Lineker’s hands are scary for any foe at 125 pounds. However, given the likelihood of him giving up a percentage of his purse after coming in heavy, he’s equally enticing. While his finish of Harris was wonderful, his continued issue with weight management is quite the opposite. What’s NEXT for him should be a date with Mike Dolce or some other nutritionist who can figure out how to get him down to flyweight safely and without further incident. Otherwise he needs to go back to bantamweight. Assuming he stays as a 125er, John Dodson is the clear cut choice for his next fight. Both are at the top of the division and the bout could definitely determine the division’s next contender.
Every win attached to UFC Fight Night 30 was crucial for the competitor who came out on top. However, in the big picture a handful of the victories were more notable in terms of the stakes involved. Here’s a look at six of the biggest instances of success including a couple of upsets, some solid showings, and even an instance or two of tilts with implications on title-contendership. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)