August 16, 2012 Leave a comment
Brazil series ~ Volume forty six. Dhiego Lima
Dhiego Lima (7-1-0) is a veteran of XFC, SportFight and MFC. He is the younger brother of Bellator fighter Douglas Lima and fights out of the ATT/Ascension MMA in Atlanta Georgia coached by Roan Carneiro, Junior & Rafael Assuncao. Born in Brazil, Dhiego moved to the U.S at the age of 11. He began fighting at the amateur level in 2009 and by 2010 he was 3-0 as a professional signed by the MFC. He made an impressive debut over Bill Fraser at MFC 27 with a knockout in the first round. Following that win a submission over Josh Taveirne and a KO over Jamie Toney. In 2012 Dhiego Lima would be named as one of Sherdog’s top prospects with 2 knockouts and 4 submission wins in his 7-1 career. With solid Muay Thai and submissions, Lima is an aggressive fighter who looks for the finish, it’s no surprise why he’s been deemed a fighter to look out for in the future.
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