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UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker has withdrawn from Saturday’s UFC 219 fight against Jimmie Rivera because of a tooth infection, according to a report by MMAFighting.com. The fight had been scheduled for the main card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which will be headlined by a women’s featherweight title bout between Cris “Cyborg” Justino
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UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker has withdrawn from Saturday’s UFC 219 fight against Jimmie Rivera. Lineker, who is ESPN’s No. 5-ranked bantamweight, was forced to pull out because of a tooth infection and underwent surgery Wednesday, according to a report by MMAFighting.com. The UFC announced that a lightweight bout between Dan Hooker and Marc Diakiese
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The UFC sent a 17-page document titled “UFC Promotional Guidelines” to its entire roster Friday, and it included the company’s latest standards for promotional responsibilities and outfitting. Likely to catch athletes’ attention is an alteration to the payment structure of the outfitting policy, which went into effect in 2015 after the UFC signed a six-year
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The UFC’s welterweight division got a whole lot more interesting with Rafael dos Anjos‘ dominant win against Robbie Lawler last weekend in Winnipeg. Is he for sure next in line for Tyron Woodley? What other matchups are most intriguing? We asked our panel — ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto, ESPN MMA editor Greg Rosenstein, SportsCenter
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