Former UFC flyweight title challenger John Dodson has been forced out of his upcoming fight at UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 after suffering an injury in training just over a week out from his scheduled bout against Scott Jorgensen.
UFC officials confirmed the news on Tuesday.
Dodson was returning to action after a Knockout of the Night performance in his last bout where...
ESPN.com is reporting that John Dodson has stepped up to replace the injured Ian McCall against flyweight debutant Scott Jorgensen.McCall was set to welcome Jorgensen to his new division at UFC on Fox 9 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California on December 14th, 2013. However, McCall was forced off the card with an injury and UFC officials announced today that Dodson...
When opportunity knocks, John Dodson answers.
Following an injury to fellow flyweight Ian McCall that forced him out of his scheduled bout at UFC on FOX: Pettis vs. Thomson , Dodson has accepted the fight against Scott Jorgensen on the upcoming show in Sacramento.
McCall suffered a hand injury that put him on the sidelines and unable to compete in December, but the show must go...
With Ian McCall forced to withdraw from their UFC on FOX 9 scrap with a hand injury, Scott Jorgensen has been issued a new assignment for December 14. Jorgensen now meets former flyweight top contender John Dodson inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
UFC officials confirmed the tango Tuesday afternoon.
Dodson is just 10 days removed from his KO victory over Darrell...
In an attempt to jump start his career, Scott Jorgensen has decided to drop an extra 10 pounds and move to flyweight, where he'll take on Ian McCall in his divisional debut.
The matchup will take place at UFC on FOX 9, the UFC announced on Tuesday.
Once a bantamweight No. 1 contender, Jorgensen (14-7) has sputtered of late, losing three of his last four, though the losses were...
The Ultimate Fighter Finale takes place at the Joint in the Hardrock Casino in Las Vegas, this Saturday night. In the main event of the evening Urijah Faber battles Scott Jorgensen in a bout that will try to keep each man near the top of the heap in the Bantamweight division.
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5'4" 135 lbs (Bantamweight)
66" reach, Orthodox
September 17, 1982
24-6 (UFC: 3-2)
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Scott Jorgensen (13-5) vs. Eddie Wineland (18-8-1)
Bantamweight contenders round out the main card as two top talents look to rebound from disappointing setbacks.
Jorgensen, 29, was no match for Brazilian No. 1 contender Renan Barao this past February, losing a largely one-sided unanimous decision. The loss erased back-to-back victories over Jeff Curran and Ken Stone under the...