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John Lineker Misses Weight for a UFC Record 5th Time

It turns out moving up to bantamweight was not the cure he sought. John Lineker, who joined the UFC's 135-pound division after missing the 125-pound flyweight limit on four separate occasions, missed weight for a fifth time Friday in advance of his main event bout Saturday with John Dodson. According to Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie, that's a UFC record. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Lineker also joins current light heavyweight Anthony Johnson as the only UFC fighters to miss weight in two different weight classes.
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