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Jon Fitch Explains Why He Is The Backup Fighter At Bellator 222

In the main event of Bellator 222, the welterweight title is on the line as Rory MacDonald looks to defend it against Neiman Gracie. There, the winner will also advance to the finals of the Welterweight Grand Prix. But, given MacDonald's comments after his controversial draw to Jon Fitch...

Jon Fitch on Bellator 220 Draw: ‘We Need Some New People Judging Fights’

Jon Fitch believes athletic commissions could use fresh faces at the judging table. Fitch challenged Rory MacDonald for the Bellator welterweight title on April 27. The bout served as the final opening round match in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. After five rounds of action, the bout was ruled...

Firas Zahabi Doubles Down On Jon Fitch Comments

If you thought Firas Zahabi had a change of heart when it comes to Jon Fitch, think again. Fitch challenged Rory MacDonald for the Bellator welterweight title this past Saturday night (April 27). Fitch lost the bout via majority draw. The title fight also served as an opening round match...

Jon Fitch: There’s A ‘Good Chance’ Bellator 220 Was My Last Fight

Jon Fitch may have had his final professional mixed martial arts bout. Fitch competed for the Bellator welterweight title last night (April 27) against Rory MacDonald. The bout also served as the final opening round match in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. After five rounds of action, the bout...

Highlights: Rory MacDonald and Jon Fitch Fight To Draw At Bellator 220

Main eventing Bellator 220 last night (Sat. April 27, 2019), Rory MacDonald defended his welterweight crown against Jon Fitch. Both men engaged in a hard-fought five-round championship bout. Fitch's wrestling ability certainly played a big factor, but MacDonald had his moments on the ground as well, going for a...

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...

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,...

Jon Fitch Responds to Firas Zahabi Calling Him a Cheater Ahead of Rory MacDonald Fight

Jon Fitch won’t deny that he was a cheater. In the days leading up to his fight against Rory MacDonald in Bellator, Fitch heard some strong words from his opponent’s head coach where he was accused of continuous performance enhancing drug use that led to his recent resurgence with five consecutive wins. “There’s no...

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...

Scott Coker Unsure What Will Happen If Rory MacDonald Or Jon Fitch Are Unable To Make Bellator 222

At Bellator 220, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald will put his title on the line against Jon Fitch. The bout is part of Bellator's Welterweight Grand Prix Tournament. As for the winner of MacDonald vs. Fitch, they'll advance to face Neiman Gracie in the semi-finals on June 14 at Bellator...

Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch Grand Prix Title Bout Date Set

A date and place has been provided for the first official title fight of Bellator’s welterweight grand prix when Rory MacDonald takes on Jon Fitch on April 27 from the SAP Center in San Jose, California, as reported by MMA Junkie Wednesday. There is no word yet on if...

Jon Fitch Preparing For Best Rory MacDonald Despite Mousasi Loss

Jon Fitch isn't about to let Rory MacDonald's lopsided loss to Gegard Mousasi impact his preparation. MacDonald is set to defend his Bellator welterweight title against Fitch at a date to be determined. It'll be part of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. MacDonald was crushed in his bid to become...

Jon Fitch: I Think I’ve Got Paul Daley Outclassed as a Fighter

Jon Fitch believes he's a better overall fighter than Paul Daley. This Saturday night (May 12), welterweights Fitch and Daley will collide. The bout will serve as the Bellator 199 co-main event. This will be Fitch's Bellator debut, while Daley is going into his ninth fight under the promotion. There was...

Jon Fitch vs. Paul Daley Set For Bellator 199 on May 12

Jon Fitch already has his first Bellator fight set. Earlier this week, it was reported that Fitch had signed a contract with Bellator. Today, the promotion made the signing official. Taking things a step further, Fitch's first bout under the banner was announced during the Bellator 195 broadcast. He will...

Jon Fitch Signs With Bellator, Announcement Expected Soon

Jon Fitch is a member of the Bellator roster. Sources told MMAFighting.com that the Professional Fighters League (PFL) welterweight champion has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with Bellator. The promotion will likely make an announcement soon. Fitch recently turned 40. In his last outing, Fitch successfully defended his PFL welterweight gold...