Eric Dodson making a name for himself in BKFC Squared Circle

Eric Dodson making a name for himself in BKFC Squared Circle

Wednesday, Feb 22 2023 by BKFC Staff

The reality is Eric Dodson was known to fight fans only as John Dodson’s younger brother when he signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

But after back-to-back, first-round knockouts, the younger Dodson has quickly established himself as a fast-rising prospect in the BKFC’s stacked featherweight division. 

“I think most people didn’t realize John even had a brother until recently, but more and more people are more curious now as to what I can do,” says Eric, who defeated Gene Perez at KnuckleMania 3 on Friday in Albuquerque, NM.  

“I don’t mind being in his shadow,” he adds with a laugh. “He’s been doing this a long time, he has a great name behind him, and I respect it.”

That being said, Eric is eager to build his own legacy.

“I want to fight as much as possible because I don’t have a lot of fights under my belt and I am a little older in this game. I’ve got a limited time to work with, so I want to get as many fights as I can and build myself up as quickly as possible,” he says.

“I believe my brother is in line for a title shot, and that’s exactly where I want to be soon. I want us both to hold BKFC belts at the same time.”

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