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The power of John Dodson

John Dodson won by unanimous decision against Tim

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What business does a guy who weighs two pounds per inch of his height have knocking guys out?

“It comes from my butt," said the 5-foot-3, 125-pound John Dodson. "It’s all in my hips. The sad part is I’m not even trying to be funny with that one.”

There are plenty of times when the UFC flyweight is cracking jokes and giving reporters amusing quotes to stick in stories and break...

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John Dodson's lesson learned from 'TUF'

John Dodson reached the Ultimate Finale for Season

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Another 28 faces get a shot Tuesday night, but only half of them will become a name to know. For how long and in what context depends on the content of the already-filmed footage as it airs on FX over the course of the next three months.

Welcome to “The Ultimate Fighter,” a UFC reality competition that in 2005 helped launch the mixed martial arts promotion from the fringe of the sporting landscape...

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