John Lineker set to face Michael McDonald at UFC Fight Night 91

John Lineker

An exciting bantamweight fight has been added to UFC Fight Night 91 as John Lineker is set to face Michael McDonald in the co-main event which was reported on UFC Tonight.

UFC Fight Night 91 will be held on July 13, 2016 at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Lineker has had a lot of success since moving from flyweight to bantamweight following weight cutting issues at 125lbs. He is coming off a unanimous decision over Rob Font at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14 and prior to that submitted Francisco Rivera at UFC 191.

McDonald, meanwhile retured from a two-year hiatus at UFC 195 in January to defeat Masanori Kanehara via submission (rear-naked choke).

With this fight announcement, UFC Fight Night 91 now looks like this:

Tony Ferguson vs. Michael Chiesa
Tim Boetsch vs. Josh Samman
Scott Holtzman vs. Cody Pfister
Kyle Noke vs. Keita Nakamura
John Lineker vs. Michael McDonald
Ben Nguyen vs. Louis Smolka
Devin Clark vs. Alex Nicholson
Daniel Omielańczuk vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk
Rani Yahya vs. Matthew Lopez

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