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UFC 207 – TJ Dillashaw Wins by Split Decision vs John Lineker

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Fight Info

  • UFC 207 – TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada SAT. DEC. 30, 2016
  • TJ Dillashaw: 14-3-0
  • John Lineker: 29-7-0


TJ Dillashaw Wins by Unanimous Decision (30-26) vs John Lineker,


Fight Scores

  • TJ Dillashaw: 177/249 Strikes, 5/6 Takedowns, 1 Submission Attempts
  • John Lineker: 51/107 Strikes, 1/2 Takedowns, 0 Submission Attempts


  • TJ Dillashaw had a beautiful double leg takedown in the early first round
  • John Lineker came back with a right hand beautiful strike that saw him raising his hands in celebration
  • TJ Dillashaw and John Lineker went the three round distance


UFC 207 – TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker fought on Dec 30, 2016, Kim wins match on a split decision against TJ Dillashaw
UFC 207 – TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker RECAP

The fight started explosive with TJ Dillashaw showing his wrestling prowess taking John Lineker to the ground while John Lineker is quick on his feet and keeping his distance while striking. The second round however TJ Dillashaw brought him to the ground and was caught in half-guard; however from there he kept on pounding John Lineker. Lineker did not defend himself properly.

TJ Dillashaw kept on taking Lineker to the ground and it seems Lineker is very slow to even see it coming.

Lineker tried to get aggressive in the third round with body shots but this is mostly a night for TJ Dillashaw.

John Lineker’s corner

Urged to defend those takedowns.

TJ Dillashaw’s corner

“You did nothing wrong, it is perfect” – referring to the dominance in the second round.

TJ Dillashaw’s speech after winning
“That calf slicer is deep, it is going to hurt tomorrow”. “I am very happy, no one has dominated him like this before”. “He wants this belt back”. “I want a fight against Cruz, if I don’t get it, this game is rigged.”

Dominating ground and pound by TJ Dillashaw to Lineker on the 2nd round:

TJ Dillashaw post fight interview:

Historic milestones in UFC 207

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UFC 207 – TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker Videos

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