Flyweights John Lineker, Phil Harris Added to UFC Fight Night 30 Lineup
A flyweight bout pitting John
against Phil Harris
has been added to the growing
UFC Fight Night 30
The promotion’s United Kingdom branch announced the booking on
Friday. UFC Fight Night 30 takes place on Oct. 26 at the Manchester
Evening News Arena in Manchester, England, and is headlined by a
middleweight clash between Michael
Bisping and Mark
Despite missing weight, Lineker earned his third consecutive win
inside the Octagon on Aug. 3, as he stopped Jose Maria
Tome with punches 1:03 into the second round at UFC 163. The
23-year-old Brazilian also owns Octagon triumphs over Yasuhiro
Urushitani and Azamat
Gashimov. “Hands of Stone” debuted with the promotion at UFC on
Fox 3, losing to Louis
Gaudinot via guillotine choke in the second frame.
A 33-fight veteran, Harris has split a pair of UFC appearances. The
30-year-old Englishman was submitted by Darren
Uyenoyama at UFC on FX 5 before outpointing Ulysses
Gomez in London this past February.
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