Bellator’s vacant middleweight title was on the line as Gegard Mousasi was seeking to reclaim the belt while Douglas Lima was seeking to turn out to be a two-division champ.
Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2) returned to the acquire column with a split selection gain over Lyoto Machida last September. Just before that, he endured a controversial bulk conclusion loss to Rafael Lovato Jr. to reduce his middleweight title. In his vocation, he has notable wins around Rory MacDonald, Chris Weidman, Uriah Corridor, Thiago Santos, and Vitor Belfort among a great number of many others.
In the meantime, Douglas Lima (32-7) is wanting to turn out to be a two-division champion as he is relocating up to middleweight from welterweight. Lima is at the moment on a 3-struggle successful streak and reclaimed his welterweight title final October when he conquer Rory MacDonald by conclusion. The Brazilian holds noteworthy wins around Michael Site, Andrey Koreshkov, Ben Saunders, Paul Daley, and Lorenz Larkin among many others.
It was a really-predicted fight and a person of the most important fights Bellator can place on. Both of those Mousasi and Lima are massive stars and are the faces of the marketing. If Lima won, he would possible cement his legacy as one particular of the finest and arguably the biggest Bellator fighter at any time.
On the other hand, it was Mousasi who controlled and dominated the battle to reclaim his middleweight title soon after shedding it to Rafael Lovato Jr. very last 12 months. Lima, meanwhile, will now be heading again to welterweight to protect his title in a division full of contenders. Mousasi, in the meantime, has also expressed desire in moving up to 205, so perhaps he is the following one to battle for a 2nd belt.
Official Bellator 250 Consequence: Gegard Mousasi def. Douglas Lima by unanimous determination
Test out how the professionals reacted to the combat.
— Corey ‘Overtime’ Anderson (@CoreyA_MMA) Oct 30, 2020
Let’s go @PhenomLima
— Anthony Rocco Martin (@TonyRoccoMartin) October 30, 2020
Let us go Lima!!! #CHAMPCHAMP
— Will Brooks (@ILLxWillBrooks) October 30, 2020
— Patricio Freire (@PatricioPitbull) Oct 30, 2020
It will be fantastic if if we get a second Brazilian @BellatorMMA Double Pounds Winner tonight and I imagine @PhenomLima has a fantastic probability to accomplish that. And if that transpires let us start executing reveals in Brazil. #Bellator250
— Patricky Freire (@PatrickyPitbull) October 30, 2020
— @CrisCyborg.Com (@criscyborg) Oct 30, 2020
— Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) October 30, 2020
— CBS Sports activities Community (@CBSSportsNet) Oct 30, 2020
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