Archive: John Lineker

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Nov 9, 2014 4:37 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Blood Infection Forced Him From Lineker Bout

Ian Mcall and John Lineker were set to face off in the co-main event of yesterday night’s UFC Fight Night 56 in what was likely a #1 contender match. The night before the bout ‘Uncle Creepy’ was forced from the bout due to illness according to UFC President Dana White. McCall revealed to MMAFighting’s Ariel...

Nov 9, 2014 4:28 pm

Lineker Slams McCall, “God Punished Him”

After Ian McCall was forced out of the his co-main event bout against John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 56 last night due to a blood infection, John Lineker has started calling for an immediate title shot against Demetrious Johnson. He spoke to media members in Brazil. “He paid the price for his jokes. He...

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...

Nov 2, 2014 12:01 pm

McCall Slams Johnson: ‘This Trilogy Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not’

Ian McCall is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against John Lineker, however he’s already planning ahead to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson. McCall posted the following thread on the UnderGround, in which he included a .gif of himself flattening Johnson out on the mat, and landing brutal ground and pound that...

Nov 2, 2014 9:18 am

Lineker Slams “The Talking Cricket” Ian McCall

John Lineker and Ian McCall don’t face off until UFC Fight Night 56 this weekend, but the pair have continued to trade verbal shots back and forth. Linker continued to heat things up in a recent interview with MMAJunkie, where he compared McCall to Jiminy Cricket from the childhood story, Pinocchio. “I am really happy...

Oct 29, 2014 11:33 am

McCall, Lineker Engage In Multilingual Twitter Beef

English, Portuguese, and sign-language? These two really know how to argue. Check it: I wish people gave more fucks about @johnlineker so we actually got some publicity for this fight … — Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) October 28, 2014 @Unclecreepymma Tá me achando bigodinho lindo? Kkkkk. Esse bla bla bla é coisa de marica! Faça o...

Oct 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Lineker On McCall: “At some point I will catch him”

We have a good helping of fighter trash talk for everyone today. This time around it’s UFC flyweight John Lineker sending a message to his upcoming opponent,”Uncle Creepy” himself, Ian McCall. Up until recently it’s been McCall providing us with some nice pre-fight quotes, but Lineker decided to join in the fun and lay the...

Oct 19, 2014 4:35 pm

Ian McCall Disses Lineker With ‘Step Brothers’ Quote: “I Don’t Like His Face”

It’s no secret that flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker don’t like one another. Until the pair squares off at UFC Fight Night 56, they will likely continue to trade verbal shots. In an interview with MMAJunkie, McCall quoted the legendary comedy movie ‘Step Brothers’ starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. “I don’t know...

Oct 13, 2014 3:58 pm

Lineker Predicts KO Of Ian McCall, Wants Fight With Mighty Mouse Next

John Lineker is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his UFC career so far, a potential #1 contender match against the owner of the best nickname, and facial hair in the UFC, Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall. The bout is scheduled to go down on November 8th at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil....

Oct 13, 2014 12:05 pm

Lineker Says He’s Over Weight Cutting Problems

John Lineker is gearing up for his November 8th, UFC Fight Night 56 bout against Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall. Leading up to the bout, McCall has been vocal about calling Lineker ‘fat boy’, which stems from Lineker’s past troubles with missing weight ahead of bouts. Lineker has missed weight twice in his UFC career, in...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

UFC Eyeing McCall vs. Lineker For End-Of-Year Scrap

  According to ‘UFC Tonight’ a flyweight title eliminator between Ian McCall and John Lineker is being heavily considered by UFC officials for a year-end event. Ariel Helwani broke the news: “Coming off the win in Dublin, Ian McCall needs hand surgery. But they’re leaning to Ian McCall against John Lineker, who wants the fight....

Jul 20, 2014 4:58 pm

Lineker Says McCall Doesn’t Fight, Plays Hide-And-Seek

“Congratulations to Ian on his win over Brad Pickett. But I’m not sure if I was watching a fight or a game of touch with the way Ian was running around away from Pickett. “I have no problem at all with fighting McCall if that’s what the UFC wants to happen. But I would ask...

Jul 16, 2014 7:07 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Lineker TKOs Ozkilic with 9 Seconds Remaining

Flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic put on a hard-hitting display in their fight tonight on Fox Sports 1. Lineker proved to the world tonight that he has the heaviest hands in the flyweight division. This may have confused some viewers, though, as Ozkilic took a lot of punishment before he was finally knocked out....

Jul 16, 2014 6:31 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Martins Drops White, Picks Up KO Win in Round 3

The issue with White’s offense in the first was that he leaned forward with every lunging shot he tried to land. This created an issue because whenever Martins would fire off with a counter hook, White would not only have to step backwards, but he also had to posture up first. This allowed Martins to...

Jul 16, 2014 5:52 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Tibau Beats Healy by way of Unanimous Decision

Last time Pat Healy fought in New Jersey (UFC 165) he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov by way of unanimous decision. Tonight’s result was no different, and he has yet to pick up a win since January 2013 in Strikeforce. Gleison Tibau looked to be in another league at the start of the bout. Healy’s reach...

Jul 16, 2014 5:13 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Smith Crumbles Duke, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Leslie Smith is a killer. Jessamyn Duke may have an impressive physique, but if you cannot keep your opponent a safe distance away then the reach is pointless. Smith did a great job at closing the distance and for every shot she took, she countered with two of her own. Smith eventually backed Duke up...

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Sterling Outclasses Viana, Earns TKO Win in Round 3

Aljamain Sterling completely outclassed Hugo Viana tonight in their bout at “UFC Fight Night 45”. Sterling showed rays of brilliance in his standup and grappling on the path to his TKO victory. Sterling not only put on a great display of offense, but he did a fantastic job at neutralizing any form of offense Viana...