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  1. UFC Fight Night 107 fight card: Brad Pickett vs Marlon Vera previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | MMA Mania

    ... and could earn a signature win if he ruins Pickett's farewell fight. Brad Pickett Record : 25-13 Key Wins : Francisco Rivera (UFC Fight Night 84), Yves Jabouin (UFC on FUEL TV 5), Mike Easton (UFC on FUEL TV 9) Key Losses : Urijah Faber (UFC on FOX ...

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  2. MMA: Londoner Brad Pickett admits preparing for final fight is 'strange'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Newham Recorder

    ... The 38-year-old took part in the last UFC promotion to be staged at the O2 in March last year, defeating Francisco Rivera on the undercard of UFC Fight Night 84. And in his last bout last month, Pickett was beaten by a legend of the sport in Urijah ...

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  3. John Lineker: Fighting T.J. Dillashaw is the best way to prepare for Dominick CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | MMAFighting.com

    ... in four fights as a 135-pounder, including two post-fight bonuses for his first-round finishes over Francisco Rivera and Michael McDonald, Lineker expected to get a shot at the UFC belt with his win over John Dodson, but the promotion went with Cody ...

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  4. Urijah Faber Isn't Done Yet, Books Next UFC FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    ... Even more so than Faber, the 38-year-old English fighter had been considering retirement before he defeated Francisco Rivera in London. Unfortunately, his rebound was short-lived, having lost to Iuri Alcantara recently at UFC 204 in Manchester. So ...

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  5. Diggin' Deep on UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 FS1 preliminary previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... of Dana White, Pickett was given a final opportunity to keep his job in his last appearance against Francisco Rivera despite having dropped four of his last five heading into the contest. Many will debate whether Pickett deserved that decision, but ...

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  6. John Lineker looking for UFC title shot, despite 'small mistake' of missing weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... bantamweight, it seemed like his problems with weight management were gone. He hit 135.5 lbs when he beat Francisco Rivera , 135 lbs dead on when he beat Rob Font , and 136 lbs in his July win over Michael McDonald . However, on Saturday in ...

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  7. UFC Portland video recap: John Lineker barely gets past John Dodson in exciting warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... as per usual, went to war. But, this time, his fight went the distance, unlike his 2015 slobberknocker with Francisco Rivera , and ended up being a fight for the ages. It was a razor-thin fight from start to finish. Dodson looked crisp early on - he ...

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  8. Matches to Make After UFC Fight Night 'Lineker vs. Dodson'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Sherdog

    ... has rattled off six consecutive victories at the expense of Dodson, Michael McDonald , Rob Font , Francisco Rivera , Ian McCall and Alptekin Ozkilic . Lineker showed his motor in going five rounds with the elusive Dodson, a fact which adds another ...

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  9. Lineker/Dodson is Actually Happening on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... He will look to attack Lineker in spurts and not go into the fight with the awful gameplan used by both Francisco Rivera and Michael McDonald, a strategy that didn't get either of them past the first round. Deciding to simply stay in the pocket and ...

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  10. UFC Fight Night 96 free fight video: Watch John Lineker submit Francisco Rivera in epic UFC 191 brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | MMA Mania

    John Lineker will get to prove his bantamweight title worth later tonight at UFC Fight Night 96 live on FOX Sports 1 from Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, as he takes on former Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title challenger John Dodson, who looked unstoppable in his return to 135 pounds. Dodson will threaten Lineker with speed and elite endurance as the Brazilian aims to extend his divisional win streak to four.

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  11. Keys to Victory! Who will win John Lineker vs. John Dodson UFC Fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... to absorb damage, Lineker has passed his knockout test with flying colors. Not only did he seriously hurt Francisco Rivera at UFC 191 before submitting him, but he absolutely clobbered Michael McDonald to the tune of a first-round knockout finish at ...

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  12. John Lineker vs. Francisco Rivera full fight videoRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | MMAFighting.com

    At UFC 191 , John Lineker made his bantamweight return, after having issues making weight at flyweight, against Francisco Rivera . That fight took Fight of the Night awards, as both Rivera and Lineker engaged in one of the most wild exchanges in MMA that resulted with Lineker rocking Rivera, and then following up with a guillotine choke to end the fight.

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  13. John Lineker Went Wild on Francisco Rivera: UFC Portland Free Fight VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    Jeremy Stephens has had a long career in the UFC with some memorable fights. Memorable to you and us, that is, but apparently not to Conor McGregor.

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  14. Watch Conor McGregor Burn Jeremy Stephens: 'Who the F*** is That Guy?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    ... John Lineker boasts an impressive 9-2 record in the UFC including this first-round submission victory over Francisco Rivera last year.

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  15. UFC Fight Night: Dodson vs. Lineker preview, predictions, coverage, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... John Dodson in the UFC Fight Night 96 main event, watch Lineker's short but thrilling UFC 191 fight with Francisco Rivera. Take a deep look at the latest Fight Pass offering from UFC Fight Night 96 from Portland, Oregon, headlined by former ...

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  16. UFC Portland free fight video: John Lineker vs. Francisco RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    If I were to tell you that John Lineker defeated Francisco Rivera by guillotine choke in just 2 minutes, without providing context as to what happened in the lead-up to it, you'd probably be scratching your head as to the unexpected change of style in John Lineker's game. After all, since when does he go for submissions? Well he did get the only submission win of his UFC career, but not before one of the most bonkers stretches of pure mayhem you'll ever see.

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  17. John Dodson vs. John Lineker: A Head-to-Toe BreakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... five grueling rounds. The MMA world applauds his veracious striking, but he can submit fighters too. Ask Francisco Rivera. Lineker is a competent jiu-jitsu artist who can surprise his foes. Dodson has excellent abilities on the ground as well, to be ...

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  18. Watch John Lineker's Fight of the Night Finish of Francisco RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    John Lineker boasts an impressive 9-2 record in the UFC including this first-round submission victory over Francisco Rivera last year.

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  19. Urijah Faber, Travis Browne and 5 Pokiest Eye Pokes in Recent UFC HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... Tarverdyan. As with "The Other Guy Named Rivera Who Faber Poked In The Eye," Faber was arguably losing to Francisco Rivera when this happened. Seconds after the poke, Rivera went down. Faber jumped on him and locked in a choke. Rivera, being blind ...

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  20. Erik Perez meets Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | MMAFighting.com

    The UFC has announced a bantamweight clash between Erik Perez and Felipe Arantes for its Fight Night card at Mexico City's Arena Ciudad de Mexico on Nov. 5. Perez enters the bout coming off back-to-back decision wins over Francisco Rivera and Taylor Lapilus . The Mexican talent, who holds a 6-2 UFC record, will fight twice in a calendar year for the first time since 2013.

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