Both bantamweights came out firing heavy punches, but after Kelleher ate a couple, he began looking for a takedown. Linker, however, was able to keep the fight standing, and the slugfest continued.
In round three, the fighters continued to exchange heavy, heavy punches, but eventually, Lineker floored Kelleher with a booming left, and that was that.
John Lineker def. Brian Kelleher via KO (punch) R3, 3:43
Lyoto Machida def. Vitor Belfort via KO (kick) R2, 1:00
Cezar Ferreira def. Karl Roberson via technical submission (arm-triangle-choke) R1, 4:45
Aleksei Oleinik def. Junior Albini via submission (ezekiel choke) R1, 1:45
Davi Ramos def. Nick Hein via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 4:15
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Sean Strickland via KO (wheel kick and punches) R1, 3:12
Warlley Alves def. Sultan Aliev via TKO (corner stoppage) R2, 5:00
Jack Hermansson def. Thales Leites via TKO (punches) R3, 2:10
Ramazan Emeev def. Alberto Mina via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Markus Perez def. James Bochnovic via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 4:28