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Liam McGeary

Liam McGeary
  • Name: Liam McGeary
  • MMA Record: 12-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1982.10.04
  • Last Fight: February 16, 2018 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 203.3 lbs
  • Affiliation: Gracie Barra Jersey
  • Height: 6'6" (198cm) | Reach: 81.0" (206cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $50,000 USD
  • Born: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
  • Fighting out of: Tom's River, New Jersey
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Liam McGeary Light Heavyweight Ranking History

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Liam McGeary MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Kicks
4:02 Round 3 of 3, 14:02 Total

Ru Vadim Nemkov
12-2-0 8-2-0

Us Bellator 194: Nelson vs. Mitrione 2
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2018.02.16
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 203.3 lbs (92.2 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta | Injuries Sustained: Leg Fracture
Cancelled Bout Bubba McDaniel Bellator 185 2017.10.20
Reason: McGeary Injury
Cancelled Bout Muhammed Lawal Bellator 185 2017.10.20
Reason: Lawal Injury
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:28 Round 3 of 3, 12:28 Total

Gb Linton Vassell
12-1-0 18-5-0

Gb Bellator 179: Daley vs. MacDonald
Co-Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2017.05.19
Odds: -235 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs (93.2 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:06 Round 2 of 3, 6:06 Total

En Brett McDermott
11-1-0 7-4-0

Gb Bellator 173: McGeary vs. McDermott
Main Event | Catchweight | 215 lbs

2017.02.24
Odds: -1250 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 211.5 lbs (95.9 kgs)
Cancelled Bout Vladimir Filipović Bellator 173 2017.02.24
Reason: Filipović Injury
Cancelled Bout Chris Fields Bellator 173 2017.02.24
Reason: Fields Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Phil Davis
11-0-0 16-3-0

Us Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis
Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2016.11.04
Odds: +225 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Choke
4:41 Round 1 of 5

Us Tito Ortiz
10-0-0 18-11-1

Us Bellator 142: Dynamite 1
Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2015.09.19
Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Base | Weigh-In: 204.8 lbs (92.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#19 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2015
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Emanuel Newton
9-0-0 25-7-1

Us Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary
Main Event | Title Challenge | Light HW | 205 lbs

2015.02.27
Odds: -180 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Todd Anderson
#40 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
Win | Submission | Choke
4:47 Round 1 of 3

Us Kelly Anundson
8-0-0 9-2-0

Us Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 205 lbs

2014.09.12
Odds: -260 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.6 lbs (92.8 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#20 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2014
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:10 Round 1 of 3

Lt Egidijus Valavicius
7-0-0 27-10-0

Us Bellator 122: The Finals
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 205 lbs

2014.07.25
Odds: -330 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 203.0 lbs (92.1 kgs) | Referee: Stephen Davis
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
0:22 Round 1 of 3

Us Mike Mucitelli
6-0-0 6-0-0

Us Bellator 118: Warren vs. Silva
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 205 lbs

2014.05.02
Odds: -215 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Armlock
1:31 Round 1 of 3

Us Najim Wali
5-0-0 3-2-0

Us Bellator 108: Rampage vs. Beltran
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.11.15
Weigh-In: 204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:27 Round 1 of 3

Us Beau Tribolet
4-0-0 7-2-0

Us Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders 2
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.09.20
Weigh-In: 204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs) | Referee: Ron Nation
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:18 Round 1 of 3

Us Anton Talamantes
3-0-0 5-3-0

Us Bellator 95
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.04.04
Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Bill Bookwalter
Cancelled Bout Andrew Calandrelli Bellator 95 2013.04.04
Cancelled Bout Anton Talamantes Bellator 91 2013.02.28
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:41 Round 2 of 3, 4:41 Total

Us Walter Howard
2-0-0 1-0-0

Us Ring of Combat 41
Main Card | Catchweight | 202 lbs

2012.06.15
Weigh-In: 202.0 lbs (91.6 kgs) | Referee: Gasper Oliver
Win | Submission | Armlock

En Shaun Lomas

Je Rumble on the Rock

2011.10.15
Win | Submission | Armlock

Pl Grzegorz Janus

Je Jersey Regional

2010.05.08

Liam McGeary Wiki Update Wiki

Liam McGeary (born 4 October 1982) is an English professional mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator's Light Heavyweight division.

 

McGeary holds an amateur record of 1–1 and made his professional debut in 2010. He won the first two fights of his professional career via armbar submission and then picked up a knockout WIN before signing with Bellator MMA.

 

Bellator MMA

 

In his Bellator debut, McGeary faced Anton Talamantes at Bellator 95 on 4 April 2013 and won via TKO at 78 seconds of the first round.

 

In his next appearance for the organization at Bellator 100 on 20 September 2013, facing off against Beau Tribolet and won via knockout only 27 seconds into the fight.

 

McGeary faced Najim Wali on 15 November 2013 at Bellator 108. He won via submission due to an armbar early in the first round.

In the summer of 2014, McGeary was announced as a participant in the Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament.

 

He faced Mike Mucitelli in the opening quarterfinals at Bellator 118 and won via knockout in the first round.

 

Later, at Bellator 122, he faced Egidijus Valavicius in the semifinals, he won the fight by TKO in the first round.

 

McGeary faced Kelly Anundson in the finals at Bellator 124 on September 12, 2014.He won the fight via inverted triangle choke in the first round.

 

McGeary faced Emanuel Newton for his Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship on 27 February 2015 at Bellator 134. He won the fight via unanimous decision to become the new Bellator Light Heavyweight champion. During the course of the fight, McGeary attempted several submission attempts including nearly finishing Newton in the first and third rounds with a triangle choke. In all, he set the record for the number of submission attempts in Bellator history.

 

In March 2015, McGeary signed a multi-fight and multi-year contract extension with the promotion.


McGeary made his first title defense against Tito Ortiz on 19 September 2015 at Bellator 142.[12] He submitted Ortiz with an inverted triangle choke in the first round to retain his championship.

McGeary is scheduled to defend the title against Phil Davis at a yet-to-be-determined event.

Last updated 11.25.2015, 6:30 PM ET
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