Bellator 158 “Lima vs Daley” took place last night (Sat., July 16, 2016) at O2 Arena in London, England. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, .gifs and interview highlights featuring Paul Daley, Douglas Lima, Michael Page, and more!
Bellator 158 “Lima vs. Daley” came to O2 Arena in London, England last night (Sat., July 16, 2016) with a card aired on Spike TV. Every fight scheduled for the broadcast featured at least one fighter who would be the clear hometown favorite.
The main event saw Paul “Semtex” Daley take on Douglas “The Phenom” Lima, the latter stepping in to replace Josh Koscheck when he withdrew from this card. Who emerged victorious in this crucial Welterweight fight?
Even though Daley is known as a knockout artist in two different sports, it was Lima who dropped him with a shot in the first ten seconds of the fight, setting the tone for the next nine minutes and change. Lima would cover up when Daley threw his power shots, then answer with lefts that wobbled “Semtex.”
.@phenomlima really bringing championship level striking to this fight! pic.twitter.com/KBRgM55MIU
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) July 17, 2016
You knew things weren’t going Daley’s way in Round 2 when he actually attempted a takedown which Lima easily blocked and wound up on top. Perhaps sensing that was his method to ice the fight he got a single leg in Round 3, and despite all the urging of his corner Daley just couldn’t get back up.
All three judges scored it 30-27 for Lima, who spoke with Jimmy Smith after the fight.
“I just want to thank God for finally being here healthy again. Hat’s off to Paul, that guy hits like a truck man, I’ve never been hit so hard. Thank you to London fans. I know I ….View full article
Source:: mma mania