UFC flyweight striker John Lineker responds to fellow contender Ian McCall, who says he's interested in fighting the Brazilian next.
With Chris Cariaso already lined up to face UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in August, the rest of the division needs to sort itself out to determine who is next in line. Ian McCall advanced his case further with a decision win over Brad Pickett in Ireland on Saturday, while John Lineker did the double of actually making weight and once again getting a la more
The lone flyweight bout at UFC Fight Night “Cerrone vs. Miller,” John Lineker versus Alptekin Ozkilic, earned both fighters an extra $50,000 for their battle during the main card on Fox Sports 1. more
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Even though Tuesday's announcement that Chris Cariaso would fight current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for the title was met with a lukewarm reception, don't expect the UFC to change its mind.
After John Lineker put on a Fight of the Night performance against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 at the Revel Casino Hotel on Wednesday night -- finishing him with nine seconds remaining in the bout via TKO -- UFC Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler said that C more
Resurgent flyweight contender John Lineker put the 125-pound division on blast by knocking out Alptekin Ozkilic last Wednesday (July 16, 2014) on the UFC Fight Night 45 main card on FOX Sports 1 (full results here). Despite his "Fight of the Night" performance, "Hands of Stone" (24-7) won't steal the division title shot already promised to Chris Cariaso, but you can bet that reigning flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson was definitely taking notice. more
Because "Hands of Stone," by his assessment, is an incomplete fighter.
Fresh off his unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett on the main card of UFC Fight Night 46 (results), which streamed live on Fight Pass last Saturday (July 19, 2014) from inside O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland, Ian McCall is already eyeing a No. 1 contender fight against flyweight slugger John Lineker.
While neither fighter would have been in a position to inch that close to a title fight just a few weeks ago, timely wins by b more
DUBLIN – Many MMA fans wondered if the UFC hadn’t jumped the gun by booking flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson opposite Chris Cariaso rather than waiting for the outcome of two flyweight bouts this week. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The 'Reem is ready for his return.
The veteran heavyweight from Holland will square off with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50. The event will be held on Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Casino on Mashantucket Pequot tribal land near Ledyard, Conn. FOXSports.com initially reported the bout on Wednesday. Overeem (37-13, 1 NC), a former Strikeforce and Dream champion, defeated Frank Mir via decision at UFC 169. That victory was believed to have saved his UFC career, as it came after back-to-back knockout more
After missing weight three times, John Lineker may be on thin ice heading into his bout with Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 this Wednesday (July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. What can "Hands of Stone" do to keep his job and silence his critics? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Wednesday night (July 16, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic will face off on the main card of UFC Fight Night 45, airing live at 9 p.m. ET more
Lineker is sure that he will be able to be at the 125-pound mark of the flyweight division before his fight this Wednesday and hopes to be near the title contention again.
Before stepping on the octagon to face Alptekin Ozkilic this Wednesday night, at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller, John Lineker has to win the battle against his weight, which is never easy to him. The Flyweight contender missed the 126 lbs limit for non-title bouts in three of his six fights in the UFC but now promised in more