Whoa! Must see..
Round 1: They touch gloves and get to establishing range. Lozano makes the first move and Lima responds. Nobody's landed anything et. Lima lands a left jab as Lozano comes in. Lima jab again and Lozano chases with a right hook that misses. Lima catches a kick that manages to ding his cup and they separate. Lima landing while evading Lozano's wilder strikes. Lozano takes advantage of great timing and a slip by Lima to try and mount more offense, but Lima fights his way back to the feet and chases. Lozano evades and both fighters look a bit touched up. An exciting pace, but not a ton of accuracy thus far. Lima with a good teep and jab combination, being the aggressor against the countering Lozano. The jab still landing for Lima and a flurry by Lima mostly connnects. They clinch and Lima delivers a knee to the thigh of Lozano. Lima takes Lozano down from the clinch and Lozano works his way back to the feet. Lima has a hook in and is maybe looking to take the back of the bent-over Lozano. Stalemate. Lima looks to get the better of the wild action to end the round. Lozano being very vocal as they break. I score it 10-9 for Lima.
Round 2: Lozano misses with a high kick, but lands a hesitant roundhouse kick to the body. Lima evading mostly thus far. Lozano picking it up and landing body kicks as well as punches to the circling Lima. Lozano landing better and the fight seems to have shifted to a boxing match with occasional kicks thrown in by Lozano. Lima hunting a counter left and lands one, but is chased away by Lozano. Lima lands a couple of clean, but lighter punches on Lozano's face. Body punch for Lima while Lozano lands a let jab to the head. Lima lands a gigantic right overhand to Lozano and Lozano is out! Lima took a very light jab, walked through it and landed a right straight exactly on Lozano's button. WHOOO! Bellator always delivers a highlight reel moment and this might be it for Bellator 53.
Final Result: Doug Lima def. Chris Lozano by spectacular KO at 3:14 of Round 2.