Douglas Lima entered this fight with a professional mma record of 26-5-0 (88% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 18, 2014 when he defeated Rick Hawn in a fight valid for the vacant Bellator Ww title (=Lima vs Hawn).
His opponent, Andrey Koreshkov, has an official record of 17-1-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 welterweight in the world. Both fighters suffered their last loss against Ben Askren: Lima in 2012 (=Askren vs Lima) while Koreshkov in 2013 (=Askren vs Koreshkov); after this bout the Russian has won four bouts beating Adam McDonough (=Koreshkov vs McDonough). Lima vs Koreshkov, main event of Bellator 140, is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (Lima’s first defense); they also faced each other a second time on November 10, 2016 (=Andrey Koreshkov vs Douglas Lima 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 140: Lima vs Koreshkov
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Bellator Welterweight Championship
Lima’s previous fight: Douglas Lima vs Rick Hawn
Koreshkov’s previous fight: Andrey Koreshkov vs Adam McDonough
Koreshkov’s next fight: Andrey Koreshkov vs Benson Henderson
Lima’s next fight: Paul Daley vs Douglas Lima
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