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John Lineker's UFC debut had the potential to be a major flop.
And though the Brazilian flyweight suffered a loss to Louis Gaudinot at Saturday's UFC on FOX 3 event after failing to make weight the day prior, he's nonetheless going home happy.
A $65,000 "Fight of the Night" bonus has a way of putting things into perspective, he told MMAjunkie.com.
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High-action flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker will battle for a potential title shot this Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. With so much on the line, what adjustments must either man make to claim victory? Read our fight preview and find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight standouts Ian McCall and John Lineker will go to war this Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. Since going read news >>
Not too long ago, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson said he told UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby to fire John Lineker. Now “Mighty Mouse” said he’d fight “Hands of Stone” whether he made weight or not.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>
It will likely be his last fight in the flyweight division, but John Lineker earned a unanimous nod from the judges at UFC 183 on Saturday night. read news >>
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 >>
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 >>
UFC is shipping up to Boston, Mass., tonight (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) for a free fight card that features a "Notorious" takeover. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Tonight, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage an entertaining free fight card live from Boston, Mass., presenting UFC Fight Night 59 live on FOX Sports 1. Catering to the audience, the event features several read news >>
UFC heads to Barueri, Brazil, this evening (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) for a free fight card featuring a host of Brazilian fighters. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has made a habit of going to Brazil just about every month, usually providing free cards with Brazilian fighters in most, if not all of, the matches on the card. UFC Fight Night 58 read news >>
The derailed fight between top flyweight contenders Ian McCall and John Lineker has been rescheduled for UFC 183. read news >>
A UFC flyweight fight that was postponed the day before the fight earlier this month is back on for the new year.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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UFC flyweight Ian McCall withdrew from his scheduled bout opposite John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 56 despite making weight Friday and being seemingly ready to compete without issue. Yet, according to McCall, he had health issues before arriving in Brazil that escalated to the point of being unable to fight. "Bacterial infection in my blood. My body just failed me after the weigh-ins," McCall told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani via text message. "UFC blood tested me a few weeks ago and it showed I read news >>
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – UFC flyweight John Lineker is understandably disappointed he won’t be fighting tonight, but as he sees it, Ian McCall’s wild ride was pretty much inevitable.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Ian McCall has been forced to withdraw from his proposed flyweight co-headlining bout against John Lineker at a href="http://www.sherdog.com/events/UFC-Fight-Night-Shogun-vs-St-Preux-40223">UFC Fight Night in Uberlandia, Brazil due to illness. read news >>
A pivotal bout in the UFC's flyweight division at UFC Fight Night 56 is off after perennial 125-pound contender Ian McCall became ill after the weigh-ins in Uberlandia, Brazil. Uncle Creepy was set to compete in a grudge match with John Lineker, but UFC president Dana White tweeted Friday night that the bout may not happen, and Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com has since confirmed the co-main event of the evening has been cancelled. "With flyweight contender Ian McCall taking ill after Friday's weigh-in read news >>