Report: John Lineker to Fight Brian Kelleher Next
By FCF Staff
It looks like UFC 224 will feature John Lineker, as it’s being reported that the bantamweight will take on Brian Kelleher at the Rio de Janeiro event.
Kelleher (19-8) called for a bout with the Brazilian contender, after he defeated Renan Barao via decision, at UFC on FOX 28 last month. According to a report from Combate, and a follow up report from MMA Fighting, the fight has been added to the May 12th event.
Lineker (30-8), meanwhile, earned a decision over Marlon Vera in his last bout, which took place in October.
UFC 224 will be headlined by a fight between bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington.