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Michael ‘Venom’ Page wants Douglas Lima rematch ‘as soon as possible’

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Bellator London headliner Michael Page is keen to get revenge for his sole career loss to newly crowned champion Douglas Lima.
“MVP” got back to winning …read more

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Michael Page felt he was ‘dominating’ Douglas Lima, eyes rematch

Michael Page has only suffered one loss in his professional career and it came at the hands of current Bellator welterweight champion, Douglas Lima.
Page and Lima fought in the semi-finals …read more

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Douglas Lima confident he’d find Kamaru Usman’s chin if given the chance

Douglas Lima (left) is a three-time Bellator welterweight champion. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Douglas Lima is one of the best welterweights in the world right now, but he …read more

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Douglas Lima says dream fight is Kamaru Usman, but Gegard Mousasi will do for now

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima says his dream fight is a matchup against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, but a fight against Gegard Mousasi will do for now.
Lima recently defeated …read more

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Douglas Lima dreams of facing Usman, wants Mousasi fight at 185

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima is looking for big fights in his future. Once again the Bellator welterweight champion, Douglas Lima is looking to pursue …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Douglas Lima shake up welterweight rankings

Jorge Masvidal and Douglas Lima saw their stock rise at welterweight after big wins, and they are not alone in making moves in the latest ESPN divisional rankings. …read more

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Hot Tweets: The ignominious fall of Ben Askren and the resurgence of Douglas Lima

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This week, the BMF Title was finally revealed, Ben Askren got jiu-jitsued, and Douglas Lima got his revenge. Let’s talk about …read more

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima says he is better than the UFC’s Kamaru Usman

Douglas Lima believes he is the best welterweight fighter in the world and that he would even KO UFC champion, Kamaru Usman.
The Brazilian fighter defeated Rory Macdonald at Bellator 232, …read more

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Douglas Lima wants Bellator to co-promote with UFC, thinks he'd beat fellow champ Kamaru Usman

Douglas Lima is on top of the world right now, and thinks he can beat any welterweight out there.
Lima (32-7 MMA, 14-3 BMMA) won Bellator’s 170-pound grand prix, a $1 …read more

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Douglas Lima on Ben Askren: “I don’t see any hunger in him when he steps in there”

Douglas Lima is once again the Bellator MMA welterweight champion and is also $1 million richer after defeating Rory MacDonald at Bellator 232. It was a tough day road through …read more

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Rory MacDonald’s contract expired after Bellator 232

Rory MacDonald could soon be a free agent. The Canadian’s Bellator 232 fight with Douglas Lima, which he lost by unanimous decision, marked the final obligation on his latest contract …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Rory MacDonald issues statement following title loss to Douglas Lima

At Bellator 232 on Saturday, October 26, Rory MacDonald collided with Douglas Lima in the final bout it the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. The Canadian fighter beat Lima during their …read more

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Rory MacDonald Speaks On Bellator 232 Loss To Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald was defeated by Douglas Lima in their rematch and he feels he knows what went wrong. MacDonald and Lima had their rematch last night (Oct. 26) in the …read more

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Scott Coker says Lorenz Larkin is next for Douglas Lima

Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed that Lorenz Larkin is next in line for a title shot against new Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima.
Coker was asked by the media following Bellator …read more

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Scott Coker Tabs Lorenz Larkin as Potential No. 1 Contender for New Champ Douglas Lima

It appears as though Lorenz Larkin will be the No. 1 contender in waiting for newly-crowned Bellator champion Douglas Lima – as long as he doesn’t slip up in the …read more

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Rory MacDonald welcomes trilogy with Douglas Lima but Bellator contract is currently expired 

When the fifth round ended in the main event at Bellator 232, Rory MacDonald knew he was in for a nail-biter decision as he awaited the judges’ scorecards to be …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Highlights! Lima Earns Million Dollar Win Over RoMac

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On Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, Douglas Lima came close to blanking Rory MacDonald on the judge’s scorecards to win not …read more

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Douglas Lima issues statement after winning Bellator welterweight Grand Prix

Douglas Lima has issued a statement after winning the Bellator welterweight Grand Prix after his unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald at Bellator 232.
Douglas Lima won a clear decision over …read more

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Bellator 232 video recap: Lima wins title vs. MacDonald

