John Lineker’s net worth
Facts of John Lineker’s net worth
|Net worth||$1 Million|
John Lineker's net worth: $1 Million
John Lineker (John Lineker dos Santos de Paula) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist with an estimated net worth of $1 million. Paula currently competes in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the former Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion. The champion collected $999,250 as his net worth for the year 2015. While he was successful to gain the sum of $768,654 in 2014 and $571,000 in 2013.
Early MMA career
Before coming big, he has fought the various promotional fight in his native land Brazil. This includes Samurai FC, Shooto Americas, and Jungle Fight. Fighting like a real beast, he is the former Bantamweight Champion and Nitrix Fights 2011 Bantamweight Grand Pix Champion. Lineker made his MMA debut in the year 2008 and fought for lightweight and featherweight divisions. He fought 11 fights in which he was reluctantly successful to gain 6 wins and 5 losses. But before making a debut and the tenure in 2010, he remained undefeated in 13 bouts.
Ultimate Fighting Championship endeavors
The news hit the internet in the December 2011 for his signing and competing in UFC flyweight division. The starting was fruitful for John as he earned his first Fight of the Night honors. He made his debut against Louis Gaudinot, after two round of action pack fight. Lineker tastes his first loss via technical submission. Lineker second bout was against Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on Fuel TV 6 on November 10, 2012. After the powerful three rounds, Lineker high fist was enough to take Yasushior down. He won his first UFC match via unanimous decision.
The beast enthusiastically defeated Azamat Gashimov at UFC on FX8 via TKO in the second round. The champion came into limelight as he missed his weight for 126-pound weight against promotional newcomer Jose Maria. Filling up the opponent pocket with his 20%, he changed to a 129 pound catchweight affair. After a sensational back and forth first round, John defeated the newcomer via TKO in the second round. He again missed the weight for his third time and faced Phil Harris at UFC Fight Night 30. Though he won the match via TKO, he later had to take re-assess weight class.
The successful fighter again missed his weight against Ian McCall at UFC 183. Causing the fine of 30% from his purse. Though he won the fight via unanimous decision, he was later forced to move up at Bantamweight division. The beast later was successful to gain victory against Francisco Rivera, Rob Font, Michael McDonald, and John Dodson.