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Rory MacDonald’s Goal is to be Perceived as Real Welterweight Champion

Rory MacDonald hopes to reach a point where he is widely regarded as the best welterweight in the world. Tonight (Jan. 20), MacDonald will challenge Douglas Lima for the Bellator …read more

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Bellator 192: Pros predict Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen, Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald

LOS ANGELES — Joey Davis might be a bit biased. He and his family have known Quinton Jackson for decades at this point. So Davis, one of Bellator’s top prospects, …read more

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Rory MacDonald ‘disappointed’ he’s no longer headlining Bellator 192 vs. Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald wasn’t happy when he found out his Bellator welterweight title fight with champion Douglas Lima was no longer the Bellator 192 main event. Rory MacDonald was surprised …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 3:16 am By
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‘Shocked’ Rory MacDonald ignoring main event snub, politics behind Bellator 192

Bellator 192 ‘Rampage vs Sonnen’ takes place Jan. 20, 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Rory MacDonald reacts to the news that his title shot against Douglas Lima is …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator 192: Rampage vs. Sonnen main card preview

Here’s the rundown for Saturday’s Bellator 192 main card, as Douglas Lima looks to defend his welterweight belt against Rory MacDonald in the main event. Bellator MMA’s first event …read more

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Paramount Explains Why Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima’s Title Fight Isn’t Main Event

Rory MacDonald’s upcoming fight with Douglas Lima for the Bellator welterweight title is arguably the biggest fight in the organization’s history. So, needless to say, a lot of people were …read more

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Bellator 192 predictions, preview for 'Rampage vs Sonnen' on Paramount Network

Bellator 192: “Rampage vs. Sonnen” takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., this Saturday night (Jan. 20, 2018), featuring two-time Welterweight champion Douglas Lima facing what may be his …read more

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Paramount Network exec explains why Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald was moved from Bellator 192 main event

LOS ANGELES — Toward the end of the Bellator 192 pre-fight press conference Thursday on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood, Bellator president Scott Coker had to essentially tell reporters …read more

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Bellator 192 co-main-event breakdown: How Rory MacDonald can dethrone Douglas Lima

MMAjunkie Radio cohost and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts, and today, we look at Bellator 192’s main event.
Bellator 192 takes place …read more

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Bellator champ Douglas Lima, Rory MacDonald gunning for world No. 1 status at welterweight

(This story appears in Thursday’s print edition of USA TODAY.)
LOS ANGELESBellator MMA has employed its share of top talent over the course of the California-based promotion’s nearly nine …read more

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Trace Adkins to sing National Anthem at Bellator 192

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” goes down this Saturday night (Jan. 20, 2018) at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., featuring two-time Welterweight champion Douglas Lima against former Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Douglas Lima: Bellator 192 Bout vs. Rory MacDonald One of the Best Welterweight Fights ‘Ever’

The welterweight championship bout between Douglas Lima and Rory MacDonald may no longer be the official main event at Bellator 192, but according to the reigning titlist, it nonetheless has …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2018, 10:47 pm By
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Rory MacDonald ‘disappointed’ with Bellator 192 main event snub

Finding out that he wouldn’t fight Douglas Lima in the main event of Bellator 192 came as a “total shocker” for Rory MacDonald.
Last week, Bellator president Scott Coker announced …read more

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Bellator 192: ‘Countdown’ video previews ‘Rampage vs Sonnen’ - Ep. 2

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” storms The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., this Saturday night (Jan. 20, 2018), featuring a Welterweight title match between division champion Douglas Lima (29-6) against No. …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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The MMA Hour with Daniel Cormier in studio, Cris Cyborg, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero, Chael Sonnen, Douglas Lima, John McCarthy, Scott Coker, Brian Kelleher in studio

The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:
1:00 p.m. ET — Luke Rockhold will talk about now facing Yoel Romero for the interim …read more

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‘Man, who’s this guy?’ Douglas Lima might be the most underrated champion in MMA

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Eddie Alvarez already has ownership of the nickname “The Underground King.” He won titles in four different smaller organizations and compiled a ridiculous résumé of exciting fights …read more

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Chael Sonnen vs. Rampage Jackson promoted to Bellator 192 main event

Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima no longer has top billing on next week’s Bellator 192 card. Just a week away from Bellator 192 in Inglewood, California, Douglas Lima vs. Rory …read more

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Bellator Makes Rampage vs Sonnen the Main Event for Bellator 192

Everyone was expecting that the highly anticipated welterweight title fight between Rory MacDonald and the champion, Douglas Lima was going to headline their big January 20th show. I mean, the …read more

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Quinton Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen Now Headlines Bellator 192

