From the SSE Arena in London, England
Rory MacDonald made an incredible statement to the Bellator welterweight division, in his Bellator debut by making short work of the extremely powerful Paul Daley. Winning by Submission via rear naked choke of the second round. The former UFC title challenger was elated after waiting two full years for a victory, he is now eager to prove that he is the Champion of Bellator.
After the fight
MacDonald took to the mic, and stated “I will take that belt from you, and I will take your health.” -in reference to the upcoming bout between Douglas Lima & Lorenz Larkin who will fight for the Bellator welterweight strap at Bellator 180 June 24th, from MSG in New York City.