Official Bellator 179: Daley vs. MacDonald weigh in results
Thursday, May 18, 2017 – SSE Arena in London, England.
Bellator returns to the UK this week with a stacked card with a mixture of up-and-coming and well-established stars. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald will make his Bellator debut against veteran Brit Paul Daley. In the co-main, former light-heavyweight champ Liam McGeary will have his work cut out – taking on Linton Vassell.
Also on the main card, Cheick Kongo will take on undefeated Augusto Sakai and Kevin Ferguson Jr. aka Baby Slice will attempt to get his first pro win, facing 0-0 fighter D.J Griffin. It promises to be an excellent night of fights here in London – make sure to check out our Twitter @WeAreMMAUK for cage-side coverage and live play by play action.
Welterweight Main Event: Rory MacDonald (170.1) vs. Paul Daley (170.8)
Light Heavyweight Co-Main Event: Linton Vassell (205) vs. Liam McGeary (205.5)
Heavyweight Feature Bout: Augusto Sakai (263.75) vs. Cheick Kongo (244)
Catchweight Feature Bout: D.J. Griffin (164) vs. Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. (165)
Welterweight Feature Bout: Dan Vinni (169.4) vs. Alex Lohore (170)
Bellator.com streamed preliminary card
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Jay Dods (154.75) vs. Alfie Davis (155)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Dan Konecke (227.5) vs. Stav Economou (260.75)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Jamie Powell (125.2) vs. Amir Albazi (125.5)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Umer Kayani (168.75) vs. Nathan Jones (169)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Fabian Edwards (184.5) vs. Rafal Cejrowski (185)
Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Jeremy Petley (148.75) vs. Chase Morton (149.75)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Marcin Prostko (185.25) vs. Mike Shipman (185.75)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Salih Kulucan (135.5) vs. Diego Barbosa (136)