2016 MMA fight – John Lineker vs John Dodson – fight Video UFC FN 96

2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-10-01, some good exchanges in the second part of the bout but it is not enough to get three stars: John Lineker vs John Dodson gets two.

John Lineker entered this fight with a professional mma record of 28-7-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dominick Cruz). He suffered his last loss when he faced Ali Bagautinov in 2014 (=Lineker vs Bagautinov), since then he has won five bouts beating Rob Font and Michael McDonald in 2016 (=McDonald vs Lineker).
His opponent, the black belt in gaidojutsu and Tuf 14 Bw tournament winner John Dodson, has an official record of 18-7-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He lost to Demetrious Johnson last year (=Johnson vs Dodson 2) but he came back to win in 2016 against Manny Gamburyan. Lineker vs Dodson is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 96. Watch the video and rate this fight!


Event: UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs Dodson

Date: 2016-10-01

Where: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon, USA

Division: catchweight (136.5 lbs, 61.9 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
John Lineker def. John Dodson (split decision, 48-47, 47-48, 48-47)


UFC Fight Night 96 fight card (main card):
John Lineker vs John Dodson
Will Brooks vs Alex Oliveira
Josh Burkman vs Zak Ottow
Louis Smolka vs Brandon Moreno

Lineker’s previous fight: Michael McDonald vs John Lineker

Lineker’s next fight: TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker

Dodson’s next fight: John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland


We are sorry, but since we have been contacted by “UFC – Zuffa”, we post only video highlights of the fight (as soon as we find it). If you have seen the full fight video you can rate it. THANKS!


(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)

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