John Lineker and Michael McDonald will clash TONIGHT (July 13, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 91 inside Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In a match up of heavy hitters, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight brawlers John Lineker and Michael McDonald will throw down TONIGHT (July 13, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 91 inside Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
At first, it wasn’t clear whether or not Lineker was a true Bantamweight contender or simply a fat Flyweight. While he’s yet to face the division’s elite, a pair of dominant wins at 135 pounds have carved out a position for him already. Despite contending for the strap at age 22 three years ago, McDonald’s position in the division is also a bit uncertain. He may have won his last bout, but it came off a two year layoff and was hardly his best performance.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both athletes:
Key Wins: Francisco Rivera (UFC 191), Rob Font (UFC 198), Ian McCall (UFC 183)
Key Losses: Ali Bagautinov (UFC 169)
Keys to Victory: Lineker is a pressure fighter with a trio of bricks assorted between his fists and jawline. The boxer walks his opponents down, tries to trap them along the fence, and unloads at every possible opportunity.
It’s the same strategy in every fight. Luckily, it’s worked far more often than not and has made Lineker a fan favorite, particularly impressive for a fighter in the lighter weight classes.
Opposite McDonald, that’s really not a bad strategy. McDonald packs a seriously nasty punch of his own, but Lineker is absolutely fearless in a firefight. There are very few fighters at Bantamweight that hit harder than Francisco Rivera, ….View full article
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