Aas oAzamat Gashimov vs John Lineker – Set for UFC on FX 8

Flyweights Azamat Gashimov (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and John Lineker (20-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) are newly added to UFC on FX 8. This is the latest news of UFC!

Tatame.com, the Brazilian website was the first to report about this fight and MMAjunkie.com confirmed this news with regard to sources very close to this fighting event.

On May 18, UFC will take place on FX 8 in Jaragua do Sul at Arena Jaragua, Santa Catarina in Brazil. The main card of this event featuring one middleweight headliner between ex-Strikeforce champion, Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort is to come on air LIVE on FX after the prelims on Facebook and FUEL TV.

Lineker comes back to the cage after his first victory in the octagon. This event took place on FUEL TV 6 during the month of November of last year at UFC. He got a unanimous decision against Yasuhiro Urushitani and was crowned with the title of first flyweight championship. Urushitani was a part of unofficial 4-man tournament of UFC 125-pound.

When he debuted in UFC, Lineker was defeated against the great fighter Louis Gaudinot on FX 3 at UFC. In second round of UFC, he got choked unconscious with guillotine. However, this exciting fight between the two men was given the honor of “Fight of the Night”.

After his staggering journey in the UFC debut, Gashimov is expected to make a grand comeback. This Russian native fought against Ivan Menjivar at UFC 154.

The latest events and fighters you can experience on FX 8 at UFC are given right here:

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

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