John Lineker entered this fight with a professional mma record of 31-9-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 bantamweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Cory Sandhagen (John Lineker vs Cory Sandhagen); before this bout, in 2018, he had beat Brian Kelleher (John Lineker vs Brian Kelleher).
His opponent, the 2015 Combat Sambo world champion Muin Gafurov, has an official record of 16-2-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.138 featherweight. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2016, against Reece McLaren and Kevin Belingon, but since then he has won five fights defeating Leandro Issa in 2018. Lineker vs Gafurov is on the undercard of Zebaztian Kadestam vs Kiamrian Abbasov – ONE 101. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: ONE Championship: Dawn of Valor
Where: Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Lineker’s previous fight: John Lineker vs Cory Sandhagen
Lineker vs Gafurov full fight video:
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