Bellator 232 Results & Play-By-Play Updates

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Bellator 232: “MacDonald vs. Lima 2” airs TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 26, 2019) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., streaming live via Paramount Network and DAZN. The finals of the Welterweight Grand Prix are on tap as champion Rory MacDonald (21-5-1) faces the man he beat for the title in Douglas Lima (31-7).

Bellator 232’s main card will start at 10 p.m. ET on DAZN with “Prelims” undercard bouts at 7:15 p.m. ET on DAZN (watch it). MMAmania.com will deliver results and play-by-play for the entirety of the Bellator MMA card.

Many readers check in before, during and after the fights to share their thoughts on all of the action. Feel free to leave a comment (or 232) about the bouts and chat with all the other Maniacs during the show — it’s always a lot of fun!

BELLATOR 232 QUICK RESULTS:

Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima —
Paul Daley vs. Saad Awad —
Patrick Mix vs. Isaiah Chapman —
Nick Newell vs. Manny Muro —
Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. Craig Campbell —
Marcus Surin vs. Devin Powell —
Zarrukh Adashev vs. Tevin DyceAdashev TKO 1:39 R2.
Demetrios Plaza vs. Ryan Evans —
Lance Gibson Jr. vs. Dominic Jones —
John Douma vs. Jornel LugoLugo UD 30-26, 30-27 X2.
Jonathan Lopez vs. Dan Cormier — in progress.

BELLATOR 232 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima

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Round 5:

Final result: To be determined.


Paul Daley vs. Saad Awad

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Final result: To be determined.


Patrick Mix vs. Isaiah Chapman

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Final result: To be determined.


Nick Newell vs. Manny Muro

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Final result: To be determined.


Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. Craig Campbell

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Final result: To be determined.


Marcus Surin vs. Devin Powell

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Final result: To be determined.


Zarrukh Adashev vs. Tevin Dyce

Green trunks and blue gloves for Dyce, sporting a pro record of 3-1, fighting out of Bronx, NY. White trunks and red gloves for Adashev, sporting a pro record of 2-1, fighting out of Brooklyn, NY. The referee in charge is Keith Peterson.

Round 1: Glove tap. Dyce throws the first kick. Adashev comes forward and lands a hard left hand. Dyce responds by trying to get a takedown but gets thrown to the ground instead. He lunges in again at 40 seconds and Adashev throws him down a second time. The third time Adashev takes his back gets both hooks in and starts pummeling Dyce with right hands and elbows. Dyce gets back to his feet at 1:25 and gets a takedown. Adashev pops right up. Dyce goes for the takedown and Adashev lands on top and goes for an armbar. He can’t get it and Dyce stacks him up. Adashev winds up on top in full mount and Dyce gives up his back. Adashev falls off but winds up back on top in North-South. Two minutes left. Adashev backs up at 3:08 and forces the stand up. Leg kicks from Adashev and a right hand. Dyce shoots and is initially stuffed with a sprawl. Dyce pushes him into the fence but Adashev maintains a front headlock. Dyce falls down and Adashev is on his back throwing rights. Dyce gets to his feet and Adashev drags him to the ground. He has side control with 15 seconds left. 10-9 Adashev.

Round 2: Adashev comes forward with multiple combos and Dyce is getting hurt. Dyce tries to answer with a takedown and Adashev sprawls. Adashev gets on top blasting him with rights and lets Dyce back up at 46 seconds. More hard hands and another single leg attempt in response. Adashev punishes Dyce when he tries to stand up and continues to blast him with combos. Peterson waves off the fight when Dyce is clearly staggered on his feet and not defending intelligently.

Final result: Zarrukh Adashev wins via technical knockout at 1:39 of round two.


Demetrios Plaza vs. Ryan Evans

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Final result: To be determined.


Lance Gibson Jr. vs. Dominic Jones

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Final result: To be determined.


John Douma vs. Jornel Lugo

Lugo sports the silver trunks and blue gloves, hailing from Waterbury, CT with a pro record of 2-0. John Douma is in the black trunks and red gloves, hailing from Providence, RI with a pro record of 4-1. Lugo fights out of West Palm Beach, Florida. Douma fights out of Narragansett, Rhode Island. The referee in charge is Keith Peterson.

Round 1: Lugo moves to the outside circle and feels out the range with his left hand, keeping his right hand cocked and his stance leaning forward. Douma follows him side to side trying to zing his right hand but gets hurt instead. He goes for a takedown against the fence and gets it at 1:49 but Lugo is right back to his feet. He jumps to the back at 2:11 and pushes Lugo down but he gets back up right at the halfway point. Now it’s Douma circling on the outside as Lugo stalks hi and lands a head kick followed by a knee to the body. Lugo continues to attack with the right. Douma shoots, Lugo sprawls, and Lugo punishes Douma when he gets back up. Lugo’s right hand lands almost at will. Body kick. 10-9 Lugo.

Round 2: Lugo tried to pick up his mouthpiece and got cocked with a right hand for his trouble. The ref calls time to get it and reset the fighters. Lugo throws a body kick and a leg kick. He jabs with the left hand. Douma has a bloody nose. He pushes Lugo to the fence. Lugo escapes the single leg and blasts Douma with a right. Left jab. Miss with the overhand right. The next one lands at 2:06. Body shot. Overhand right. Body shot. Douma is getting picked apart. Lugo initiated a clinch but then backs up to reset. Straight right. Hard left jab snaps Douma’s head back. Douma ducks under a shot and clinches. Lugo spins free at 3:59. Left jab. Straight left, overhand right, body shot. Douma is hurting. 10-9 Lugo. If he had a knockdown I would have said 10-8. He even landed a flying knee before the bell.

Round 3: Glove tap. Lugo with the overhand right and leg kick. Kick. Left jab. Right. Douma lands a right. Left to the body from Lugo. Douma gets a takedown at 1:25 and is in guard. Lugo spins free at 1:48 and gets back up. Lugo circles on the outside and then lets his hands and feet go. 1-2. Left hand. Two overhand rights. Douma clinches and Lugo breaks it easily. Douma’s single leg is shrugged off. Douma swings and misses. Lugo tags him going backward. Douma misses with a front kick. Douma falls down on a body kick and gets more combos getting up. 10-9 Lugo.

Final result: Jornel Lugo wins a unanimous decision of 30-26, 30-27 X2.


Jonathan Lopez vs. Dan Cormier

Cormier (no not that one) has the silver and red trunks, blue gloves, and a pro record of 8-9. Lopez is 11-4 in the black trunks and red gloves. 14 of Lopez’ fights have all been in the Mohegan Sun Arena. He has a three inch reach advantage at 66”. Cormier fights out of Providence, RI. Lopez fights out of Meriden, CT. The referee in charge is Kevin MacDonald.

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Final result: To be determined.


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