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John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov planned for UFC on FX 8

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Flyweights John Lineker (20-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Azamat Gashimov (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) are the latest additions to UFC on FX 8.

Brazilian website Tatame.com first reported the fight, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed it with sources close to the event.

The latest UFC on FX 8 card now includes:

Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold
Constantinos Philippou vs. Ronaldo Souza*
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Evan Dunham
Azamat Gashimov vs. John Lineker*

* Not officially announced

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Post #1   2/27/13 4:51:56PM   

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I love watching Lineker throw down. Hopefully he wins again.

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Post #2   2/27/13 4:55:31PM   

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This card is shaping up great so far

Post #3   2/27/13 6:09:49PM   

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This is a great match up. I'm glad Gashimov dropped to flyweight he is better suited there.

Post #4   2/27/13 6:32:27PM   

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Always love flyweight fights. Azamat has solid wrestling it'll be interesting to see if he can hold Lineker down

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Posted by Budgellism

I love watching Lineker throw down. Hopefully he wins again.



I couldn't agree more. Even in his UFC debut he brought it. I'm just skeptical of his ground game but you can't deny the kid can bang.

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I agree Dan. The top 3 fights are awesome.

Excited to see how Costa is gonna deal with Jacare's ground game. I don't think he can deal with his ground game tbh. And Jacare's striking is improving. Ask Brunson.

Post #7   2/27/13 10:47:34PM   

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sick fight

Post #8   2/28/13 1:36:46AM