John Dodson vs. Jussier da Silva for Number One Contender at UFC on FX 5

UFC President, Dana White revealed today that the UFC on FX 5 flyweight bout between John Dodson and Jussier da Silva set for this Friday night in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will now determine the next contender for current champ, Demetrious Johnson.

Dodson won the Ultimate Fighter reality show with a first round TKO win over heavy favourite, TJ Dillashaw back in December. He followed that up with a unanimous decision win over Tim Elliott as he dropped to 125 pounds.

‘Formiga’ signed with UFC after a five-fight win streak, the last four being by submission. He has suffered only one loss in fifteen fights, when he was defeated by Ian McCall at Tachi Palace Fights.

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