Douglas Lima Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography

Douglas Lima Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography
Douglas Lima Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth January 5, 1988
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Jessica Lima

Douglas Lima is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who began competing in the welterweight division of the Bellator MMA, in 2011. He is a former 3-time Bellator Welterweight Champion. As of June 2021, he was ranked number 8 in the Bellator men’s pound-for-pound rankings and number 1 in the Bellator welterweight rankings. Widely regarded as one of the best mixed martial arts welterweight fighters outside of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), he was ranked the number 3 welterweight fighter in the world by USA Today/MMAjunkie and the number 6 welterweight fighter in the world by MMA ranking site Fight Matrix, as of September 2021. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Born Name

Douglas Lima

Nick Name

The Phenom

Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021
Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021 (Douglas Lima / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Goiânia, State of Goiás, Brazil

Residence

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Nationality

Brazilian

 

Education

Douglas had graduated from Joseph Wheeler High School in Cobb County, Georgia.

Occupation

Professional Mixed Martial Artist

Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021
Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021 (Douglas Lima / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Fausto Lima
  • Mother – Cologera Lima
  • Siblings – Dhiego Lima (Younger Brother) (Professional Mixed Martial Artist)

Manager

He is represented by Brian Butler, Manager and Booking Agent, SuckerPunch Entertainment/Management, MMA Athletes Management Firm, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Weight(s)

  • Welterweight (2006–present)
  • Middleweight (2020)

Stance

Orthodox

Reach

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Douglas has dated –

  1. Jessica Lima (2013-Present) – Douglas had married his long-term partner Jessica in February 2013. They have 2 children together – a daughter named Julia Lima and a son named Davi Lima.

Douglas Lima and Jessica Lima, as seen in May 2021
Douglas Lima and Jessica Lima, as seen in May 2021 (Douglas Lima / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Latino

He is of Brazilian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped hair
  • Sports a trimmed goatee

Religion

Christianity

Brand Endorsements

Douglas has been sponsored by –

  • Triad Mechanical Company
  • Hayabusa Fightwear
  • PERFECT Sports

Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Douglas Lima as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Douglas Lima / Instagram)

Douglas Lima Facts

  1. Douglas, with his younger brother Dhiego Lima, co-owns American Top Team – Team Lima, a mixed martial arts academy and fitness center located in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
  2. In May 2008, he was fighting for the vacant AFL (American Fight League) Welterweight Championship. The promotion had brought in a lowly opponent to show off Douglas’ skills but he had forced Douglas to submit, causing the promotion a lot of embarrassment.
  3. Before joining Bellator MMA in 2011, he had accumulated an impressive 18–4 win-loss record competing in promotions such as Wild Bill’s, ISCF, Border Warz, Xtreme Fight Series, Evolution, XFS, Reign in the Cage, RMBB & PCF, ROF, AFL, Southern Kentucky: Combat League, KOTC, Best of the Best, Sin City Fight Club, SportFight X-1, and MFC (Maximum Fighting Championship). During this time, he had won the 2010 REDLINE Middleweight Grand Prix and the MFC Welterweight Championship later that year. He had defended the latter title in 2011, just before signing up with Bellator MMA.
  4. As of September 2021, he had held the joint record for the most number of knockouts in Bellator MMA history (9), the joint record for the most number of wins in Bellator MMA welterweight division history (13), the joint record for the most number of stoppage victories in Bellator MMA welterweight division history (9), the joint record for the most number of knockout victories in Bellator MMA welterweight division history (8), and the joint record for the most number of fights in Bellator MMA welterweight division history (17).
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