I put in, and
how much it means to not just me, but my family at home and friends and
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