Pros react to Rory MacDonald’s submission victory over Paul Daley
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald (19-4 MMA) made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against Paul “Semtex” Daley last night in London, England.
“The Red King” put on a dominant performance against the hard-hitting Daley, which culminated in a second-round submission victory (rear-naked choke) for the Canadian standout.
Check out how the pros reacted to Rory MacDonald’s impressive Bellator debut below:
Congratulations @rory_macdonald couldn't get it here but from what I've read u looked amazing
— Joe Duffy (@Duffy_MMA) May 19, 2017
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) May 19, 2017
— kajan johnson (@IamRagin) May 20, 2017
— Kristopher Letang (@Letang_58) May 20, 2017
Tonight @rory_macdonald reestablished himself as one of the best fighters on earth. Congrats on a masterful performance. And he's only 27!
— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) May 20, 2017
— Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) May 20, 2017
With his submission victory over Paul Daley, Rory MacDonald will now face the winner of next month’s Bellator welterweight title fight between current title holder Douglas Lima and surging contender Lorenz Larkin.
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