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Highlights: Aviv Gozali Chokes Travis Crain Unconscious To Kickoff Bellator 220

Kicking off tonight's (Sat. April 27, 2019) Bellator 220 event from San Jose, California inside the SAP Center was a tremendous submission finish. Lightweights Aviv Gozali and Travis Crain met inside the cage for the opening fight of the night. Gozali was able to lock in an early rear-naked choke,...

Bellator 220 Results: MacDonald vs. Fitch Ends In Draw

 UPDATE: The Bellator 220 results are in. Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch ended in a majority draw. Since Fitch failed to capture MacDonald's welterweight title, "Red King" will move on to the semifinals of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. The time has arrived for Bellator 220. The card will take...

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane promises no emotional hangover from last fight will affect her at Bellator 220

Bellator flyweight champion Ilima-Lei MacFarlane knew she was going to face a rush of emotions in her last title defense that took place in her native Hawaii. Even before she walked out to the cage, MacFarlane already had tears streaming down her face from the joy she felt to finally compete in front of...

Bellator 220 Predictions: MacDonald vs. Fitch

Bellator 220 goes down this Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. It's the latest tentpole event for Bellator MMA, and there are five quality main card bouts lined up for the fans to enjoy. Below are MMANews.com staff writer Adam Martin's picks for the five...

Bellator 220 Ceremonial Weigh-ins Live Stream Today (April 26)

Before Bellator 220 gets underway tomorrow night (April 27), peep the live ceremonial weigh-ins today at 4 p.m. ET. Earlier today, fighters on the Bellator 220 card weighed in. Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald tipped the scales at 169.8 pounds. His opponent, Jon Fitch clocked in at 169.5 pounds. They...

Bellator 220 Weigh-in Results: Both Title Bouts Official

UPDATE: The Bellator 220 weigh-in results have seen both champions and challengers hit their target weights. The weigh-ins are ongoing. UPDATE #2: Benson Henderson has made weight at 156 pounds. All main card fighters have made weight, but there has been one scale fail on the preliminary side. Bellator 220 takes...

Rory MacDonald Reacts To Coach Calling Jon Fitch A Cheater

Rory MacDonald has responded to his coach crediting Jon Fitch's resurgence to performance enhancing drugs. Tomorrow night (April 27), MacDonald will defend his Bellator welterweight title against Fitch. The title bout will also be the final opening round match in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. It'll headline Bellator 220,...

Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch Preview

Bellator MMA returns to network television this weekend with the Bellator 220 event. Bellator 220 is set to take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. The preliminary card will air online at 7:30 pm EST while the main card will air on...

UFC & Bellator Going Head-To-Head Only Hurts The Fans

This weekend, the UFC and Bellator will each hold events on Saturday, meaning the promotions will be going head-to-head for the first time in 2019. The UFC and Bellator have gone head-to-head before, including a couple instances in 2018, but in general it's pretty rare for this to happen....

Firas Zahabi Says Jon Fitch’s Resurgence Due To Steroids

Renowned coach Firas Zahabi is accusing Jon Fitch of being a cheater. Fitch is set to challenge Rory MacDonald for the Bellator welterweight title on April 27. The bout will serve as an opening round match-up in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. Zahabi is MacDonald's coach at Tristar and...

Benson Henderson Talks Bellator 220 & Says Wife Will Be “Household Name” In MMA Soon

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson faces rising AKA prospect Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on April 27. The MMA Lab standout has turned things around in the Bellator cage after a 1-3 start, coming off back-to-back wins over Roger Huerta and most recently Saad Awad at Bellator 208...

Bellator 220 Gets Henderson vs. Piccolotti & Davis vs. McGeary 2

Bellator 220 has two big fights lined up. ESPN's Ariel Helwani has reported that Benson Henderson will return to action to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on April 27. The report also notes that former Bellator light heavyweight champions Phil Davis and Liam McGeary will be fighting on the...