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  • 9 days ago
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UFC flyweight top contender, Ian McCall details the hours leading up to withdrawing from his co-main event bout, and his thoughts on John Linekar trying to leapfrog him to a title shot. Having to withdraw from a fight is never a fun experience for a fighter. They miss opportunities to improve their ranking, earn their fight purse, performance bonuses and increase their fan presence. It's an emotional blow that combines anger, frustration and guilt into one messy package. When you have to withdra read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Ian McCall explains why he wasn't able to fight John Lineker on Saturday in Brazil. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC flyweights Ian McCall and Ali Bagautinov continue their exchanges on twitter. UFC flyweights Ian McCall and Ali Bagautinov have traded potshots on twitter in the past, and it seems to have continued this week. The former title contender in Bagautinov took a swipe at both McCall in John Lineker for their cancelled bout this past weekend, going on social media and saying: My colleagues surprise me! One can't make the weight, another can't handle his nerves. @danawhite @Unclecreepymma @johnline read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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This sounds awful. Ian McCall was forced to withdraw from his much-anticipated Flyweight fight against John Lineker -- which was set to serve as co-main event at UFC Fight Night 56 -- because of an eleventh-hour illness (read about it here). McCall stopped by "The MMA Hour" earlier this afternoon to explain the hellish symptoms that had him rushed to the emergency room just hours ahead of the match up, which was which was supposed to determine the next title contender at 125 pounds. As he explai read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Ian McCall responded to Ali Bagautinov's criticism on Twitter by calling him a #cheater. #drama read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Although Ian McCall and John Lineker jousted following the cancellation of their recent bout, suspended UFC flyweight Ali Bagautinov has inserted himself into the conversation.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- John Lineker was supposed to fight Ian McCall in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, but the flyweight bout was cancelled hours after the weigh-ins when McCall felt sick. "He paid the price for his jokes," Lineker told the media in Brazil. "He made fun of my situation, drinking coconut water (before the faceoff) while I had to cut 0.7 pound, and God punished him [laughs]. "It happens. I’m upset because I wanted to fight, I trained hard read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

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