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Report | John Lineker to meet Muin Gafurov in his ONE Championship debut

Former UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker is reportedly closing in on an opponent for his ONE Championship debut. And just like his fellow UFC...
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Bibiano Fernandes discusses potential bout with John Lineker

Shortly after John Lineker announced that he has signed with ONE Championship, he set his sights on two of the Singapore-based promotion's brightest shining...
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John Lineker calls out Demetrious Johnson for ONE Championship superfight

It didn't take long for John Lineker to feel comfortable in his new home. Just one day after signing with ONE Championship, Lineker called...
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John Lineker signs with ONE Championship

John Lineker has found a new home. After being released from the UFC roster earlier this month, the fan favorite has signed with ONE Championship. The...
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Dana White explains why John Lineker was released by the UFC

Early this week the UFC announced the shocking release of bantamweight fighter John Lineker and now Dana White has explained the promotions decision. During an...
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Report: John Lineker released by the UFC

Long-time UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker will be looking for a new promotion to fight for. According to a report from John Morgan of...
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John Lineker expands on frustrations with UFC, ‘I cannot survive like this’

The man known as 'Hands of Stone' would like to get more active as John Lineker made some demands via Twitter on Wednesday. In a...
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John Lineker to UFC: Let me fight or ‘let me go’

John Lineker is easily one of the most consistently exciting fighters in mixed martial arts. Yet for some reason, he seems to have a...
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UFC Fort Lauderdale Results: Cory Sandhagen defeats John Lineker (Highlights)

A bantamweight bout between perennial division contenders John Lineker and Cory Sandhagen took place at tonight’s UFC Fort Lauderdale event.
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John Lineker believes the vacant bantamweight title is good for the division

As news generally does, especially in the MMA world, it can come with some serious shock value. This week was no different.
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John Lineker issues statement following removal from UFC on ESPN 1+

UFC bantamweight standout John Lineker has issued a statement after an injury forced him out of his slated bout with Cory Sandhagen at next...
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UFC Brooklyn loses two fighters to injury with just a week away from fight...

It's been a bit of a rough journey to get to the UFC's very first show on ESPN programming. First, there was the trouble finding...
Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz opens up on injury that forced him out of John Lineker fight

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was briefly expected to make his return to the cage opposite John Lineker at the now-cancelled UFC 233...
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Report | Dominick Cruz injured out of bout with John Lineker at UFC 233,...

It seems that disaster has struck once again for the former bantamweight king Dominick Cruz. Having his comeback set for UFC 233 on January 26...
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Dominick Cruz vs. John Lineker official for UFC 233

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will finally make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 233. The promotion made the bout official on...
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Report | Dominick Cruz vs John Lineker targeted for UFC 233

Just when you thought that UFC 233 couldn't be getting a better building start, we get one hell of a bantamweight matchup thrown into...
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John Lineker blasts fellow bantamweight contenders, jokes that he’s moving to lightweight

UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker wants a fight. Unfortunately, he's having a hard time finding a willing dance partner. In fact, Lineker is getting...
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John Lineker attempts to step in against Zabit Magomedsharipov, gets shut down

Yesterday afternoon, the MMA community was rocked by the unfortunate news that Yair Rodriguez had been forced out of his anticipated UFC 228 featherweight...
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MMA Community reacts to John Lineker’s impressive KO win over Brian Kelleher

UFC bantamweight knockout artist John Lineker lived up to his "hands of stone" reputation at tonight's UFC 224 event in Brazil scoring a savage...
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Bantamweight Brawl Added to UFC 224 In Brazil

The UFC's next event in Brazil is really shaping up to be quite the banger. Already stacked with Brazilian legends, the card is now...
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John Lineker Releases a Statement on His UFC 219 Pull Out

Leading up to the suspenseful weigh-ins approaching quickly on Friday, we already had a roller coaster of emotions kicking into UFC 219 fight week...
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UFC 219 matchup gets canceled due to an emergency surgery procedure

A pivotal matchup set for UFC 219 has been scrapped from the end of the year card taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on...
John Lineker

John Lineker Condemns Superfights Saying Fighters Should Stay in Their Divisions

Georges St-Pierre just left the middleweight division in just a month after becoming champion. TJ Dillashaw is training right now to change weight classes...
Jimmie Rivera

BREAKING | Jimmie Rivera Gets a New Opponent for UFC 219

The UFC's year-end mega card has taking more hits than most of it's roster has had, but it is slowly being built back up....
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John Lineker Willing to Step in to Fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

Jimmie Rivera has done everything to earn himself the biggest fights at bantamweight and UFC clearly agreed. He was matched up against former champion...
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John Lineker returns at UFC Fight Night 119 on October 28

John Lineker, one of the UFC bantamweight division's most exciting contenders, is now scheduled for a return to the cage. According to a report...
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Bryan Caraway to John Lineker: “you can’t hide forever”

Bryan Caraway hasn't stepped into the cage since May of 2016. From the sounds of it, he's eager to change that very soon. On Monday...

John Lineker reveals simple game plan for TJ Dillashaw’s unique style

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is the owner of one of the most unique fighting styles in MMA. As such, he is an...