John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz bout scratched from UFC Fight Night 125

Belem, Para, Brazil. (Fri, February 2, 2018)– UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders will take place at the Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem, Para, Brazil. The main card will air on FS1 while the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

UFC officials have announced the fight between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz will not take place at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 125 event. Pedro Munhoz missed the bantamweight limit for his fight against John Dodson. Munhoz came in at 140lbs while Dodson stepped on the scale at 135lbs at the early weigh-ins.

Official statement:

After Pedro Munhoz missed weight by four pounds for his UFC Belem bout against John Dodson, UFC officials have pulled the fight from Saturday night’s event. Munhoz weighed in at 140 pounds on Friday morning for the bantamweight bout. Moving into the co-main event slot is the flyweight bout between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira. UFC Belem, which airs live on FS1, will proceed with 11 bouts.

UFC Fight Night 125 Updated Fight Card:


(FS1, 10 p.m. ET)

Lyoto Machida vs. Eryk Anders

Priscila Cachoeira vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Desmond Green vs. Michel Prazeres

Marcelo Golm vs. Timothy Johnson

Douglas de Andrade vs. Marlon Vera

Thiago “Marreta” Santos vs. Anthony Smith


(FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

Tim Means vs. Sergio Moraes

Damir Hadzovic vs. Alan Patrick

Polyana Viana vs. Maia Stevenson

Iuri Alcantara vs. Joe Soto


(UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET)

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Morales

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