Bellator 220 takes place tonight, April 27, at the SAP Center in San Jose, California and will be broadcast live on DAZN.
In the main event, the last bout of the opening round of the welterweight grand prix as champion Rory MacDonald defends against former WSOF title holder and UFC title challenger, Jon Fitch. Fitch is the first fighter in MMA history to have competed for all three belts. The contest would go all five rounds and eventually be contested as a majority draw. The champion will advance.
In the co-main spot, women’s flyweight champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defended against Veta Arteaga. Arteaga would sustain a brutal cut that would result in the defending champion retaining her title.
Complete Bellator 220 results below:
MAIN CARD (DAZN, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch ruled a majority draw (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) – for welterweight title; welterweight grand prix opening round
Champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defeated Veta Arteaga via TKO (cut) – Round 3, 1:50 – for women’s flyweight title
Benson Henderson defeated Adam Piccolotti via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Phil Davis defeated Liam McGeary via submission (strikes) – Round 3, 4:11
Gaston Bolanos defeated Nathan Stolen via KO – Round 1, 2:21
PRELIMINARY CARD 7:30 p.m. ET)
Aviv Gozali defeated Travis Crain via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:15
Brandon Faumui defeated Chris Avila via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) – 160-pound catchweight bout
Matt Perez defeated Justin Tenedora via KO – Round 1, 4:52
Cass Bell defeated Peter Ishiguro via KO – Round 2, 2:59 – 140-pound catchweight bout
Hyder Amil defeated Paradise Vaovasa via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:34
Josh San Diego defeated Brandon Laroco via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) – 140-pound catchweight bout
Jordan Williams defeated Diego Herzog via TKO – Round 3, 1:21
Abraham Vaesau defeated Justin Roswell via TKO – Round 1, 1:59
Ignacio Ortiz vs. Roger Severson
Chuck Campbell defeated Bruno Casillas via KO (knee) – Round 1, 1:45
Chris Inocencio vs. Boris Novachkov
Jamario Mulder vs. Tom Ponce de Leon
Jon Adams vs. Erik Gunha