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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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UFC heads to Bangor, Maine, with UFC Fight Night 47 tonight (Aug. 16, 2014), bringing fight fans a fun fight card on FOX Sports 1. Before the action begins, let's take a look at some of the fighters most likely to win performance bonuses for their efforts at this event.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage another solid free card TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014), with UFC Fight Night 47 live from Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.
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A flyweight fight between "Uncle Creepy" and "Hands of Stone" could be headed to an Octagon near you to determine who will get next crack at the division strap. After Chris Cariaso, of course. Ian McCall won his second straight fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division on July 19, 2014 by outpointing Brad Pickett in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 46, which went down from O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
Get a recap of the action here.
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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 read news >>
If Ian McCall really wants to fight him, John Lineker said he’s game. However, he suggested they may need to agree to some rules ahead of time.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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 read news >>
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 read news >>
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UFC heads across the Atlantic Ocean for UFC Fight Night 46 from Dublin, Ireland, later this evening. 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 new performance-based bonuses.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) international campaign is alive and well, with the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion set to hold an event TONIGHT (Sat., July 19, 2014) from O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland: UFC Fight Ni read news >>
Dealing with a recent loss and struggles to make weight, flyweight John Lineker was on the rebound against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ozkilic proved to have the heart of a lion, but it was Lineker who had "Hands of Stone." Read our breakdown of their acclaimed bonus-winning bout below!
Last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic threw down in a "Figh read news >>
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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. read news >>
Watch highlights from the John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. read news >>