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Who Won UFC Fight Night 96?

By Portland Metro Live

PORTLAND, Ore. – It was one of the most heavily anticipated sporting events in Portland Oregon this year and UFC Fight Night 96 didn’t disappoint as we saw lots of great action including choke outs, awesome kicks, and tap outs.

Dodson VS. Lineker

UFC Fight Night 96 was huge because besides all of the usual fight action the headline event was Lineker vs. Dodson and after a great match Lineker won the match in a split decision while Dodson walked away with 20 percent of the show money and a huge bruise under his right eye.

UFC Fight Night 96

UFC Fight Night 96 Wrap Up

Following the carnage of UFC 96 many fighters faced suspensions for medical reasons including Will Brooks who faces an indefinite suspension due to a rib injury and can’t come back to fight again until he has physician documentation and an ER clearance.

Some of the other fighters who face medical suspension include:

  • Tamdan McCrory: Suspended for 60 days

  • Cody East: Suspended for 45 days

  • John Lineker: Suspended for 30 days, no contact 21 days

  • Joachim Christensen: Suspended for 30 days

  • Jonathan Wilson: Suspended for 30 days

  • Ion Cutelaba: Suspended for 28 days

  • Andre Fili: Suspended for 14 days

  • Shamil Abdurakhimov: Suspended for 14 days, no contact 7 days

  • Curtis Blaydes: Suspended for 14 days

  • John Dodson: Suspended for 7 days

  • Alex Oliveira: Suspended for 7 days

  • Zak Ottow: Suspended for 7 days

  • Josh Burkman: Suspended for 7 days

  • Brandon Moreno: Suspended for 7 days

  • Louis Smolka: Suspended for 7 days

  • Luis Henrique da Silva: Suspended for 7 days

  • Hacran Dias: Suspended for 7 days

  • Walt Harris: Suspended for 7 days

  • Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos: Suspended for 7 days

  • Keita Nakamura: Suspended for 7 days

  • Nate Marquardt: Suspended for 7 days

  • Ketlen Vieira: Suspended for 7 days

  • Kelly Faszholz: Suspended for 7 days