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Gegard Mousasi wants to fight Ryan Bader for light heavyweight title after Douglas Lima scrap

Gegard Mousasi is eyeing champ-champ status in Bellator.
Mousasi recently lost the middleweight championship to Rafael Lovato Jr, but the champ had to vacate the title after ongoing health issues. Bellator …read more

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Morning Report: Gegard Mousasi wants to fight Ryan Bader next: ‘People are going to say I’m beating welterweights’

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Earlier this week, it was announced that Gegard Mousasi would face welterweight champion Douglas Lima for the vacant Bellator middleweight title at Bellator 243 this …read more

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Gegard Mousasi thinks he has every advantage in Bellator title fight vs. Douglas Lima

Gegard Mousasi has no ill will toward Douglas Lima, but he thinks the welterweight champion is walking into a nightmare matchup when he goes for the Bellator middleweight title in …read more

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Bellator sets up Gegard Mousasi vs. Douglas Lima ‘superfight’ for vacant middleweight title

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Not long after Rafael Lovato Jr. was forced to vacate his title, Bellator has set up a big bout with the belt up for grabs. …read more

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Douglas Lima looks to become double-champ, faces Gegard Mousasi for Bellator middleweight title

LOS ANGELES – A middleweight superfight for the vacant 185-pound title, pitting former divisional champion Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2) against current Bellator welterweight titleholder Douglas Lima (32-7), has been added to …read more

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Bellator MMA Locks Down Lima, Macfarlane With Contract Extensions

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Bellator MMA recently announced that reigning undefeated women’s Flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) and three-time (and current) Welterweight champion Douglas Lima (32-7) signed “multi-year, …read more

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Posted on February 12, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Mousasi to face Lima for vacant Bellator title

Gegard Mousasi will face welterweight champion Douglas Lima for the vacant Bellator middleweight title on May 9 in San Jose, California. Rafael Lovato Jr. has vacated his title as he’s …read more

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Douglas Lima goes for second belt, meets Gegard Mousasi for vacant Bellator title on May 9

Douglas Lima will have the chance to become the third simultaneous two-division champion in Bellator history when he goes for a second belt.
After Rafael Lovato Jr. was forced to relinquish …read more

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Gegard Mousasi, Douglas Lima to Vie for Vacant Bellator Middleweight Title on May 9

Gegard Mousasi and Douglas Lima will square off for Bellator’s recently vacated middleweight bout in San Jose, Calif., on May 9. …read more

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Welterweight champion Douglas Lima faces Gegard Mousasi for vacant middleweight title at Bellator 243

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With the Bellator welterweight title back around his waist, Douglas Lima is looking to add more gold to his collection.
Bellator President Scott …read more

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Gegard Mousasi vs. Douglas Lima for vacant middleweight title added to Bellator 243

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will move up a weight class to take on Gegard Mousasi for the vacant Bellator middleweight title at Bellator 243.
Former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato …read more

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Bellator inks extensions with champions Douglas Lima and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane

LOS ANGELES – Bellator is proud to announce that welterweight champion Douglas Lima (32-7) and flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) will continue to compete inside the Bellator cage after signing …read more

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Douglas Lima, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane re-up with Bellator

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator has re-upped with two of its champions.
The Viacom-owned promotion on Monday announced new “multi-fight, multi-year extensions” for the contracts of welterweight champ Douglas …read more

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Bellator signs champs Douglas Lima, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to contract extensions

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane won’t be going anywhere for the foreseeable future.
The two fighters have signed multi-year, multi-fight contract extensions with Bellator, the …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi, Douglas Lima open to vacant Bellator middleweight title fight

Gegard Mousasi and Douglas Lima, two of the most elite fighters in Bellator, are open to fighting each other for the promotion’s vacant middleweight title.
Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. …read more

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Gegard Mousasi down with Douglas Lima's suggestion for a Bellator middleweight title fight

Gegard Mousasi is ready to get back on the horse, and if that means a chance to get a title back, he’ll take it.
Former Bellator middleweight champion Mousasi (46-7-2 MMA, …read more

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Douglas Lima pushes for vacant Bellator title fight vs. Gegard Mousasi with Rafael Lovato Jr. out

Douglas Lima’s window to become a simultaneous Bellator champion might’ve just opened up, and he hopes to take advantage.
In recent months, Lima (32-7 MMA, 14-3 BMMA), the reigning Bellator welterweight …read more

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Neck injury forces Dhiego Lima out of UFC 247 fight with Alex Morono

