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Age 28
Gender Male
Height 5' 3"
Weight Class Bantamweight

John Lineker is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 28-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 10 years, 7 months, 21 days
Rounds Fought 77.7
Avg. Fights/Year 3.5
Longest Layoff 11 months, 14 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 13 4 11
Losses 0 3 6
Finish Rate 60.7%
Finished Rate 33.3%
Win by Decision Rate 39.3%
Loss by Decision Rate 66.7%
Win by KO Rate 46.4%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 14.3%
Loss by SUB Rate 33.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:00
Fastest KO 01:00
Fastest SUB 02:08
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 09:37
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 13:12
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/27/2019 L
(28-8-0)
Cory Sandhagen
(10-1-0)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ 8
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/12/2018 W
(27-8-0)
Brian Kelleher
(19-8-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 136.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC 224: NUNES vs. PENNINGTON
3 3:43
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2017 W
(26-8-0)
Marlon Vera
(10-3-1)
BW
(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. BRUNSON
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/30/2016 L
(26-7-0)
TJ Dillashaw
(13-3-0)
BW
(135.2 vs. 136.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/01/2016 W
(25-7-0)
John Dodson III
(18-7-0)
BW
(136.5* vs. 135.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/13/2016 W
(24-7-0)
Michael McDonald
(16-3-0)

(136.0 vs. 136.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC Fight Night: Ferguson vs. Chiesa
1 2:43
Official MMA Fight Results 05/14/2016 W
(23-7-0)
Rob Font
(12-1-0)

(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 198: Werdum VS Miocic
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/05/2015 W
(22-7-0)
Francisco Rivera
(7-4-0)
BW
(135.5 vs. 136.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson
1 2:08
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2015 W
(21-7-0)
Ian McCall
(13-4-1)
FLY
(130.0* vs. 126.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/16/2014 W
(20-7-0)
Alp Ozkilic
(9-2-0)
FLY
(125.5 vs. 125.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night 45: Miller vs. Cerrone
3 4:51
Official MMA Fight Results 02/01/2014 L
(20-6-0)
Ali Bagautinov
(12-3-0)
FLY
(126.0 vs. 126.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 169: Barao vs Faber
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2013 W
(19-6-0)
Phil Harris
(22-9-0)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 30: Munoz vs. Machida
1 2:51
Official MMA Fight Results 08/03/2013 W
(18-6-0)
Jose Maria Tome
(17-0-0)
FLY
(125.0 vs. 125.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung
2 1:03
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2013 W
(17-6-0)
Azamat Gashimov
(7-2-0)
FLY
(125.0 vs. 125.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
2 1:07
Official MMA Fight Results 11/10/2012 W
(16-6-0)
Yasuhiro Urushitani
(19-5-5)
FLY
(126.0 vs. 125.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on Fuel 6
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/05/2012 L
(16-5-0)
Louis Gaudinot
(5-2-0)
FLY
(127.0* vs. 126.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller
2 4:54
NSF 09/10/2011 W
(15-5-0)
Ilarde Belo Sabino Santos
(15-5-1)
Decision (Split Decision)
Jungle Fight 32
3 5:00
NSF 07/30/2011 W
(14-5-0)
Francisco Nazareno
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Jungle Fight 30
3 0:00
NSF 05/21/2011 W
(13-5-0)
Luiz Carlos Alves Neves
(0-0-0)
KO (Strike)
Jungle Fight 28
1 1:18
NSF 04/21/2011 W
(12-5-0)
Renato Velame
(10-3-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jungle Fight 27
1 2:58
NSF 04/01/2011 W
(11-5-0)
Saulo Martins
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Shooto Brazil 22
1 3:30
NSF 02/19/2011 W
(9-5-0)
Alessandro Cordeiro
(2-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Nitrix Show Fight 6
1 3:44
NSF 02/19/2011 W
(9-5-0)
Diego D'Avila
(3-2-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Nitrix Show Fight 6
3 5:00
NSF 10/16/2010 W
(8-5-0)
Felipe Alves
(0-3-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Gladiators FC 2
2 2:05
NSF 09/17/2010 W
(7-5-0)
Alvino Jose Torres
(1-0-0)
BW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shooto Brazil 18
2 0:00
NSF 05/08/2010 W
(6-5-0)
Jetron Azevedo
(1-2-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Gladiators FC 1
3 5:00
NSF 04/10/2010 W
(5-5-0)
Israel Silva
(1-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
K.O. Fight 3
3 5:00
NSF 12/30/2009 L
(5-4-0)
Rafael Morcego
(2-2-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Warriors Challenge 4
3 5:00
NSF 09/12/2009 L
(5-3-0)
Andre Luis
(1-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Samurai Fight Combat
3 5:00
NSF 09/05/2009 L
(5-2-0)
Erick Silva
(3-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Blackout Fighting Championship 3
3 5:00
NSF 08/07/2009 L
(5-1-0)
Felipe Arantes
(2-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Paranagua Fight 5
1 0:00
NSF 05/16/2009 W
(4-1-0)
Marcio Sapo
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Nitrix Show Fight 2
3 5:00
NSF 05/02/2009 W
(3-1-0)
Alexandre Chatuba
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
VIP Stage 3
2 0:00
NSF 04/18/2009 L
(3-0-0)
Nelson Velasques
(3-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Golden Fighters 1
3 4:02
NSF 03/07/2009 W
(2-0-0)
Claudinei Rodriguez Lacerda
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Floripa Fight 5
3 5:00
NSF 11/11/2008 W
(1-0-0)
Heriton Alves
(0-0-0)
KO
PF - Paranagua Fight 3
1 1:00
NSF 09/05/2008 W
(0-0-0)
Mauricio Alves
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
PF - Paranagua Fight 2
2 1:25
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class