5 Things You Should Know About Bellator’s Douglas Lima

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Douglas Lima has been a model of consistency and professionalism since he joined the Bellator MMA roster a little less than eight years ago.

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The affable Brazilian will confront the undefeated Michael Page in the Bellator 221 co-headliner on Saturday at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, where they are scheduled to do battle in the promotion’s welterweight grand prix semifinals. Lima, 31, has rattled off nine wins across his last 11 appearances, cementing himself as one of Bellator’s top competitors at 170 pounds. He last fought at Bellator 206 in September, when he separated Andrey Koreshkov from his senses with a fifth-round rear-naked choke and took a 2-1 lead in his head-to-head series with the Russian.

As Lima approaches his anticipated clash with Page, here are five things you should know about him:

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