Canada's Rory MacDonald wins Bellator debut with submission of Paul Daley

By The Canadian Press
May 19, 2017 - 8:15pm

LONDON — Canada's Rory MacDonald submitted Britain's Paul Daley in the second round of their fight on Friday at Bellator 179.

MacDonald, a native of Kelowna, B.C., who fights out of Montreal, improved his professional MMA record to 19-40 in his Bellator debut.

The 27-year-old MacDonald signed with Bellator last August after his UFC contract expired. His last fight in the UFC was a June 2016 loss to current No. 2 contender Stephen (Wonderboy) Thompson.

MacDonald sunk in a rear-naked choke on Daley near the midway point of the second round, with the Brit tapping out at the 1:45 mark.

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