Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won MacDonald vs Fitch?
Rory MacDonald drew with Jon Fitch by majority draw in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 220, on Saturday 27th April 2019 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator welterweight championship.
MacDonald vs Fitch stats
Rory MacDonald stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Jon Fitch made his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested MacDonald had an advantage in power over Fitch, with a 35% knock out percentage over Fitch's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested MacDonald had an advantage over Fitch, with a 35% submission rate over Fitch's 16%.
Rory MacDonald was the younger man by 11 years, at 34 years old.
MacDonald had 2-inch reach advantage.
MacDonald was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 year and 3 months later than Fitch, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 88 to Fitch's 109.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rory MacDonald had been fighting more than Jon Fitch.
Going to this contest, Rory MacDonald had last fought 5 years, 2 months and 1 day ago, while Jon Fitch's last outing had been 5 years, 6 months and 18 days ago.
MacDonald's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Fitch's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on MacDonald vs Fitch?
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