The black belt in Bjj and former Wsof Fw champion Georgi Karakhanyan entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-6-1 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.23 featherweight in the world while his opponent, Kirill Medvedovsky, has a record of 7-2-0 (71% finishing rate). Both fighters have fought twice in 2016: Karakhanyan has lost to Pat Curran (=Curran vs Karakhanyan) and then he has beat Bubba Jenkins (=Jenkins vs Karakhanyan 2) while Medvedovsky has won over Evgeny Zhekalov but then he was defeated by Magomed Ginazov. Karakhanyan vs Medvedovsky is on the undercard of Andrey Koreshkov vs Douglas Lima 2 – Bellator 164. Watch the video and rate this fight!
The Bellator Ww champion Andrey Koreshkov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-1-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). He suffered his only loss when he faced Ben Askren in 2013 (=Askren vs Koreshkov), since then he has won five consecutive bouts beating Benson Henderson in 2016 (=Koreshkov vs Henderson).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Bellator Ww champion Douglas Lima, has an official record of 27-6-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He lost to Koreshkov in their first fight last year (=Lima vs Koreshkov I) but he came back to win in 2016 against Paul Daley (=Daley vs Lima). Koreshkov vs Lima 2, main event of Bellator 164, is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (Koreshkov’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!