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UFC Fight Night 30 results: John Lineker blitzes Phil Harris

Esther Lin

So maybe John Lineker isn't quite a flyweight. But there's no doubt the dude's a fighter.

Lineker missed the flyweight limit in Friday's weigh-in for his UFC Fight Night bout against Phil Harris, the second straight time and third in five fights that he missed the mark.


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But Lineker went on Saturday and proved once again he's a force to be reckoned with, even if he's not quite a 125er. Lineker blitzed Harris for a first-round TKO victory in Manchester. The time of the stoppage was 2:51.

"I'm really happy to get the knockout here tonight," Lineker (23-6) said through an interpreter.

The Brazilian swarmed Harris from the get-go. He was simply too fast and too strong for his British opponent. He scored several knockdowns before finally dropping Harris (22-11) with a brutal body shot that led to the finishing ground flurry.

"That's the way I fight," Lineker said. "I look for the body shots, I have heavy hands."

Lineker won via KO/TKO for the 11th time in his career and scored his fourth straight win.