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Who won Sandhagen vs Lineker?
Cory Sandhagen beat John Lineker by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 8, on Saturday 27th April 2019 at BB&T Center in Sunrise.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cory Sandhagen.
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).
Sandhagen vs Lineker stats
Cory Sandhagen stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
John Lineker made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Lineker had a slight advantage in power over Sandhagen, with a 45% knock out percentage over Sandhagen's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sandhagen had an advantage over Lineker, with a 30% submission rate over Lineker's 13%.
Cory Sandhagen was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Sandhagen had a height advantage of 8 inches over Lineker. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Sandhagen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 3 months later than Lineker, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 55 to Lineker's 111.
Lineker's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sandhagen vs Lineker?
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