Dhiego Lima, brother of Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima, is out of UFC 247. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dhiego Lima won’t be facing Alex Morono at UFC 247 …read more

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Morning Report: Rory MacDonald says that even though he left Bellator for PFL, trilogy fight with Douglas Lima still possible

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In October, Rory MacDonald lost his Bellator welterweight title to Douglas Lima at Bellator 232. The fight was the culmination of Bellator’s welterweight grand prix …read more

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Rory MacDonald believes Douglas Lima trilogy is still possible

Rory MacDonald is no longer a Bellator fighter, having signed with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) in 2020. While this promotion change has opened the door to some new and …read more

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Rory MacDonald thinks Douglas Lima trilogy still possible: 'Never know where our paths cross again'

NEW YORK – The score isn’t settled between Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima, but MacDonald isn’t too concerned about it.
Having recently signed with PFL, former Bellator welterweight champion MacDonald (21-6-1 …read more

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MVP responds to can crusher comments, says Douglas Lima is avoiding him

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“Everyone keeps going on about this ‘crushing cans.’ And I’m going to start agreeing with you, and everyone ‘can’ get it.” Another highlight reel …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Lorenz Larkin will get pass for weight miss, could fight Douglas Lima or Michael Page next

Bellator president Scott Coker said that welterweight contender Lorenz Larkin will get a pass for missing weight at Bellator Japan and could get a title shot next.
Larkin weighed in at …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker favors Lorenz Larkin over Michael Page for next welterweight title shot

SAITAMA, Japan – Bellator president Scott Coker says Lorenz Larkin is in pole position to be the first man to challenge Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima in 2020.
The departure of …read more

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Michael “Venom” Page responds to “can crusher” criticism

Michael “Venom” Page responded to the critics calling him a can crusher following his second-round KO win over Shinsho Anzai at Bellator Japan.
Since getting knocked out by Douglas Lima back …read more

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Video: Michael ‘Venom’ Page considers ‘can crusher’ label a compliment

TOKYO – Michael “Venom” Page reflects on his big win at Bellator Japan, his desire to get a rematch with welterweight champ Douglas Lima, and how he reacts when people …read more

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Douglas Lima gunning for middleweight gold, says he will fight winner of Larkin vs MVP

Douglas Lima has his eyes set on becoming a Bellator champ-champ before he decides to grant anyone a rematch.
Lima, who is the current Bellator welterweight champion after beating Rory MacDonald, …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2019, 5:46 am By
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Bellator Japan’s Michael Page says Douglas Lima is ‘not going to be able to stop’ rematch

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Michael ‘Venom’ Page believes a rematch with Douglas Lima is inevitable. Michael Page thinks Douglas Lima is doing everything in his power to avoid …read more

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Video: Lorenz Larkin plans to rematch champ Douglas Lima after Bellator Japan

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TOKYO – Bellator welterweight Lorenz Larkin talks about the lengths he went to for a spot on Bellator Japan, his devotion to the early …read more

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Lorenz Larkin expects Douglas Lima title rematch with Bellator 237 win

TOKYO – Lorenz Larkin believes a win at Bellator 237 will secure him a second opportunity to capture welterweight gold.
Larkin (21-7 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) has already been touted by Bellator …read more

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Michael Page Says Douglas Lima Can’t Deny Him A Rematch Along As He Keeps On Winning

Michael Page is looking forward to rematching Douglas Lima and knows it will happen soon. At Bellator 221, Lima knocked Page out cold in the second round to hand the …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Video: Michael ‘Venom’ Page says Bellator champ Douglas Lima can’t stop eventual rematch

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TOKYO – Bellator welterweight star Michael Page reflects on his fight at Bellator Japan, his desire for a rematch with champ Douglas Lima, and why …read more

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Michael Page: Douglas Lima can't deny rematch if I stay busy, keep winning

TOKYO – Michael Page’s plan to get his rematch with Douglas Lima is pretty simple: Keep fighting until he can’t be denied.
Since suffering his first loss to Lima last May …read more

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima eyeing shot at middleweight gold

Douglas Lima is looking for big fights.
At Bellator 232, Lima (32-7 MMA, 14-3 UFC) won the Bellator welterweight grand prix tournament, reclaimed his welterweight championship, and avenged his loss to …read more

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Douglas Lima says Michael Page needs legit win before Bellator title rematch

Michael Page’s latest fight booking won’t do anything to move him closer to a Bellator welterweight title rematch with Douglas Lima.
Lima (32-7 MMA, 14-3 BMMA) , who handed Page (16-1 …read more

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