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Thursday, Dec 19, 2013

UFC 169: Ali Bagautinov to Battle John Lineker

Bagautinov (photo via UFC / FOX Sports 1)

By FCF Staff

UFC 169 has picked up a bout between two of the promotion’s top flyweights, as Ali Bagautinov and John Lineker have agreed to fight at the February 1st bout.

Bagautinov (12-2) has scored wins over Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini and Tim Elliott since arriving in the UFC, and is currently ranked at #7.

Lineker (23-6), meanwhile, has won four straight fights and has gone 4-1 to date in the UFC. Most recently the #5 ranked flyweight stopped Phil Harris at UFC FN 30 in October.

UFC 169 will be hosted by the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and will feature two title fights.

At bantamweight, champion Dominick Cruz will take on interim champ Renan Barao, and featherweight champ Jose Aldo will fight Ricardo Lamas.


posted by FCF Staff @ 11:51 am
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