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  • 14 days ago
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UFC flyweight John Lineker believes he has already earned a title shot, even though his fight never took place over the weekend. John Lineker may have initially missed weight ahead of his co-main event match-up before seeing it canceled due to his opponent suffering a "blood infection," but that did not stop him from requesting a title shot against champion Demetrious Johnson in the immediate future. "Since I wanted to fight (McCall) and ask for a shot at the title, why can't I just go ahead and read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- John Lineker was supposed to fight Ian McCall in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, but the flyweight bout was cancelled hours after the weigh-ins when McCall felt sick. "He paid the price for his jokes," Lineker told the media in Brazil. "He made fun of my situation, drinking coconut water (before the faceoff) while I had to cut 0.7 pound, and God punished him [laughs]. "It happens. I’m upset because I wanted to fight, I trained hard read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- There’s a lot at stake at the UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout between Ian McCall and John Lineker on Nov. 8 in Brazil, and McCall knows that. During a media day in Uberlandia, the flyweight broke down his bout with Lineker and took shots at UFC 125-pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson, explaining why "Mighty Mouse" is one of the reasons why flyweight fighters don’t get the respect they deserve. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – While Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event features an intriguing headliner the real gem of the card is the night’s co-feature between top flyweight contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Ian McCall is a pretty outspoken guy. On Tuesday the UFC flyweight contender was in rare form, speaking his mind on the perceived unpopularity of his own division and its champion, Demetrious Johnson, who he intimated was uninspiring to fans from a promotions perspective. "No one cares about us," McCall told broadcaster Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour when asked why he thought his upcoming bout with John Lineker was not being billed as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56. "It's not racism, it' read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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On the surface, Ian McCall's upcoming flyweight clash against John Lineker is easily the most consequential fight on what is an otherwise sparse UFC Fight Night 58 card next Saturday. It's a match-up between top-six ranked contenders, with the winner landing in the driver's seat to get the next title shot against 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson. Yet still the flyweights find themselves going down the only road they've ever known -- taking a backseat to a light heavyweight co-main event com read news >>

  • a month ago
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John Lineker stopped Alptekin Ozkilic in a thrilling flyweight bout in July, and he wants to impress once against Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 56 card in Brazil, on Nov. 8, to earn a shot at the UFC 125-pound championship. With five wins over the past six UFC fights, Lineker wants to make a statement against McCall, currently ranked No. 3 in the UFC flyweight division, in Uberlandia, Brazil. "I believe he’ll fight to win by decision, punching and leaving, exactly like his last fight. But I have read news >>

  • a month ago
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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has been extremely dominant as the UFC’s first and only flyweight champion. Since his 2012 rematch with Ian McCall, he has reigned supreme over every 125-pound fighter the UFC has put in front of him. Despite many people thinking that Johnson has essentially cleaned out the top of the flyweight division, a few worthy adversaries remain. Johnson was one of the top fighters at 135 pounds when the UFC first introduced that weight class prior to flyweight. He defeat read news >>

  • a month ago
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Demetrious Johnson is becoming harder and harder to overlook as one of the best fighters in MMA. At UFC 178, Mighty Mouse submitted Chris Cariaso to successfully defend his 125-pound championship for the sixth consecutive time. That mark ties the championship reigns of UFC legends Tito Ortiz and Matt Hughes, so Johnson is clearly dominating the flyweight class. He may not be as popular as Ortiz and Hughes, but Johnson will eventually get his due attention as long as he keeps winning. Was an expe read news >>

  • a month ago
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Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise. Mighty Mouse walked home with a cool $183,000 after his second-round submission victory over Chris Cariaso in UFC 178's headliner Saturday night, as Sherdog reported. Johnson earned $129,000 to show up and was awarded an additional $54,000 for the win. Meanwhile, featherweight contender Conor McGregor wasn't far behind, taking home a he read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earned an event-high $183,000 purse for his title defense against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. read news >>

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