Kelleher and Lineker have a respectful post-fight Twitter exchange

Kelleher and Lineker

The two went toe to toe one night and showed respect after the fact. These days in MMA all you see is beef on Twitter and fighters calling each other out non-stop on social media. Saturday night Brian Kelleher and John Lineker were all business in the cage, doing all they could to finish each … Read moreKelleher and Lineker have a respectful post-fight Twitter exchange

John Lineker gets successful surgery to remove an infected wisdom tooth

John Lineker

John Lineker was forced out of his fight with Jimmie Rivera due to a tooth infection. Sometimes those wisdom teeth can be a bear. I remember getting mine out all at once, and it was not a great experience. Seems like John Lineker had an infected wisdom tooth that required a lot of antibiotics and … Read moreJohn Lineker gets successful surgery to remove an infected wisdom tooth

John Lineker forced out of fight with Jimmie Rivera this weekend

John Lineker

UFC 219 lost a potential FOTN when a tooth infection forced John Lineker from the card. The dreaded UFC injury bug is a real jerk. He crawled from his hole and cost us all another great fight. John Lineker was supposed to face Jimmie Rivera Saturday at UFC 219. That said, he’s not out of … Read moreJohn Lineker forced out of fight with Jimmie Rivera this weekend

There it is! John Lineker set to face Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

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After Dominick Cruz pulled out of his fight with Jimmie Rivera, we waited to see who would take his place. It looks as if John Lineker will be Rivera’s huckleberry, at UFC 219. There had been murmurings, but Thomas Gerbasi made it official today on UFC.com. “An injury to Dominick Cruz has forced the former … Read moreThere it is! John Lineker set to face Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

Jimmie Rivera could have a new opponent after Dominick Cruz injury

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera has been on a tear at Bantamweight. He and Lineker would be fire. Jimmie Rivera was all set for his title eliminator fight with Dominick Cruz. He was getting a shot at the former champion, in the hopes of earning a shot at current champion TJ Dillashaw.  They were set to fight at UFC … Read moreJimmie Rivera could have a new opponent after Dominick Cruz injury

John Lineker takes personal shots at Bryan Caraway about Miesha Tate

John Lineker takes personal shots at Bryan Caraway about Miesha Tate

Bad form, Mr. Lineker. This is the fight game and there is an unwritten rule about taking a trip to the personal side. Bashing a fighter personally to hype a fight is acceptable. All fighters are adults and can handle that. However, bringing up things that are better left in private is a major ‘no-no’. … Read moreJohn Lineker takes personal shots at Bryan Caraway about Miesha Tate

Bantamweight Michael McDonald is granted release from UFC

Michael McDonald

Ask and ye shall receive usually isn’t part of the UFC’s scope of business Former UFC Bantamweight Michael “Mayday” McDonald, spoke to Brett Okamoto from ESPN and he’s confirmed he’s asked for and was granted a release from his UFC contract.  McDonald is only 26 years old and carries a professional record of 17-4 into … Read moreBantamweight Michael McDonald is granted release from UFC

Twitter Reacts to UFC 207: Rousey, Nunes, Garbrandt, Dillashaw, Cruz

Twitter Reacts to UFC 207: Rousey, Nunes, Garbrandt, Dillashaw, Cruz

Twitter Reacts to UFC 207: Rousey, Nunes, Garbrandt, Dillashaw, Cruz As usual, Twitter explodes when the UFC has an event. Fighters, entertainers, and athletes take to the internet and express their feelings about what went down on their probable 1,200 inch television screen. Cody Garbrandt got a lot of love due to his performance over … Read moreTwitter Reacts to UFC 207: Rousey, Nunes, Garbrandt, Dillashaw, Cruz

UFC 207: Weigh-In Face-Offs

UFC 207: Weigh-In Face-Offs

News and notes from the weigh-in:

  • Joe Silva walks on to the stage for the last time as a UFC employee. You will be missed Joe! Good luck in your future endeavors Mr Silva!
  • Mike Pyle has cut his trademark mullet.
  • Neil Magny looks very at peace with Johny Hendricks missing weight. He didn’t seem like he was dwelling on it.
  • Louis Smolka also seemed ok with Ray Borg missing weight. They shook hands and all looked fine.
  • Dominick Cruz hits the scale and was already staring Cody down. When he gets off, the 2 start jawing. Dana is between them, because he knows it could go down. Added security holds the guys back as they shake Dana and go after each other. Cody says Dominick is getting knocked out. Dominick says Cody will be swinging at air all night. We got a fight!
  • Ronda gets a huge reaction from the fans. Ronda is actually smiling now. She looks focused and confident.
  • Amanda Nunes comes out with a big lion head mask on. The ladies have an intense face off and then Rousey leaves the stage. Nunes tells Joe Rogan that fans will see her as a true champion, tomorrow night.

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UFC 207 early weigh-ins: Johny Hendricks misses weight again

UFC 207 early weigh-ins: Johny Hendricks misses weight again

The UFC 207 combatants all stepped on the scale Thursday morning. All the combatants were making weigh until it got close to crunch time. The last 2 to weigh in, were Johny Hendricks and Ray Borg. Borg missed weight by 3.5 pounds and Hendricks missed by 2.5. It should be noted that this is Hendricks’ … Read moreUFC 207 early weigh-ins: Johny Hendricks misses weight again

UFC 207 Sleeper fight: TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker

UFC 207 Sleeper fight: TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker

UFC 207 has the MMA community buzzing. Whether it’s the news of Ronda Rousey’s return, the absence of marketing regarding Amanda Nunes, or the trash talk between Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz… The UFC have  done an incredible job selling the top 3 fights on the card. One of those top 3 fights happened to … Read moreUFC 207 Sleeper fight: TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker

A Quick Inside look of TJ Dillashaw training in Denver for UFC 207

A Quick Inside look of TJ Dillashaw training in Denver for UFC 207

TJ Dillashaw looks to establish himself as the #1 contender vs #2 ranked bantamweight John Lineker at UFC 207 on Friday, December 30th. Take an inside look at his training with head coach, Duane Ludwig, in this UFC feature segment.

 

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