The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-5-1 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 welterweight in the world. In his last three fights he has lost to Gegard Mousasi (trying to move up in weight class to the middleweight division, Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald), he has tied with Jon Fitch (Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch) and he has beat Neiman Gracie (Rory MacDonald vs Neiman Gracie).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Bellator Ww champ Douglas Lima, has an official record of 31-7-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Rory MacDonald last year (in their first fight, Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald) but then he has won over Andrey Koreshkov (Douglas Lima vs Andrey Koreshkov 3) and Michael Page (Douglas Lima vs Michael Page). MacDonald vs Lima 2 is the final of the Bellator Ww World Grand Prix tournament and it is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (MacDonald’s third defense) – Bellator 232. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 232: Macdonald vs. Lima 2
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Bellator Welterweight Championship
MacDonald’s previous fight: Rory MacDonald vs Neiman Gracie
Lima’s previous fight: Douglas Lima vs Michael Page
Lima’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Douglas Lima
MacDonald vs Lima full fight video:
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