Jun 14, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Neiman Gracie is introduced before his fight versus Rory MacDonald (not imagined) during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden. MacDonald won the battle. Compulsory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports
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Bellator 266: Neiman Gracie beat Mark Lemminger..
Neiman Gracie defeated Mark Lemminger through TKO (strikes), Round 1– 1:27 at Bellator 266 on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, live from the SAP Center in San Jose, CA.
Jun 14, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Neiman Gracie is introduced before his fight against Rory MacDonald (not envisioned) throughout Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden. MacDonald won the battle.” I do not need to take people down to win fights anymore. Lemminger attempted to fight his way off of the fence but was hurt again.
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” I do not need to take individuals down to win fights anymore. I can do everything. If I take you down, oh boy. I saw he was putting his head down so I created the uppercut. I have something to state. If we keep the fight standing, its (the) health center. If you go to the floor, its (the) cemetery,” said Gracie, who required future fights against Michael Page, a rematch against Jason Jackson, and a title battle against Bellator welterweight champion Yaroslav Amosov.
Gracie continued his onslaught, landing a numerous punch combination. Lemminger tried to fight his way off of the fence however was injured once again. Referee Jason Herzog moved in and stopped the battle after Limminger continued to eat more punches.
Gracie went into the fight as Bellators fourth-ranked welterweight. With the excellent knockout finish, Gracie enhanced to 11-2 and could be in line for a title fight.
Lemminger strolled into the cage with a 12-3 career record with 9 finishes. In his last fight, Lemminger got his first Bellator success, knocking out Demarques Jackson at Bellator 260.