The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Douglas Lima entered this fight with a pro mma record of 29-6-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). He lost to Andrey Koreshkov in their first fight in 2015 (=Lima vs Koreshkov I) but then he has won three fights beating Paul Daley (=Daley vs Lima), taking revenge on Koreshkov (=Koreshkov vs Lima 2) and defeating Lorenz Larkin (=Lima vs Larkin).
His opponent, Rory MacDonald (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Robbie Lawler (=Lawler vs MacDonald 2) and Stephen Thompson (=MacDonald vs Thompson), but he came back to win in 2017 with Paul Daley (=MacDonald vs Daley). Lima vs MacDonald, main event of Bellator 192, is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (Lima’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 192: Lima vs MacDonald
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Bellator Welterweight Championship title
Lima’s previous fight: Douglas Lima vs Lorenz Larkin
MacDonald’s previous fight: Rory MacDonald vs Paul Daley
Lima’s next fight: Douglas Lima vs Andrey Koreshkov 3
MacDonald’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald
Lima vs MacDonald full fight video:
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Official video (USA)