John Lineker entered this fight with a professional record of 30-8-0 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 bantamweight in the world. He lost to current #1 TJ Dillashaw in 2016 (Dillashaw vs Lineker) but he came back to win in 2017 with Marlon Vera (John Lineker vs Marlon Vera).
His opponent, Brian Kelleher, has a mma record of 19-8-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Marlon Vera last year but then he has beat Damian Stasiak and Renan Barao (Brian Kelleher vs Renan Barao Pegado). Lineker vs Kelleher is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington – UFC 224. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 224: Nunes vs Pennington
Where: Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 224 fights card (main fights):
Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington
Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza
Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Bobby Cooper
John Lineker vs Brian Kelleher
Vitor Belfort vs Lyoto Machida
Alberto Mina vs Ramazan Emeev
Lineker’s previous fight: John Lineker vs Marlon Vera
Kelleher’s previous fight: Brian Kelleher vs Renan Barao Pegado
Lineker’s next fight: John Lineker vs Cory Sandhagen
Lineker vs Kelleher Fight Video:
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