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.
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In doing so, "Uncle Creepy" inch read news >>
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that the UFC is working on a No. 1 contender bout between Ian McCall and John Lineker. While Chris Cariaso is next in line for a title shot against Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, it appears the UFC is already planning the next No. 1 contender fight.
According to a report by MMAFIghitng.com's Ariel Helwani, the promotion's matchmakers are working on a scheduling a match-up between Ian McCall and John Lineker to determine the next con read news >>
Two recently victorious flyweights may soon collide to determine the next challenger for the UFC's 125-pound title.
A proposed match-up between top-10 contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall is currently in discussions by UFC matchmakers, according to a report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, and both fighters are in favor of the idea.
Lineker (24-7) and McCall (13-4-1), ranked No. 7 and No. 3 respectively, both earned impressive wins within three days of each other in mid-Jul read news >>
Brazilian flyweight John Lineker thinks a bout with fellow top-ranked contender Ian McCall sounds just about right, but he wants to make sure “Uncle Creepy” will show up to fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
John Lineker should face Ian McCall to determine who receives the next shot at the UFC flyweight title. The promotion recently announced that 125-pound champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will take on challenger Chris "Kamikaze" Cariaso at UFC 177 in Sacramento, prompting the MMA universe to scratch its collective head. Ranked No. 8 in the UFC's official standings, Cariaso seemingly leapfrogged some more worthy competitors, Lineker and McCall included. Kamikaze has yet to defeat a top-10 read news >>
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 >>
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 >>