The undefeated black belt in Bjj and former world jiu jitsu champion Rafael Lovato Jr entered this fight with a mma record of 7-0-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 middleweight in the world. He fought three times last year winning over Charles Hackmann, Mike Rhodes and Chris Honeycutt (Chris Honeycutt vs Rafael Lovato Jr).
His opponent, Gerald Harris (who replaces John Salter), has an official record of 25-5-0 (68% finishing rate) and he suffered his last loss when he faced Josh Burkman in 2012, since then he has won four bouts defeating Brian Green and Matt McKeon in 2017. Lovato vs Harris is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir – Bellator 198. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 198: Fedor vs Mir
Where: Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Lovato’s previous fight: Chris Honeycutt vs Rafael Lovato Jr
Lovato’s next fight: Rafael Lovato Jr vs John Salter
Lovato vs Harris full fight video:
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Official video (USA)