Emanuel Newton entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-7-1 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones); he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Attila Vegh (via split decision, Vegh vs Newton I), since then he has won seven consecutive bouts taking revenge on Vegh in 2014 and winning the undisputed Bellator Hw belt (=Vegh vs Newton II). After this fight he beat Joey Beltran (=Newton vs Beltran) and Linton Vassell (=Newton vs Vassell).
His opponent, the undefeated Liam McGeary, has a perfect record of 9-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class; he fought three times last year winning the 2014 Bellator Summer Series light-Hw tournament beating Kelly Anundson in the final (=Anundson vs McGeary). Newton vs McGeary, main event of Bellator 134, is valid for the Bellator light heavyweight title (held by Newton). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 134: British Invasion
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Title: Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship title
Bellator 134 fight card (main and best fights):
Emanuel Newton vs Liam McGeary
Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Cheick Kongo
Paul Daley vs Andre Santos
Linton Vassell vs Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
Brennan Ward vs Curtis Millender
Josh Diekmann vs Raphael Butler
Newton’s previous fight: Emanuel Newton vs Linton Vassell
McGeary’s previous fight: Kelly Anundson vs Liam McGeary
Newton’s next fight: Phil Davis vs Emanuel Newton
McGeary’s next fight: Liam McGeary vs Tito Ortiz
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1 comment on “2015 MMA fight – Emanuel Newton vs Liam McGeary – full fight Video Bellator 134”
Triangle, Kimura, Americana, etc etc…McGeary made this fight entertaining for BJJ fans. Just barely missed submission in first round and Newton got even more slippery in subsequent round submission attempts. A great fight!