Tag: Gegard Mousasi

Rafael Carvalho says title loss to Gegard Mousasi ruined his light heavyweight plans

MMAfighting.com By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz   Bellator 200 did not go as planned for Rafael Carvalho. The longest reigning champion in the promotion going into his clash with Gegard Mousasi, Carvalho, saw his middleweight title go away in London as he lost via first-round TKO. Carvalho believes that his biggest mistake against Mousasi was working on […]

Gegard Mousasi on potential Rory MacDonald super-fight: I’m no Michael Bisping

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez  Last week at Bellator 200, Gegard Mousasi added another world title to his collection when he bagged the Bellator middleweight championship by defeating Rafael Carvalho via first-round TKO. During his post-fight interview, the 32-year-old MMA veteran immediately called out welterweight fight champion Rory MacDonald for a possible super-fight. MacDonald accepted Mousasi’s challenge, urging company CEO Scott Coker to […]

Rory MacDonald: Fight with Gegard Mousasi is the biggest Bellator could make right now

MMAfighting.com By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee Gegard Mousasi won the Bellator middleweight championship in impressive fashion this past Friday in London and it looks like a marquee matchup has been handed to the promotion on a silver platter. Following his first-round TKO victory over Rafael Carvalho in the main event of […]

‘Disrespected’ by Gegard Mousasi, Rafael Carvalho thinks Bellator 200 win will change his career

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz Rafael Carvalho puts his middleweight title on the line against Gegard Mousasi in London.Bellator Rafael Carvalho has the longest tenure among the current Bellator champions, going for his fourth title defense in less than three years as the middleweight kingpin, but feels that Friday’s Bellator 200 main […]

Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho: Gegard Mousasi’s biggest problem ‘is that he’s so self-confident’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Rafael Carvalho faces Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 200.Bellator MMA Rafael Carvalho may not be the most known fighter under Bellator contract, but his reign as the promotion’s middleweight champion has been a violent and lengthy one, and he doesn’t intend for it to end any time soon. […]