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John Lineker vs Brian Kelleher 12 May 2018: UFC 224 Preview and Predictions

Date & Time Saturday May 12, 2018, 8:00 PM (EDT)
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John Lineker 4/9 Brian Kelleher 36/17
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John Lineker will be fighting at his home UFC as he takes on American fighter Brian Kelleher at UFC 224. Both fighters will be a part of the main card which will be a massive incentive for them to have good performances. This fight will be taking place at the Bantamweight division with both fighters eyeing a future title fight with the Viper.

Brian Kelleher enters this fight with a record of 19 wins and 8 losses. This is not a great record and he will be desperate to improve it since it is the only way he will remain on the UFC roster and challenge for titles. Brian Kelleher is an impressive submission artist with many of his wins coming from the guillotine choke. He will look to turn this fight into a ground fight since that is his best chance of winning.

On the other hand, John Lineker will be desperate to get a win at home. The Brazilian fighter has a record of 30 wins and 8 losses. Linekar is best when he is punching since and if he can keep the fight standing, he should win. Lineker will have the home crowd behind him and is a terrific fighter. I think he is more than good enough to win and I am going to predict that result.

As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a decent price on John Lineker winning this price and as a result, it is the best betting option. In addition to that, I expect this fight to be won by knockout and betting on that is another good option.


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Based in multiple cities around the world, Avijoy is a sports writer and handicapper with over 10 years experience. Avijoy has been at Sports Chat Place since 2015 and has been covering tennis and soccer. With a degree in statistics, Avijoy provides detailed mathematical edges which allow him to be successful in predicting winners on a consistent basis.   

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