Douglas Lima invites to WKN World Cup 2019 in Auckland
Douglas Lima victorious in Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix | Pic: Supplied/ Bellator MMA

Douglas Lima is a newly-crowned Bellator MMA Welterweight champion. The Brazilian mixed martial artist claimed the belt by unanimous decision against former titleholder Rory MacDonald this past weekend in Uncasville, Connecticut.

A new video emerged featuring “The Phenom” Lima in support of his trainer Roa “Jucao” Carneiro, who is scheduled to face Kelvin “Crazy Horse” Joseph of New Zealand in WKN Middleweight title fight on November 30 in Auckland. The pair squares off on the final day of WKN World Cup 2019 taking place at The Trusts Arena.

“What’s up guys, this is Douglas Lima. I am here to invite you guys to the show – WKN in Auckland, New Zealand, November 30. My coach Jucao [Roan Carneiro] is gonna fight Kelvin “The Crazy Hourse” [Joseph]. He is ready, he is gonna come there and take the belt. Just inviting everybody, and I will be there to support. It is going to be a great show, and I can’t wait to meet you guys there,” says Douglas Lima.

Roan Carneiro (21-13) has previously competed in the UFC, winning two out of four bouts. His resume includes the victories against Mark Munoz, Kenny Robertson, among others.

Kelvin Joseph (15-0) is unbeaten in all of his 15 professional bouts. In his previous outing he submitted Bob Armstrong in the first round and successfully defended his New Zealand Middleweight belt.

In addition to competing, “Jucao” Carneiro, has been indeed a successful trainer. He has recently brought brother of Douglas, Dhiego Lima to his third straight win in the UFC, when he defeated Luke Jumeau at the recent event in Melbourne, Australia.

The WKN World Cup 2019 takes place at The Trusts Arena in Auckland from November 28 to November 30. The event marks the first time in history of New Zealand when kickboxing and MMA titles are contested on the world-level at the same event. The competition is presented by Team Player Events. The athlete registration and more information can be found on combatworldcup.com.