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John Lineker could have been a contender at 125 pounds. As it turns out, he should have a future at 135. One day after missing the 125-pound weight limit for the fourth time in his past eight fights, Lineker rallied in the last two rounds to defeat Ian McCall at UFC 183 in Las Vegas via unanimous decision. In an entertaining scrap, Lineker took 29-28, across-the-board scores for the win. Lineker, who gave up on his weight cut Friday and was fined 30 percent of his purse after coming in at 130 po read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – After missing weight by four pounds, John Lineker needed a win over Ian McCall just to climb out of the UFC’s doghouse before being banished to bantamweight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Ian McCall has designs on doing for the flyweight division what Conor McGregor has done at featherweight. Before McGregor, 145 pounds was stagnant. The champion Jose Aldo is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world and an all-time great. But he was lacking a foil until McGregor, the charismatic and cocky Irishman, showed up. You could say the same things about flyweight. Demetrious Johnson is superb at MMA -- a phenomenally skilled champion. He just has not become a nee read news >>

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The bout against Ian McCall may be the Brazilians last at flyweight after missing weight four times in eight fights. After missing weight by 5 pounds at the official weigh ins for UFC 183, John Lineker will probably be forced to leave the Flyweight division. According to a report from Globo, Sean Shelby, the matchmaker for UFC's lower weight divisions, has told Alexis Davis, Lineker's manager, that his man is done at flyweight and it's time to move up to bantamweight (135lbs). Lineker has been f read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Following back-to-back training camps for the same opponent, Ian McCall is sick and tired of thinking about John Lineker. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Cody "No Love" Garbrandt is not happy about Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall's latest rant. Speaking with Bloody Elbow, McCall turned his attention away from his upcoming UFC 183 scrap with John Lineker and focused his laser beam of derision upon Sacramento, California's esteemed Team Alpha Male. 'Team Alpha Male are nice guys, but they come off as the douchiest camp, and I've told some of their guys this,' McCall told Bloody Elbow. 'They're the douchebag frat guys of MMA. They walk ar read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Ian McCall has never been shy when speaking to the MMA media. Although he has a pivotal fight with John Lineker coming up at UFC 183, McCall took a potshot at one of MMA’s top gyms. Speaking with Steph Daniels of Bloody Elbow, McCall addressed his upcoming opponent along with some recent comments made by fellow flyweight Joseph Benavidez: I've never had a problem with Joe, but apparently, he has something to say. Team Alpha Male are nice guys, but they come off as the douchiest camp, and I've to read news >>

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Several fighters, including Kelvin Gastelum, Paige VanZant, Ian McCall and Miesha Tate, share their thoughts on Nick Diaz skipping promotional obligations like Wednesday’s open workouts.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Ian McCall talks about his UFC 183 fight against John Lineker, his health going into this fight, why the flyweight division needs him, his thoughts on Lineker, and more. read news >>

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Originally slated for November, John Lineker vs. Ian McCall is finally going to happen. The top-ranked flyweights, who had their UFC Fight Night 56 bout cancelled after "Uncle Creepy" felt sick after the weigh-ins in November, will collide at the UFC 183 card in Las Vegas on Jan. 31. The Brazilian is confident that the extra time to prepare for McCall will result in a victory. "I had a great training camp in my city for this fight, and wrapped it up at American Top Team in Florida, working on my read news >>

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When Ian McCall and John Lineker square off on the UFC 183 prelims on Saturday, they should be fighting for a shot at the UFC flyweight championship. McCall has fought Johnson twice already, but a win over the hard-hitting Lineker would be enough to earn him another title shot. And for Lineker, a successful battle with the scales combined with a win over McCall would put him at the front of the line in the flyweight division. Since the inception of the UFC flyweight division in 2012, Demetrious read news >>

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Check out the Knockout Radio podcast with Ian McCall talking about his upcoming UFC 183 bout and Dave Herman talking about being tased and arrested. read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring Dave Herman, Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall, and Adam Hunter, the host of MMA Roasted. read news >>

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UFC flyweight John Lineker discusses his upcoming match-up at UFC 183 against Ian McCall. After months of anticipation, January 31st will finally feature the long-awaited flyweight contest between former top-ranked Ian McCall and potential title challenger John Lineker. The two competitors were supposed to meet several months ago in Uberlandia - they had even weighed in for the fight. However, McCall, who was taunting Lineker on the scale, fell ill that evening with a viral infection and was for read news >>

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