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Who won Lineker vs Andrade?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the vacant One Championship bantamweight championship.
Lineker vs Andrade stats
John Lineker stepped into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Fabricio de Andrade made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Andrade had a slight advantage in power over Lineker, with a 50% knock out percentage over Lineker's 49%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Andrade had an advantage over Lineker, with a 25% submission rate over Lineker's 11%.
John Lineker was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.
Andrade had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lineker.
Lineker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in , 8 years and 4 months earlier than Andrade, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 84 more professional rounds, 104 to Andrade's 20.
Lineker vs Andrade form
Lineker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Bibiano Fernandes at ONE Championship on 11th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Bantamweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Troy Worthen at ONE on TNT 3 on 21st April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kevin Belingon at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix 3 on 13th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had defeated Muin Gafurov at ONE Championship – Dawn of Valor on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
He had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Andrade had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Won Il Kwon at ONE Championship – Pacio vs. Brooks on 3rd June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Jeremy Pacatiw at ONE Championship – Pacio vs. Brooks on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kai Wen Li at ONE Championship – Winter Warriors 2 on 17th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Before that, he had beat Shoko Sato at ONE Championship – Unbreakable 3 on 5th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
He had won against Mark Abelardo at ONE Championship – No Surrender on 31st July 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Fabricio de Andrade had been fighting more than John Lineker.
Going to this contest, John Lineker had last fought 10 months and 26 days ago, while Fabricio de Andrade's last outing had been 8 months and 3 days ago.
Lineker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lineker vs Andrade?
John Lineker was a 8/15 (-160) favourite going into the contest, while Fabricio de Andrade made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+130) with oddsmakers.