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Rory MacDonald Chokes Paul Daley in Second Stanza at Bellator 179

Rory MacDonald made his Bellator debut a successful one against Paul Daley tonight (May 19). MacDonald took on Daley inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. "Red King" was in search of his first win since Oct. 2014. "Semtex" looked to get his second straight victory. The winner of...

Linton Vassell Stuns Liam McGeary With Third-Round Submission at Bellator 179

Linton Vassell scored a big victory over former Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary tonight (May 19). McGeary and Vassell went one-on-one inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England in the co-main event of Bellator 179. A front kick was thrown by McGeary early. The two wasted little time being...

Cheick Kongo Defeats Augusto Sakai in Uneventful Affair at Bellator 179

Cheick Kongo was able to get past Augusto Sakai to earn his fifth straight win tonight (May 19). Heavyweights Kongo and Sakai shared the Bellator cage inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England for Bellator 179. The action was slow at the start with both men being tentative. The crowd...

Derek Anderson on Canceled Michael Page Bout: ‘I Was Going to Smoke Him’

Derek Anderson got his show money for Bellator 179, but he's still a bit bummed he didn't compete on the card. Anderson was set to meet Michael Page in what would've easily been the highest profile bout of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. An injury forced Page off...

Alex Lohore Stops Dan Edwards via TKO in London at Bellator 179

Alex Lohore earned a stoppage victory against Dan Edwards tonight (May 19). The second bout on the main card of Bellator 179 featured a welterweight clash between Lohore and Edwards. Both fighters shared the cage inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. Lohore wasted little time closing the distance and...

Kevin Ferguson Jr. Finishes D.J. Griffin in Opening Frame of Bellator 179

Kevin Ferguson Jr. was able to stop D.J. Griffin in quick fashion tonight (May 19). The main card of Bellator 179 got started with a catchweight bout at 165 pounds. Ferguson battled Griffin inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. The bell sounded and the two men met at the...

Paul Daley Sparks Altercation with Michael Page Following Bellator 179 Main Event

Paul Daley continues to live up to his reputation as a loose cannon. Despite suffering a submission (rear-naked choke) loss in the second round of his main event fight against Rory MacDonald Friday at Bellator 179, Daley was immediately on the attack. And after attacking the man who may...

Bellator 179 Spoilers: Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley Official Results

Bellator 179 took place earlier today (May 19) inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. In the main event, Rory MacDonald took on Paul Daley. The winner of the bout would have earned a shot at the Bellator welterweight title. The co-main event saw former Bellator light heavyweight champion...

Bellator 179 Weigh-In Results: Main Event Made Official

The weigh-in results for Bellator 179 are in. Tomorrow night (May 19), Bellator 179 will take place inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. In the main event, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender Rory MacDonald and Paul Daley go to war. The winner will get a shot...

Watch: Bellator 179’s Rory MacDonald and Paul Daley Face Off

Bellator 179 takes place Friday, May 19 at the SSE Arena in London, England. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald (18–4), making his Bellator debut, meets vicious striker Paul Daley (39–14–2), fresh off his highlight reel flying knee finish of Brennan Ward. https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA/status/864855174141140992 Bellator could very well...

Paul Daley is ‘Pretty Sure’ Rory MacDonald Quit Against Robbie Lawler

Let the war of words between Paul Daley and Rory MacDonald commence. In one of the most pivotal welterweights bouts in mixed martial arts (MMA), Daley and MacDonald will compete for a Bellator 170-pound title shot. The two will meet inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England on May 19...

Scott Coker Says The Winner of Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley Gets Next Crack at Welterweight Title

Scott Coker has confirmed what most analysts and fans had anticipated. The winner of Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley at Bellator 179 will receive a welterweight title opportunity. Coker confirmed the news during a media conference call (via MMAFighting.com). Champion Douglas Lima is set to defend his title against Lorenz...
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Bellator 179 Lineup: ‘Baby Slice’ Kevin Ferguson Added to Card

Kevin Ferguson Jr. is a late addition to the May 19 Bellator 179 lineup. The fighter, nicknamed "Baby Slice," will meet D.J. Griffin in a catchweight bout. The event airs via tape delay on Spike as it takes place from The O2 in London. Ferguson (0-1) is the son of the...
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Bellator 179: Cheick Kongo to Fight Augusto Sakai This in London

Cheick Kongo has been added to the upcoming Bellator 179 card, as he'll meet Augusto Sakai. The bout was first reported by MMA Fighting. Kongo (26-10-2) has scored four consecutive wins, including victories over Alexander Volkov and Oli Thompson, over the past year-plus. Sakai (9-0-1) is unbeaten in his career, but...

Liam McGeary vs. Linton Vassell Made Official For Bellator 179

Liam McGeary already has his next bout set and it's against Linton Vassell. Tonight (Feb. 24), McGeary took on late replacement Brett McDermott inside the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion got knocked down early, but that was McDermott's only shining moment. McGeary battered and...