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Latest UFC Fight Night 96 fight card, rumors, and updates for 'Lineker vs Dodson' on FOX Sports 1 in Portland

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UFC Fight Night 96 will be headlined by an intriguing bantamweight scrap pitting 135-pound power puncher John Lineker opposite former flyweight No. 1 contender John Dodson, who makes his return to bantamweight for a run at the division title. In the FOX Sports 1 co-main event, Bellator MMA import Will Brooks and Alex "Cowboy" Oliveira collide in a fun lightweight scrap, while Josh Burkman and Nate Marquardt try to prove they're still relevant in their respective divisions.

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Event: UFC Fight Night 96: "Lineker vs. Dodson"
Date: Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
Location: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
Broadcast: FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

FOX Sports 1 Main Event:

135 lbs.: John Lineker vs. John Dodson

FOX Sports 1 Main Card (11 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Will Brooks vs. Alex Oliveira
125 lbs.: Louis Smolka vs. Brandon Moreno
155 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Zak Ottow

FOX Sports 2 "Prelims" (9 p.m. ET):

205 lbs.: Joachim Christensen vs. Luis Henrique da Silva
145 lbs.: Hacran Dias vs. Andre Fili
265 lbs.: Shamir Abdurakhimov vs. Walt Harris
170 lbs.: Keita Nakamura vs. Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos

UFC Fight Pass "Prelims" (7 p.m. ET):

185 lbs.: Nate Marquardt vs. Tamdan McCrory
205 lbs.: Ion Cutelaba vs. Jonathan Wilson
265 lbs.: Curtis Blaydes vs. Cody East
135 lbs.: Kelly Faszholz vs. Ketlen Vieira

For much more on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 96 event click here.