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Douglas Lima was all aces against Rory MacDonald in the Bellator 232 main event, winning back the welterweight title and a cool $1M. Douglas Lima almost completely …read more

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Champion, tourney winner, millionaire: Douglas Lima has it all after Bellator 232

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Douglas Lima stepped to the microphone at the Bellator 232 post-fight press conference beaming with joy.
And who could blame him? In Saturday night’s main event, the former …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 7:46 am By
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Bellator 232 results and highlights: Lima takes title from MacDonald

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Check out the results and highlights from the Bellator 232 main card, where Douglas Lima recaptured the welterweight title from Rory MacDonald in the main …read more

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Rory MacDonald reacts following title loss to Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald squared off with Douglas Lima for second time in tonight’s Bellator 232 looking to retain his Bellator welterweight world championship.
MacDonald and Lima had first met at Bellator 192 …read more

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Douglas Lima Unseats Rory MacDonald, Reclaims Welterweight Crown in Bellator 232 Headliner

The Bellator MMA welterweight championship once again rests upon the capable shoulder of Douglas Lima. …read more

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Pros react to Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima 2 at Bellator 232

Rory MacDonald squared off with the man he defeated to win the title Douglas Lima in the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 232 event.
MacDonald (21-5-1 MMA) got to the Bellator welterweight …read more

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Douglas Lima defeats Rory MacDonald to win Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix and 170-pound title

The finals of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix took place on Saturday with familiar faces meeting in the Bellator 232 main event. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald faced former titleholder Douglas …read more

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Twitter reacts to new champ Douglas Lima's $1 million tournament win over Rory MacDonald at Bellator 232

Douglas Lima avenged a key loss in his career on Saturday when he claimed the Bellator welterweight title from Rory MacDonald in the Bellator 232 main event.
On top of taking …read more

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Bellator 232 Results: Douglas Lima defeats Rory MacDonald (Highlights)

Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald will face the man he defeated to win the title Douglas Lima in the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 232 event.
MacDonald (21-5-1 MMA) got to the …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 4:46 am By
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Bellator 232 results, stream, discussion, play-by-play

Check out the blow-by-blow results for tonight’s Bellator 232 card, featuring the welterweight GP finals between Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima in the main event. Join us tonight on Bloody …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 11:17 pm By
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Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima full fight video

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Watch Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima full fight video to see the classic encounter between the two welterweights at Bellator 192. MacDonald won the …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator 232 Results: MacDonald vs. Lima 2

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima will clash in the Bellator 232 main event. | Bellator

MMA Fighting has Bellator 232 results for the MacDonald vs. Lima 2 card on …read more

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Douglas Lima focused on reclaiming title, but chance to avenge loss to Rory MacDonald ‘makes it even better’

Douglas Lima (pictured) rematches Rory MacDonald in the welterweight championship main event of Bellator 232 in Uncasville, Conn., on Saturday | Bellator MMA

When the bell sounded at the …read more

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Bellator 232: Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima Toe-to-Toe Preview

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Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima for Bellator 232, and everything you don’t about …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Rory MacDonald Talks Fighting, Faith, & Following Through at Bellator 232 (Interview)

Rory MacDonald has learned a lot since the last time he fought Douglas Lima. The two have built a competitive rivalry in the welterweight Grand Prix where they both …read more

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Bellator 232 predictions: Who thinks Douglas Lima will reclaim title from Rory MacDonald?

MacDonald
vs.
Lima
Awad
vs.
Daley
Chapman
vs.
Mix
Muro
vs.
Newell
Lencioni
vs.
Van Roosmalen

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 179-107 (63%)

Lima
(53%)

Daley
(81%)

Mix
(91%)

Newell
(90%)

Van Roosmalen
(62%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2019: 90-49 (65%)

Lima

Daley

Mix

Newell

Lencioni

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 185-101 (65%)

Lima

Daley

Mix

Newell

Van Roosmalen

Simon Head
@simonhead
2019: 92-52 (64%)

Lima

Daley

Mix

Newell

Van Roosmalen

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 181-105 (63%)
2017 Champion

Lima

Daley

Mix

Newell

Van Roosmalen

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 181-105 (63%)

Lima

Daley

Mix

Newell

Van Roosmalen

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: …read more

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Bellator 232 weigh-in video highlights: Rory MacDonald, Douglas Lima have final faceoff for $1 million title rematch

