Douglas Lima (Lucas Johnson/Combat Press)

Bellator 232 Results: Lima Dominates MacDonald to Capture Tournament and Title

On Friday, Oct. 26, Bellator MMA hosted its 232nd event from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

In the night’s main event, the promotion concluded its $1 million dollar welterweight grand prix tournament as champion Rory MacDonald met former champion Douglas Lima for a second time. The pair’s first meeting was an all-out war, with the Canadian MacDonald doing just enough to eke out a win on the scorecards. The Brazilian Lima was out for revenge, as well as the lucrative prize.

The prelims kicked off at 6:45 p.m. ET on DAZN and The main card followed at 10 p.m. ET on DAZN.


Douglas Lima def. Rory MacDonald (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) – for welterweight title
Paul Daley def. Saad Awad by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:30
Patrick Mix def. Isaiah Chapman by submission (Suloev stretch). Round 1, 3:49
Manny Muro def. Nick Newell by split decision (29-28, 27-29, 29-28)
Kevin Ferguson Jr. def. Craig Campbell by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 0:38
Ryan Hardy Evans def. Demetrios Plaza by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 3:03
Lance Gibson Jr. def. Dominic Jones by KO (strikes). Round 1, 1:58
Devin Powell def. Marcus Surin by technical submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 5:00
John Lopez def. Dan Cormier by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Jornel Lugo def. John Douma by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Zarrukh Adashev def. Tevin Dyce by TKO (punches) Round 2, 1:39