Who won Lineker vs Worthen?
John Lineker beat Troy Worthen by knockout in the 1st round, during the main event of ONE on TNT 3, on Wednesday 21st April 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
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 Worthen stats
John Lineker stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Troy Worthen made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Lineker had a slight advantage in power over Worthen, with a 45% knock out percentage over Worthen's 43%.
John Lineker was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Worthen had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lineker.
Lineker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Worthen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 98 to Worthen's 19.
Lineker vs Worthen form
Lineker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Kevin Belingon on 13th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had beat Muin Gafurov on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen on 27th April 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Before that, he had won against Brian Kelleher on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He had beat Marlon Vera on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.
Lineker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Worthen's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.