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UFC Rankings Update: John Lineker Advances to #2 Bantamweight

UFC Rankings Update:  John Lineker Advances to #2 Bantamweight

After defeating John Dodson in the main event at UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon on Saturday night, John Lineker has moved up the UFC bantamweight rankings from the number three to the number two spot.

UFC rankings update - John Lineker advances

Lineker now sit behind only former champion T.J. Dillashaw, and of course the champion, Dominick Cruz.  Jimmie Rivera who defeated Urijah Faber not long ago also moves up one spot.UFC Rankings Update: John Lineker Advances to #2 Bantamweight

In the UFC flyweight division, previously unranked Brandon Moreno who appears on the current season of the Ultimate Fighter Season 24: Champions, now sits at the number 15 spot after defeated Louis Smolka on Saturday night.

For a full list of updated UFC rankings in each division click here.

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