Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Lineker vs Kelleher?
John Lineker beat Brian Kelleher by during the main card of UFC 224, on Saturday 12th May 2018 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John Lineker.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lineker vs Kelleher stats
John Lineker stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Brian Kelleher made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Lineker had a slight advantage in power over Kelleher, with a 43% knock out percentage over Kelleher's 37%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kelleher had a large advantage over Lineker, boosting at 42% submission rate over Lineker's 13%.
John Lineker was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Kelleher had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lineker. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Lineker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in , 11 years and 10 months earlier than Kelleher, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 104 to Kelleher's 75.
Lineker's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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