John Dodson has been forced to take to social media in defense of his family following a loss to Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title.

Days before Dodson fought Johnson in Las Vegas, his girlfriend gave birth to a child in New Mexico. The former Ultimate Fighter winner immediately returned home before heading back to Vegas to prepare for his title-fight.

Now, fans are calling Dodson out for his decisions.

Everyone I lost the fight cuz I didn't fight to my full potential. It's something I have to live with for the rest of my…

Posted by John "Magician" Dodson on Tuesday, September 8, 2015