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Ion Cutelaba Forced to Withdraw From Bout With Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1 Event, John Lineker Reportedly Off Card

January 11, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Ion Cutelaba

It appears that UFC on ESPN+ 1 set for later this month is going through some changes. It appears Ion Cutelaba has been forced to withdraw from his originally scheduled bout with Glover Teixeira for the fight card. Per the official event page, Cutelaba is no longer listed to be facing Teixiera.

Additionally, reports that John Lineker is out of his scheduled fight with Cory Sandhagen. The UFC has not yet confirmed the change to the card yet though with Lineker.

UFC on ESPN+ 1 is set for January 19. The event will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The main card will be broadcast live on ESPN+. Prelims will be shown on ESPN. The fight card will be headlined with TJ Dillashaw facing Henry Cejudo for Cejudo’s UFC flyweight title.

Here is the latest lineup for UFC on ESPN+ 1:

ESPN+ Main Card:

Champ Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw – for flyweight title
Allen Crowder vs. Greg Hardy
Gregor Gillespie vs. Yancy Medeiros
Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz
Rachael Ostovich vs. Paige VanZant
Glover Teixeira vs. TBA

ESPN Prelims:

Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez
Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
Alonzo Menifield vs. Vinicius Moreira
Cory Sandhagen vs. TBA


Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards
Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal
Randy Brown vs. Chance Rencountre