The first round was very good, John Dodson landing at will, his speed way too much for John Moraga. However, at the end of round one, Moraga started to slow down the fight and did what he could. The second round did not have a ton of offense, but still very entertaining. Dodson would land a leg kick that would lead to a big strike.
The end of the fight came when Dodson hits a big knee that drops Moraga, he swarms all over Moraga which busted Moraga open. Dodson tries to finishes, but runs out of time.
In between rounds, the doctor stopped the fight.
Result: John Dodson def. John Moraga via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 2, 5:00
John Dodson (15-6) Has seven knockouts, two submissions and six decision victories, while he has never been knocked out, but lost by decision six times.
Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a two fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut through the Ultimate Fighter and beat now UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw via TKO at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale
Dec / 03 / 2011.
He has since gone 3-1.
He beat Tim Elliott via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 3 – Diaz vs. Miller on May / 05 / 2012 and then Jussier da Silva via TKO at UFC on FX 5 – Browne vs. Bigfoot on Oct / 05 / 2012. He lost to Demetrious Johnson in their title fight at where he lost via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 6 – Johnson vs. Dodson on Jan / 26 / 2013.
In his last fight, he beat Darrell Montague via knockout at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013.
John Moraga (14-2) Has two knockouts, six submissions and six decision victories, while he has never been knocked out, he has been submitted once.
Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a five fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Ulysses Gomez, which he won via KO at UFC on Fox 4 – Shogun vs. Vera on Aug / 04 / 2012 and then in his next fight, he beat Chris Cariaso via submission at UFC 155 – Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 on Dec / 29 / 2012.
He lost to Demetrious Johnson in their title fight via armbar at UFC on Fox 8 – Johnson vs. Moraga on Jul / 27 / 2013.
In his last fight he beat Dustin Ortiz via split decision at UFC Fight Night – Rockhold vs. Philippou on Jan / 15 / 2014.