Dominick Cruz vs. John Lineker Set for UFC 233 • MMA News
Former bantamweight king Dominick Cruz will likely be making his long-awaited return to the Octagon for the primary time in over two years when he makes his Octagon return towards #6 ranked John Lineker. The preliminary report of the bout was damaged by the Orange County Register on Wednesday, and sources near MMA News have confirmed that verbal agreements are in place for the bout to transpire at UFC 233 on January 26th from the Honda Middle in Anaheim, California.
We have now not seen Dominick Cruz compete since dropping the bantamweight championship to Cody Garbrandt at UFC 207 in a unanimous choice defeat. However previous to that, Cruz had by no means misplaced within the UFC and was on a exceptional 13-fight successful streak. Dominick Cruz presently owns the most effective information within the UFC at 22-2 and regarded by many to be the best bantamweight of all time. And the wait to see the legend return to motion will come to an finish on January 26th.
John Lineker is presently driving a two-fight win streak and owns a formidable MMA report of his personal at 31-Eight. Lineker most not too long ago competed at UFC 224 the place he earned a knockout victory over Brian Kelleher. Lineker presently owns victories over names like John Dodson, Ian McCall, and Michael McDonald, however there may be little question that a win over Dominick Cruz could be the largest victory within the profession of the person who goes by “Hands of Stone.”
With the addition of this bout, the present UFC 233 lineup contains:
Flyweight Championship Bout: Henry Cejudo © vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Dominick Cruz vs. John Lineker
Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren
Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
James Vick vs. Paul Felder
Alexander Hernandez vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Cortney Casey
Markus Perez vs. Anthony Hernandez
Marion Reneau vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
Alexandra Albu vs. Emily Whitmire
Who will get the win on this bantamweight conflict? Dominick Cruz or John Lineker?