Bellator MMA is back with another great card in Bellator 220 that is topped off by two title fights. One of which takes place in one of their Grand Prix’s.
In the featured attraction, the welterweight title Grand Prix continues onward as we get to find out who advances to face Neiman Gracie in the semifinals.
In that bout, the champion, Rory MacDonald returns after his attempt to capture the middleweight crown against Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 206 in September. Standing across from him in the quarterfinal title match-up will be the seasoned veteran, former World Series of Fighting champion, Jon Fitch.
In the co-main event, Hawaiian superstar, the undefeated Bellator flyweight queen Ilima-Lei MacFarlane looks to add a third title defense to her stellar record when she squares off with the always game, Veta Arteaga.
Former champions are also set to rematch as Phil Davis and Liam McGeary will get the action going early following the always exciting Gaston Bolanos.
The “Smooth” former WEC and UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson also returns against Adam Piccolotti to try and get his fourth career Bellator win.
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*Last four prelims moved to postlims
Welterweight – 170lbs: (C)Rory MacDonald and Jon Fitch go to a majority draw (46-48, 47-47, 47-47)
Lightweight – 155lbs: Benson Henderson def Adam Piccolotti via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Light heavyweight – 205lbs: Phil Davis def Liam McGeary via third-round submission (strikes) at 4:11
Flyweight: Erik Gunha and Jonathan Adams go to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
Welterweight: Tom Ponce De Leon def Jamario Mulder via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Featherweight: Chris Inocencio def Boris Novachkov via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Featherweight: Ignacio Ortiz and Roger Severson go to a unanimous draw (28-28 all)
Welterweight: Abraham Vaesau def Justin Roswell via first-round TKO (ground and pound punches) at 1:59
Middleweight – 185lbs: Jordan Williams def Diego Herzog via third-round TKO (punches) at 1:21
Catchweight – 140lbs: Josh San Diego def Brandon Laroco via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Featherweight – 145lbs: Hyder Amil def Paradise Vaovasa via first-round submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:34
Light heavyweight: Chuck Campbell def Bruno Casillas via first-round KO (knee) at 1:45
Catchweight – 140lbs: Cass Bell def Peter Ishiguro via second-round KO (knee and punches) at 2:59
Flyweight: Matthew Perez def Justin Tendora via first-round KO (ground and pound punches) at 4:52
Catchweight – 160lb: Brandon Faumui def Chris Avila via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Lightweight: Aviv Gozali def Travis Crain via first-round submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:15
This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 4/27/2019