John Lineker

by John Von 08 May,2018
John Lineker
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name John Lineker dos Santos de Paula
  • Birth Place Paranagua, Parana, Brazil
  • Famous Name John Lineker
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Net Worth $ 1 million
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Jacklyne Andrioli Lineker
  • Children 4
  • Boyfriend No
  • Tatto(s) Yes

John Lineker dos Santos de Paula or famously known as John Linekar is a Brazilan mixed martial arts fighter who competes at renowned American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Bantamweight category.

Apart from UFC, he has fought  Brazilian MMA promotion like Samurai FC, Shooto Americas, and Jungle Fight.

He was also the Bantamweight champion in the Brazilain promotion, Jungle Fight.

John Lineker's Early Career

John Linekar holds a Brazilain nationality. He was born to Brazilian parents on January 1, 1990, in Paranagua, Parana, Brazil.

He started his MMA career from his homeland of Brazilian, fighting for several Brazilian MMA promotions like Samurai FC and Shooto Americas.

Linekar was the  Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion in 2011 while competing for Jungle Fight.

John Lineker's Net worth and Salary

As his exact salary is not known, however according to sources his net worth was close a million dollars in 2015, similarly, his net worth was around  $ 760,000 and $ 570,000 in 2014 and 2013 respectively.

Looking at his professional MMA career, the Brazilan MMA star, John Lineker net worth accumulated could be assumed around $ 1 million dollars. His career earnings is reported to be $798,500.

Linekar (30-8-0) is one of the highly paid stars in the UFC. In October 2017 against Marlon Vera, he was paid $96,000 including the win bonus. He received the highest paycheck of his career  $120,000 after defeating Michael McDonald at the UFC 91. For more UFC earnings of Linekar, click here.

John Lineker's  Career

After making his professional MMA debut in 2008, he moved to the lightweight and featherweight divisions and later on switched to bantamweight category.

He later signed with American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship that had stars like Josh Barnett in 2011 and competed in their newly formed flyweight category.

Linekar made his debut in the UFC with a bout against Louis Gaudinot on Fox: Dia vs Miller in 2012.

He emerged victorious through a technical submission in the second round of the night and earned the Fight of the Night honors for their effort.

Linekar earned his second UFC Fight of the Night in a bout against Alptekin Ozkillc that he won via KO in the third round that took place in UFC Fight Night 45.

The Brazilian MMA fighter later took on TJ Dillashaw and lost through a unanimous decision.

Linekar later went on to face Jimmie Riveria at the UFC event, UFC 219 as a replacement combatant for Dominic Cruz on December 30, 2017, and the bout was ultimately canceled.

As of 2018, he is scheduled to face  Brian Kelleher in UFC 224 on May 12, 2018.

John Lineker's  Personal Life

John Linekar, currently 27, has a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs around 61 kg. He is married to his wife, Jacklyne Andrioli Lineker on January 12, 2013.

His wife, Jacklyne born in Paranagua, Brazil is former marketing agent and mixed martial artist like her man.

The couple is blessed with four children, three boys, and a girl. Some Brazilian sources reported that only two children of the couple are their own. But whatever the truth might be, they are highly devoted parents who have great affectionate to all of them.

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