Rory MacDonald (Bellator MMA)

Bellator 220 Results: MacDonald and Fitch Fight to Draw, Macfarlane Retains

On Saturday, April 27, Bellator MMA hosted its 220th event from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.

In the night’s main event, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald put his belt on the line against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch. The bout also served as a quarterfinal bout in the promotion’s grand prix tournament.

Gold was also on the line in the co-main event as undefeated women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defended against Veta Arteaga.


The event kicked off with a preliminary-card stream live on DAZN at 7:30 p.m. ET. The main card followed at 10 p.m. ET, also on DAZN.

Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch declared a majority draw (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) – for welterweight title (grand prix quarterfinal)
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Veta Arteaga by TKO (doctor stoppage). Round 3, 1:50 – for women’s flyweight title
Phil Davis def. Liam McGeary by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 4:11
Benson Henderson def. Adam Piccolotti by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Gaston Bolanos def. Nathan Stolen by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 2:21
Abraham Vaesau def. Justin Roswell by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:59
Jordan Williams def. Diego Herzog by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 1:21
Josh San Diego def. Brandon Laroco by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Hyder Amil def. Paradise Vaovasa by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:34
Chuck Campbell def. Bruno Casillas by KO (knee). Round 1, 1:45
Cass Bell def. Peter Ishiguro vby KO (strikes). Round 2, 2:59
Matt Perez def. Justin Tenedora by KO (punches). Round 1, 4:52
Brandon Faumui def. Chris Avila by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Aviv Gozali def. Travis Crain by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:15
Ignacio Ortiz vs. Roger Severson
Boris Novachkov vs. Chris Inocencio
Thomas Ponce de Leon vs. Jamario Mulder
Erik Gunha vs. Jon Adams