Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Lima vs MacDonald?
Douglas Lima beat Rory MacDonald by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 232, on Saturday 26th October 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Douglas Lima.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator welterweight championship.
Lima vs MacDonald stats
Douglas Lima stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Rory MacDonald made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested MacDonald had a massive power advantage over Lima, boosting at 33% knock out percentage over Lima's 0%.
Douglas Lima was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Lima had a height advantage of 1 inch over MacDonald. Despite this, MacDonald had 2-inch reach advantage.
Lima's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to MacDonald's, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 8 months later than MacDonald, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 104 to MacDonald's 84.
Lima's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
MacDonald's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.