A title bout will not serve as Bellator 192’s main event. Despite anticipation for the welterweight title clash between champion Douglas Lima and Rory MacDonald, it will not be headlining …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson-Chael Sonnen is Bellator 192 headliner over Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald title fight

After months of promoting Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald as the Bellator 192 main event, the promotion has called an audible for the headliner of its first card of the …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson — not Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald — will be headliner of Bellator 192

Bellator will be going with big names over a highly anticipated title fight as the final bout of its big show in Los Angeles next week.
Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton Jackson …read more

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Douglas Lima wants respect if he beats Rory MacDonald at Bellator 192 – but he won't beg for it

Douglas Lima is unsure whether he’s got an appropriate amount of recognition for his body of work as Bellator welterweight champion.
A strong argument can be made that he hasn’t, but …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator 192 conference call recap: Rory MacDonald ready to fill in for heavyweight tournament

Bellator 192 “Lima vs MacDonald” takes place Jan. 20, 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. This week’s conference call featured Douglas Lima, Rory MacDonald and Bellator President Scott Coker, …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator 192 Media Call: ‘This One Isn’t Rocket Science!’

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy joins Bellator 192 broadcast team, Chael Sonnen signs extension

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” goes down at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Jan. 20, 2018, featuring a main event between Welterweight champion Douglas Lima against Rory “The Red …read more

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Canadian MMA Rumour Mill – January 9, 2018

I can’t decide which card I’m more excited for… UFC 220 with Miocic vs. Ngannou for the Heavyweight Title or Bellator 192 with Rory MacDonald challenging Douglas Lima for the …read more

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Video: Before Bellator 192, watch champ Douglas Lima's tourney final with Ben Saunders

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosPrior to eventually claiming the Bellator welterweight title, Douglas Lima ended his rematch with Ben Saunders in emphatic fashion.
The bout came at Bellator 100 in 2013 …read more

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Watch Douglas Lima Head-Kick KO Ben Saunders (Full Fight Video)

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Look back at Bellator 100 Douglas Lima vs. Ben Saunders. And don’t miss Douglas Lima’s upcoming fight at Bellator 192.
TRENDING > Conor McGregor Blasts Showtime ‘Weasel’ Stephen …read more

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Bellator 192 Free Fight: Douglas Lima Knocks Ben Saunders Out

On his way to competing for the vacant Bellator welterweight title, Douglas Lima earned a highlight-reel finish vs. Ben Saunders. The stage was set at Bellator 100 on September 20, …read more

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Douglas Lima Looks to Prove He’s One of the Pound For Pound Best Against Rory MacDonald

In just two weeks, one of the biggest fights in Bellator history will go down to determine if Douglas Lima keeps his welterweight title, or if UFC transplant Rory MacDonald …read more

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Rory MacDonald: ‘Bellator is Going To Expect Me To Be a Two-Division Champion’

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Rory MacDonald fights for the Bellator MMA welterweight title against champion Douglas Lima at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 in Inglewood, Calif. He believes it is going …read more

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Injury-free Bellator champ Douglas Lima wants to prove place at top, knock out Rory MacDonald

Jun 24, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Douglas Lima (red gloves) fights Lorenz Larkin (blue gloves) during Bellator NYC at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

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Rory MacDonald Takes Out Paul Daley in Bellator Debut (Full Fight Video)

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Take a look back at Rory MacDonald‘s Bellator MMA debut win over Paul “Semtex” Daley. MacDonald faces welterweight champ Douglas Lima at Bellator 192 on Jan. …read more

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Getting pumped for Bellator 192? The 1 big question ahead of Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald

Filed under: Bellator, Blue Corner, NewsBellator has no events for the next month, but the organization returns in a big way on Jan. 20.
That’s when reigning welterweight champion Douglas Lima …read more

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Bellator 192: Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald Preview

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Bellator MMA commentator Jimmy Smith breaks down the upcoming Bellator 192 welterweight world title fight between champion Douglas Lima and Rory MacDonald. Bellator 192 takes place on …read more

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Khonry Gracie opponent revealed for Bellator 192

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Jan. 20, 2018, featuring a title defense for two-time Welterweight champion “The Phenom” Douglas Lima against …read more

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The MMA Hour - 411- Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald will talk about his upcoming Bellator welterweight title fight against Douglas Lima. …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Rory MacDonald Says Being in Heavyweight Tourney Would Give Off ‘Old School UFC Vibe’

Rory MacDoanld is a welterweight, who is eyeing middleweight and a spot in the heavyweight tournament. “Red King” is scheduled to challenge Douglas Lima inside The Forum in Inglewood, CA …read more

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