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The weigh-ins are in the books for the second of Bellator’s back-to-back events in Connecticut.
The second half of the cards on consecutive nights, Bellator 232, takes place …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Bellator 231, Bellator 232 predictions

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima will fight in the main event of Bellator 232 in Uncasville, Conn., on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator is coming out of …read more

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MacDonald feels underestimated ahead of Bellator 232

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Rory MacDonald believes the Bellator welterweight grand prix has formed a rivalry between himself and Douglas Lima, which makes the rematch all that more …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Bellator 232 free fight: Watch Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima's first 5-round war

Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima will run it back Saturday night at Bellator 232 in an anticipated rematch of their January 2018 title fight, when MacDonald claimed the …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Douglas Lima vows Rory MacDonald rematch will be different: 'I'm in control the whole time'

NEW YORK – Douglas Lima is heading into the Bellator 232 main event knowing he’s already lost to defending welterweight champion Rory MacDonald, but he says that defeat will prove …read more

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Douglas Lima makes ‘no excuses’ for first Rory MacDonald fight

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Douglas Lima discusses his rematch with Rory MacDonald this weekend at Bellator 232. Douglas Lima is fully prepared to admit Rory MacDonald was the better …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Defining Fights: Bellator 232 headliner Douglas Lima

Former Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima makes the walk to the cage for the 39th time in his 13-year MMA career on Saturday as he bids to become a three-time …read more

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Video: Scott Coker talks MacDonald vs. Lima 2, who faces the winner next and Cris Cyborg’s status as the greatest of all time

NEW YORK — Bellator president Scott Coker talks Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima 2, possibly cross promoting the winner to prove who is the best welterweight in the sport, Bellator …read more

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Douglas Lima ‘understands’ Rory MacDonald’s struggles managing religion with his fighting career

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Douglas Lima sympathizes with opponent Rory MacDonald struggling to find a happy medium with his faith and the fact that his job requires him to punch people …read more

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Video: Rory MacDonald calls Grand Prix final against Douglas Lima the ‘pinnacle of my career’

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NEW YORK — At media day for Bellator 231 and Bellator 232, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald talks about being a father, how his faith is motivating him …read more

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Bellator 232 | Pro fighters make their picks for Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima

In the main event of Bellator 232, the welterweight title is on the line, as well as the welterweight grand prix title. The champion, Rory MacDonald rematches Douglas Lima in …read more

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Video: Road to the Bellator welterweight grand prix final

The Bellator welterweight grand prix was announced last August. More than a year later, it reaches its conclusion this weekend.
Headlining Bellator 232, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima will …read more

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Rory MacDonald Plans on Doing His Job For a While

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima recently sat down with Robin Black to discuss their rematch at Bellator 232 this weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. They headline …read more

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Watch Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima's awkward interview together before Bellator 232

If you’re looking for bad blood and trash talk ahead of the Bellator 232 main event on Saturday night, you’re going to be sorely disappointed.
Bellator is bringing a doubleheader of …read more

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Bellator 232 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima's resume packs a punch

The second half of Bellator’s weekend doubleheader takes place Saturday with Bellator 232, which goes down at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., with a main card set to stream …read more

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Bellator 232: Make your predictions for Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima

We want your predictions for Saturday’s Bellator 232 event in Uncasville, Conn.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout …read more

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Bellator 232: Make your predictions for Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima

We want your predictions for Saturday’s Bellator 232 event in Uncasville, Conn.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout …read more

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Bellator 229's Andrey Koreshkov eyes tetralogy after Douglas Lima stops Rory MacDonald

TEMECULA, Calif. – When former Bellator welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov looks into his crystal ball, he sees a tetralogy in his future.
The Russian fighter Koreshkov (22-3 MMA, 13-3 BMMA) returns …read more

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Koreshkov predicts Douglas Lima finishes Rory MacDonald

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Andrey Koreshkov knows Douglas Lima well enough to understand just how tough he is to beat twice. Andrey Koreshkov expects Douglas Lima to make …read more

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Bellator Results: Michael Page scores brutal flying knee KO, calls out Douglas Lima (video)

On Friday afternoon, amid the Bellator 227 and Bellator Dublin festivities in Dublin, Ireland, British knockout artist Michael Page returned to the cage in hopes of rebounding from his first …read more

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