John Lineker dos Santos de Paula, known professionally as John Lineker is a Mixed Martial Artist hailing from Brazil. He currently competes in the ONE Championship and formerly used to compete in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Lineker has also held the title of the Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion and is known for his punches, durability, and aggression. John has many interesting tattoos on his body. Let us see what they are and the meanings they hold.
1. ‘Star’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of his left lower leg contains a tattoo of a star with a banner inked inside it. Star denotes the great devotion towards God and the source of guidance and direction for the future.
2. Name Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of John’s right forearm contains the name, Yarik Lineker tattooed on it.
3. ‘Rock and Flames’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The entire left forearm of the MMA fighter is covered in tattoos of rock and his upper left arm is covered in tattoos of flames which reach up to his shoulder.
Meaning: This tattoo represents his powerful punches. This tattoo also earned him his nickname, Hand of Stone.
4. Name Tattoo
Tattoo: His right shoulder contains the name, “Jacklyne” tattooed on it.
Meaning: The name is the name of his wife, “Jacklyne Andrioli Lineker” whom he adores very much.
5. Name on the Back
Tattoo: Lineker’s upper back contains a tattoo of the name, John Lineker Filho tattooed on it. Inbetween the name is a tattoo of a small boy smiling.
Meaning: The name is actually the name of his son, John Lineker Filho who John loves very much.
Tattoo: There is another tattoo of a few words tattooed along with a star tattooed on his lower back. Few names tattooed are “Mother“, “Friend“.