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UFC on FX 8: Lineker vs. Gashimov Targeted for May

John-LinekerA flyweight matchup between Jon Lineker and Azamat Gashimov is being targeted for UFC on FX 8 this May. The bout’s position on the card has not been announced at this time. Brazilian site Tatame first reported the pairing.

Jon Lineker is looking to keep his momentum going after netting his first UFC win over Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FUEL TV 6. Azamat Gashimov is looking to bounce back after a loss to Ivan Menjivar at UFC 154. The Dagestani fighter will make the cut to flyweight after making his promotion debut at bantamweight.

UFC on FX 8 will be headlined by another middleweight scrap between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort. The event will take place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.

Fight Card:

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


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