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Douglas Lima and Rick Hawn compete for vacant welterweight belt at Bellator 117

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Bellator MMA welterweight standouts Douglas Lima (25-5 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) and Rick Hawn (18-2 MMA, 10-2 BMMA) will meet on April 18 with the promotion’s vacant 170-pound title on the line.

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Post #1   1/21/14 8:24:42PM   

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Man I love watching both of these guys fight, neither really gets the credit or recognition they deserve, imo. Especially love watching Hawn fight, and met him at the Bellator show that he knocked out Karo at, was a really cool guy. Unfortunately, I think Lima is a very big WW, and Hawn has fought some of his career recently at LW so this may be a bit of a disadvantage for him. It will be hard to use his judo to take Lima down because of his size, plus getting on the inside of his reach. I'd love to see Hawn take this, I think he deserves it, but either guy would represent the WW division well.

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Sick fight! Surprised these two never fought before, seems like one of them was winning the Welterweight tournament every year

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It really should be good, good contrast of styles. With Ben out of the picture, this division could provide some interesting title talk.

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Posted by pmoney

Sick fight! Surprised these two never fought before, seems like one of them was winning the Welterweight tournament every year



Rick Hawn won the LW tourney but indeed a sick fight. Not sure what to expect.

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I agree with all of you guys this indeed should be a great fight.

Usually when I see amatchup announced I almost always have an opinion on who I think will win without looking into the matchup too much. Not the case here. I could see either guy winning this one.

I might be thinking out of line but this could easily be the HB for this event.

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Post #6   1/22/14 2:24:20PM