John “The Magician” Dodson Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
John “The Magician” Dodson Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

John “The Magician” Dodson

MMA Record: 21-13-0

WINS
21
12
2
10
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
13
0
0
13
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
53%
Age
37
Reach
66'
(167.6 cm)
Height
63.4'
(161 cm)
Country
USA

John “The Magician” Dodson is a 37 year old Male fighter from United States with a 21-13-0 pro MMA record. Dodson most recently fought Cody Gibson at XMMA 3 on Saturday October 23, 2021. John Dodson lost to Cody Gibson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3 in the Bantamweight division.

John Dodson has 21 wins with a 53% finish rate, including 12 by knockout, 2 by submission, 10 by decision.

John Dodson is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.


John Dodson's Last Fight

Loss • Cody Gibson DEF John Dodson by Decision R3 5:00

John “The Magician” Dodson full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
21-12-0 Cody Gibson
DEC
R3 5:00
XMMA 3 2021-10-23 Bantamweight XMMA
Loss
21-11-0 Merab Dvalishvili
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 252 2020-08-15 Bantamweight UFC
Win
20-11-0 Nathaniel Wood
KO/TKO
R3 0:16
UFC on ESPN+ 25 2020-02-15 Bantamweight UFC
Loss
20-10-0 Petr Yan
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN+ 3 2019-02-23 Bantamweight UFC
Loss
20-9-0 Jimmie Rivera
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 228 2018-09-08 Bantamweight UFC
Win
19-9-0 Pedro Munhoz
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 222 2018-03-03 Bantamweight UFC
Loss
19-8-0 Marlon Moraes
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 120 2017-11-11 Bantamweight UFC
Win
18-8-0 Eddie Wineland
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 108 2017-04-22 Bantamweight UFC
Loss
18-7-0 John Lineker
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC Fight Night 96 2016-10-01 Bantamweight UFC
Win
17-7-0 Manny Gamburyan
KO/TKO
R1 0:47
UFC on FOX 19 2016-04-16 Bantamweight UFC
Loss
17-6-0 Demetrious Johnson
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 191 2015-09-05 Flyweight UFC
Win
16-6-0 Zach Makovsky
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 187 2015-05-23 Flyweight UFC
Win
15-6-0 John Moraga
KO/TKO
R2 5:00
UFC Fight Night 42 2014-06-07 Flyweight UFC
Win
14-6-0 Darrell Montague
KO/TKO
R1 4:13
UFC 166 2013-10-19 Flyweight UFC
Loss
14-5-0 Demetrious Johnson
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC on FOX 6 2013-01-26 Flyweight UFC
Win
13-5-0 Jussier Formiga
KO/TKO
R2 4:35
UFC on FX 5 2012-10-05 Flyweight UFC
Win
12-5-0 Tim Elliott
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FOX 3 2012-05-05 Flyweight UFC
Win
11-5-0 T.J. Dillashaw
KO/TKO
R1 1:54
The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale 2011-12-03 Bantamweight UFC
Win
11-5-0 Johnny Bedford
KO/TKO
R2 1:00
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 2011-07-13 Bantamweight TUF
Win
11-5-0 John Albert
DEC
R2 5:00
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 2011-07-06 Bantamweight TUF
Win
11-5-0 Brandon Merkt
KO/TKO
R1 1:37
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 2011-06-07 Bantamweight TUF
Win
10-5-0 John Moraga
DEC
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2010-12-11
Win
9-5-0 Jessie Riggleman
DEC
R3 5:00
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 8 2010-05-22 Flyweight UWC
Loss
9-4-0 Pat Runez
DEC
R5 5:00
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 7 2009-10-03 Flyweight UWC
Win
8-4-0 Jose Lujan
KO/TKO
R1 0:52
Regional circuit 2009-07-25
Win
7-4-0 Jose Villarisco
DEC
R3 5:00
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 5 2009-02-21 Flyweight UWC
Loss
7-3-0 Mike Easton
DEC
R3 5:00
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 4 2008-10-11 Bantamweight UWC
Win
6-3-0 Vern Baca
KO/TKO
R2 1:06
Regional circuit 2008-04-11
Win
5-3-0 Zac White
SUB
R1 3:42
Regional circuit 2007-12-15
Loss
5-2-0 Bill Boland
DEC
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2007-04-07
Win
4-2-0 Jake Long
KO/TKO
R1
Regional circuit 2007-03-17
Win
3-2-0 Clint Godfrey
DEC
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2006-12-09 ROF
Loss
3-1-0 Joe Doherty
DEC
R2 5:00
Regional circuit 2006-07-29 ROF
Win
2-1-0 Jared Moreland
KO/TKO
R1 2:55
Regional circuit 2006-02-18
Win
1-1-0 Johnny Velasquez
DEC
R2 5:00
KOTC Underground 5 2005-07-23 Bantamweight KOTC
Loss
1-0-0 Yasuhiro Urushitani
DEC
R2 5:00
Regional circuit 2004-11-14 GCM
Win
0-0-0 Zac White
SUB
R1 3:23
Regional circuit 2004-09-03
John “The Magician” Dodson MMA Record: 21-13-0

John “The Magician” Dodson's last five professional MMA fights

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John “The Magician” Dodson's MMA career highlights

John “The Magician” Dodson's Professional MMA debut

Dodson made his professional debut against Zac White on September 3, 2004, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Zac White who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

John Dodson beat Zac White by Submission at 3:23 of Round 1.

John “The Magician” Dodson's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Dodson made his debut in the UFC against T.J. Dillashaw on December 3, 2011, fighting on the main card of The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale having compiled a 11-5-0 professional MMA record.

John Dodson beat T.J. Dillashaw by KO/TKO at 1:54 of Round 1.

Since his debut, Dodson has gone on to fight a total of 17 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 10-7-0.

Winning the belt: Tournament Championship against T.J. Dillashaw

Dodson won the Tournament Championship defeating T.J. Dillashaw on December 3, 2011 at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale.

This was Dodson's 1st UFC championship fight.

John Dodson beat T.J. Dillashaw by KO/TKO at 1:54 of Round 1.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Flyweight Championship loss to Demetrious Johnson

Dodson lost his 1st flyweight title challenge, losing to Demetrious Johnson on January 26, 2013 at UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. Dodson.

John Dodson lost to Demetrious Johnson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Flyweight Championship loss to Demetrious Johnson

Dodson lost his 2nd flyweight title challenge, losing to Demetrious Johnson on September 5, 2015 at UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2.

John Dodson lost to Demetrious Johnson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Outside the UFC

After his UFC stint, Dodson took his next fight at XMMA on October 23, 2021, fighting against Cody Gibson on the main event of XMMA 3: Vice City.

John Dodson lost to Cody Gibson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

When was John Dodson's last win?

Dodson's last win came against Nathaniel Wood at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on Saturday February 15, 2020. John Dodson beat Nathaniel Wood by KO/TKO at 0:16 of Round 3.

Who is John Dodson's next opponent?

Dodson is not currently booked for any fights.

When was John Dodson's last loss?

Dodson's last loss came against Cody Gibson at XMMA 3 on Saturday October 23, 2021. John Dodson lost to Cody Gibson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has John Dodson had?

Dodson has fought 17 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 10-7-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does John Dodson have?

Dodson has knocked out 12 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does John Dodson have?

Dodson has submitted 2 opponents.

How many times has John Dodson been knocked out?

Dodson has never been knocked out.

How many times has John Dodson been submitted?

Dodson has never been submitted.


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