John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen Re-Booked for UFC Miami

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John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen has been rescheduled for UFC Miami on April 27. The bout was originally set to take place at UFC Brooklyn in January but Lineker was forced to withdraw due to injury.

Lineker (31-8) is coming off of back-to-back wins over Marlon Vera and Brian Kelleher, most recently defeating Kelleher via third-round KO at UFC 224 last May. “Hands of Stone” holds an Octagon record of 12-3 since joining the UFC back in 2012. He’s earned notable victories over the likes of Ian McCall, Michael McDonald, and John Dodson.

Sandhagen (10-1) is coming off of a first-round submission win over Lineker’s replacement, Mario Bautista in January. Sandhagen’s currently riding a five-fight win streak that includes two victories inside of the UFC Octagon.


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