The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-5-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman) but he won just two out of his last five bouts, against Paul Daley (MacDonald vs Daley) and Douglas Lima (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald); after this fight he has lost to Gegard Mousasi (trying to move up in weight class to the middleweight division, Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald).
His opponent, the former Wsof/PFL Ww champion Jon Fitch, has an official record of 32-7-1 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Rousimar Palhares in 2014 (Palhares vs Fitch) since then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Paul Daley in 2018 (Jon Fitch vs Paul Daley). MacDonald vs Fitch, main event of Bellator 220, is the quarter-final of the Bellator welterweight World Grand Prix tournament and it is valid for the Bellator Ww title (MacDonald’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch
Where: SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Bellator Welterweight Championship
MacDonald’s previous fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald
Fitch’s previous fight: Jon Fitch vs Paul Daley
MacDonald’s next fight: Rory MacDonald vs Neiman Gracie
MacDonald vs Fitch full fight video:
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