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Ian McCall Pulled From UFC Fight Night 56

Written by Tom Ngo
November 8th, 2014
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UFC Ian McCall

Less than 24 hours before Ian McCall (pictured) was to co-headline UFC Fight Night 56 against fellow flyweight John Lineker, McCall has been pulled from the event.

If you must ask, the man with the best mustache in the UFC became ill shortly after Friday’s weigh-ins and couldn’t receive medical clearance to compete in Saturday’s show.

UFC officials didn’t reveal anything more about McCall’s condition, nor if he and Lineker will receive their show money for making the trek all the way to Brazil.

The welterweight affair between Dhiego Lima and Jorge de Oliveira has been bumped to the main card.

Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia hosts tonight’s festivities.

Here is the event’s revised lineup:

Preliminary Card:

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Colby Covington vs. Wagner Silva

Thomas Almeida vs. Tim Gorman

Charlie Brenneman vs. Leandro Silva

Caio Magalhaes vs. Trevor Smith

Diego Rivas vs. Rodolfo Rubio

Main Card:

(Fox Sports 1 10:30PM ET/7:30PM PT)

Nina Ansaroff vs. Juliana Lima

Dhiego Lima vs. Jorge de Oliveira

Leon Edwards vs. Claudio Silva

Warlley Alves vs. Alan Jouban

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux

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