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Friday, Sep 30, 2016

UFC FN 96 Weigh-In Results: John Lineker Among Three Fighters to Miss Weight

John Lineker (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

John Lineker abandoned the flyweight division due to his issues making 125, but the heavy handed fighter was unable to make weight today, in advance of his bantamweight bout with John Dodson.

According to reports, Lineker came in at 136.5 for tomorrow’s contest, which will headline UFC FN 96 in Portland.Lineker has missed weight now five times in the UFC.

Lineker wasn’t the only fighter who missed weight, however, as Alex Oliveira and Hacran Dias also came in over for their respective contests.

Here are the weigh-in results for Saturday’s event (via MMA Junkie.com).

Main Card (FS1, 11 PM/ET)

John Lineker (136.5)* vs. John Dodson (135)

Will Brooks (156) vs. Alex Oliveira (161.5)*

Josh Burkman (170) vs. Zak Ottow (171)

Louis Smolka (126) vs. Brandon Moreno (126)

Preliminary Card (FS2, 9 PM/ET)

Joachim Christensen (205) vs. Luis Henrique da Silva (206)

Hacran Dias (148.5)* vs. Andre Fili (146)

Shamil Abdurakhimov (256) vs. Walt Harris (254)

Keita Nakamura (170.5) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (171)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7:15 PM/ET)

Nate Marquardt (186) vs. Tamdan McCrory (185)

Ion Cutelaba (206) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205)

Curtis Blaydes (265.5) vs. Cody East (261)

Kelly Faszholz (134.5) vs. Ketlen Vieira (136)


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posted by FCF Staff @ 4:16 pm
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