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Rory MacDonald to face Paul Daley at London’s Bellator 179

Bellator MMA announced in a London, England press conference that former UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald’s (18-4-0) first Bellator fight will be against Paul Daley (39-14-2) in the main event at the company’s Bellator 179 show May 19 at SSE Stadium in Wembley.

The winner will get a title shot at welterweight champion Douglas Lima (28-6-0).

In addition, Englishmen Michael Page (12-0-0) – who was initially thought to be facing Daley – and Linton Vasell (17-5-0) will also be on the card with opponents to be announced later.

More bouts are expected to be announced.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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