Results for: Lineker in news

  • 22 days ago
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Selecting a weight class is a big deal in mixed martial arts. Most athletes want to cut down to the smallest size possible, while retaining the physical abilities that will allow them to excel over their opponent. However, some struggle with maintaining that competitive weight. John Lineker and Kelvin Gastelum are two men who face the challenge of competing in new divisions due to issues with weight cuts. Lineker and Gastelum were poised for big fights at UFC 183. Lineker was supposed to face of read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Although UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson has tipped his hand on his likely next challenger, Zach Makovsky isn’t opposed to cutting in line.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- During a scrum at UFC 183, Anthony Johnson talks about his new-found attention after upsetting Alexander Gustafsson, handling pressure before fights, his change in demeanor when competing at welterweight, how Jon Jones will approach their future match-up, and more. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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John Lineker put the UFC in a bad position when he missed weight for his UFC 183 bout with Ian McCall. His manager, Alex Davis, is well aware of that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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UFC 183 “Silva vs. Diaz” featured a fair amount of violence, as evidenced by the medical suspensions handed out by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Demetrious Johnson echoes the feelings of fans, that Lineker missing weight just went a long way to making the whole flyweight division worse. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum failed to make weight for his UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event against Tyron Woodley, smashing the scale at a whopping 180 pounds and taking a precautionary trip to the hospital. That's not all. Flyweight title chaser and perennial scale failer John Lineker also came in heavy -- by five pounds -- for his FOX Sports 1 "Prelims" fight opposite Ian McCall, taking place last Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) inside read news >>

  • a month ago
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This article would have looked very different had John Lineker managed to make the flyweight limit for his UFC 183 bout with Ian McCall. The Brazilian didn’t just cost himself a shot at Demetrious Johnson’s 125-pound title, but he now finds himself with an entire division’s worth of new opponents, per Steven Marrocco and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. Despite looking impressive in his win over McCall, one cannot help but feel that Lineker won’t be celebrating too hard. He’s a natural flyweight, so i read news >>

  • a month ago
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John Lineker talks about his win over Ian McCall at UFC 183, and moving up to 135 pounds to make some noise as a bantamweight. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Why did John Lineker rub his belly to apparently taunt opponent Ian McCall at Saturday’s UFC 183 event? It was all due to a fat baby, the Brazilian said.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony Johnson may know a thing or two about drastic weight cuts and reinventing himself in a different division. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

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