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Jimmie Rivera vs. John Lineker Set For UFC 219

November 21, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera will now face John Lineker at UFC 219. ESPN has confirmed that Rivera will face Lineker at the event. Rivera was originally set to face Dominick Cruz, but Cruz bowed out due to injury.

The PPV takes place on December 30th in Las Vegas and airs on PPV. The full card is below:

Champ Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm – for women’s featherweight title
Edson Barboza vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
John Lineker vs. Jimmie Rivera
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza
Matheus Nicolau vs. Louis Smolka
Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny
Khalil Rountree vs. Gokhan Saki
Rick Glenn vs. Myles Jury
Emil Meek vs. Kamaru Usman
Marc Diakiese vs. Dan Hooker