Rory MacDonald Talks Bellator 192 Title Fight With Lima, Potential Gegard Mousasi Match-Up

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MMA H.E.A.T.’s Karyn Bryant was on the Paramount Pictures lot where she caught up with Rory MacDonald in advance of his Bellator 192 title fight with Champ Douglas “Phenom” Lima. Rory explains why the Champ’s skill set won’t match his own, how this fight will differ from his last fight with Paul Daley, his former training partner GSP’s return and whether it affected his own motivation and the possibility of a future match-up with Middleweight Gegard Mousasi.

Bellator 192 and the 1st match of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix takes place Saturday, January 20, 2017 inside The Forum in Los Angeles, California.

## Bellator 192: Lima vs. MacDonald Bellator Card:
Welterweight World Title Main Event: Douglas Lima (29-6) vs. Rory MacDonald (19-4)
Heavyweight Grand Prix First Round Bout: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-12) vs. Chael Sonnen (29-15-1)
Lightweight Feature Bout: Michael Chandler (16-4) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (22-3)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Aaron Pico (1-1) vs. Shane Kruchten (12-3)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Henry Corrales (14-3) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (27-7-1)

## Bellator.com and Bellator Mobile App-Streamed Preliminary Card:
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Devon Brock (Pro Debut) vs. Khonry Gracie (Pro Debut)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Ivan Castillo (14-8) vs. Guilherme Bomba (9-4)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Kyle Estrada (6-3) vs. David Duran (6-4)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Noah Tillis (4-2) vs. Jalin Turner (5-3)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Christopher Padilla (9-2) vs. Gabriel Green (6-2)

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51 Comments on "Rory MacDonald Talks Bellator 192 Title Fight With Lima, Potential Gegard Mousasi Match-Up"

  1. Rory is one of the greatest martial artists iv ever witnessed within MMA. I'm a seasoned jiu jitsu expert (12 years), above average Judo and lower end trained karate & Boxing so kind of know what I'm talking about… And the UFC losing Rory McDonald is massive!!! All my other martial artist friends agree as well that its a monumental loss for the UFC by allowing Rory to put his signature down on Bellators paperwork. I guarantee Coker thanks his lucky stars daily for snagging such a highly sought after martial artist.

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