Lineker, who hasn’t fought since May of 2018, is now out of his proposed fight with Cory Sandhagen which was due to take place next week in Brooklyn, New York.
Initially, Lineker was due to fight Dominick Cruz but an injury to the former bantamweight champion forced him out with Sandhagen stepping in on short notice.
Lineker has an undisclosed injury which has unfoeunfortun forced him out of the bout.
The event is due to be the first aired on ESPN in the United States and there is no official word as to whether or not the UFC are set to find a replacement for Sandhagen on short notice.
UFC Brooklyn culminates in a flyweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw who is moving down to 125lbs to attempt to become the latest double weight champion in the UFC.