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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bellator 179: Rory MacDonald Wins Promotional Debut, Submits Paul Daley

Rory MacDonald

By FCF Staff

Rory MacDonald won his Bellator debut on Friday, and in doing so,  ended a two fight losing skid.

MacDonald took on Paul Daley in the main event of Bellator 179, which took place in London, England. The UFC veteran went on to submit the heavy handed Daley with a second round, rear-naked-choke.

Here are the card’s results for the event (via MMA Junkie):

Bellator 179

Rory MacDonald def. Paul Daley via submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 1:45
Linton Vassell def. Liam McGeary via submission (arm-triangle choke) R3, 2:28
Cheick Kongo def. Augusto Sakai via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Alex Lohore def. Dan Edwards via TKO (punches) R2, 0:56
Kevin Ferguson Jr. def. D.J. Griffin via TKO (punches) R1, 3:40
Stav Economou def. Dan Konecke via submission (guillotine choke) R1, 1:05
Amir Albazi def. Jamie Powell via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)
Nathan Jones def. Umer Kayani via submission (rear-naked choke) R1
Fabian Edwards def. Rafal Cejrowski KO (flying knee) R1
Jeremy Petley def. Chase Morton via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Mike Shipman def. Marcin Prostko via TKO (knees) R1, 2:39
Salih Kulucan def. Diego Barbosa via submission (heel hook) R1, 2:18


posted by FCF Staff @ 8:30 am
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