Lineker Worthen

ONE on TNT III gets underway on Wednesday, April 21, in primetime. And this time, the main event is a bantamweight slugfest with title implications.

American "Pretty Boy" Troy Worthen takes a main event slot to try and upend top-ranked bantamweight challenger John "Hands of Stone" Lineker as the watchful eyes of ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano Fernandes look on from afar.

Lineker has been outstanding since joining the promotion with a 2-0 record, and he is coming off a stellar performance against former World Champion Kevin Belingon. As the #1-ranked bantamweight contender, Lineker hopes to be next for a shot at the gold.

However, this is not a showcase match. Worthen poses significant challenges for the Brazilian.


Worthen is a talented wrestler and has had success in ONE Championship. Now, training at Sanford MMA, he is looking to add a signature victory on a massive stage to announce himself as a true title contender.

The grappling and strength of Worthen are just as big of a challenge for Lineker as Lineker's powerful striking if for Worthen. The match is a battle of who can impose their game on their opponent.

Fernandes has been a fixture atop the division for years, and this is the next crop of talent looking to take him off of his perch. The main event will go a long way to saying who can get that opportunity.

And that is what ONE is all about — opportunity.

Lineker and Worthen have been gifted this opportunity, and now it is about who can seize it in front of a global audience.

Ahead of the main event tussle, hear from both participants about the bout and how they see it all going down at ONE on TNT III.

John Lineker vs. Troy Worthen | Main Event Fight Preview

The preliminary card will be available on the B/R app, B/R Live, Bleacher Report, B/R Live YouTube, and B/R MMA Twitter at 8:30 p.m. EST/5:30 p.m. PST.

The main card begins on TNT at 10 p.m. EST or on the Watch TNT app at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST on Wednesday, 21 April. It will also be available on TNT on a delay at 10 p.m. PST for those living on the west coast.

The main card will also be available on Bleacher Report and the B/R app at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST. Fans will need to log in with their cable subscription credentials to watch on digital platforms.

The preliminary card will be available on the B/R app, B/R Live, Bleacher Report, B/R Live YouTube, and B/R MMA Twitter at 8:30 p.m. EST/5:30 p.m. PST.

The main card begins on TNT at 10 p.m. EST or on the Watch TNT app at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST on Wednesday, 21 April. It will also be available on TNT on a delay at 10 p.m. PST for those living on the west coast.

The main card will also be available on Bleacher Report and the B/R app at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST. Fans will need to log in with their cable subscription credentials to watch on digital platforms.

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