Munhoz missed weight at the UFC Fight Night 125 weigh-ins, while the UFC reversed its initial stance and paid Dodson an unspecified portion of his show money for being ready to go.
— Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) February 3, 2018
Since his loss to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in 2015, Dodson, 33, has tried to reinvent himself, moving up to 135 pounds but has seen mixed results. Currently ranked No. 8, “The Magician” has split his last four bouts.
— John Dodson III (@JohnDodsonMMA) January 1, 2018
Munhoz, 31, submitted Rob Font at UFC Fight Night 119 in October, part of a four fight win streak. He is currently ranked No. 11 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.
— UFC Brasil (@ufc_brasil) October 24, 2017
UFC 222 is scheduled for Mar. 3 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Current bouts include:
Max Holloway (19-3-0) vs. Frankie Edgar (22-5-1)
John Dodson (19-9-0) vs. Pedro Munhoz (15-2-0, 1NC)
Hector Lombard (34-8-1) vs. C.B. Holloway (16-8-1)
Bryan Caraway (21-7-0) vs. Cody Stamann (16-1-0)
Cat Zingano (9-2-0) vs. Ketlen Viera (9-0-0)
Sean O’Malley (9-0-0) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (12-5-0)
Mackenzie Dern (5-0-0) vs. Ashley Yoder (5-3-0)
Hector Lobard (34-8-1, 2NC) vs. C.B. Dolloway (16-8-1)
More bouts are expected to be announced.