T.J. Dillashaw will meet John Lineker at UFC 207, the UFC has confirmed.
Dillashaw, a former division champion who lost the belt to Dominick Cruz, is 13-3 overall and 9-3 with the UFC. He won the title with a victory over Renan Barao and defended it twice before his loss to Cruz.
Lineker (29-7) is on a six-fight win streak that includes a split decision over John Dodson. After battling weight issues at flyweight, he has scored four consecutive wins at bantamweight.
Other fights on the UFC 207 card include Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship and Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt for the UFC Men’s Bantamweight Championship.
UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey will take place on Sunday, December 30, 2016 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. We’ll have full coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.