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Flyweight Bout Added To UFC Fight Night 45

Andrew Ravens

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A flyweight bout between John Lineker (23-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Alptekin Ozkilic (9-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night 45.

Alptekin Ozkilic has 2 knockouts, 1 submission and 6 decision victories in his MMA career. He has never been finished in his MMA career. He will be making his third appearance inside the octagon in this fight. He made his debut against Darren Uyenoyama and won the fight back in December via split Decision. His latest fight, which came in January he lost via unanimous decision against Louis Smolka.

John Lineker has 11 knockouts, 3 submissions and 8 decision wins in his MMA career. He has never been knocked out, but submitted 3 times. He has been in the UFC since 2012, but lost in his debut against Louis Gaudinot via Guillotine Choke. He went on a four fight winning streak over fighters: Yasuhiro Urushitani, Azamat Gashimov, Jose Maria Tome and Phil Harris. However, he lost in February of this year against Ali Bagautinov via Unanimous Decision.

Here is how the rest of the card looks like:

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller
  • John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic
  • Aljamain Sterling vs. Hugo Viana

UFC Fight Night 45 takes place July 16 at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. The Show will have the prelims side of the card on Fight Pass and the main card take place on Fox Sports 1. Keep it locked here on MMA as new fights will be added to this card. 


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