Philipe Lins UFC Heavyweight Contender

Philipe Lins former PFL Heavyweight Champion signed with the UFC, One of the less talked about free agent signings for 2019. Lins first fight with the UFC is no tune up fight at ALL, Lins UFC debut is against Andrei Arlovski.

Philipe Lins

Philipe Lins fighting for the Professional Fighters League in 2018. Defeated Josh Copeland for the PFL Heavyweight Final and winning the 1 million dollar prize. In that PFL Heavyweight Tournament had wins over Caio Alencar, Jared Rosholt and former UFC Fighter Alex Nicholson.

Lins is 34 years old which is perfectly fine for the Heavyweight Division, Three years for Lins to be a contender.

Trains at Nova Uiniao that has Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Junior Dos Santos, Eduardo Dantas. Coached by one of the best MMA coaches Andre Pederneiras.

Pederneiras coaching Philipe Lins to being a UFC Heavyweight Contender.

Lins has more finishes on the feet but on the mat, he’s probably more dangerous as he is a BJJ black belt. On the feet, Lins throws a good jab, a nice one-two, and some heavy leg kicks. He’s good off his back foot and is a dangerous counter striker. Lins has power in his hands with good hand speed while throwing, usually in combinations. Lins is dangerous everywhere when it comes to capturing takedowns.

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