Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch headlines Bellator 220
Bellator 220: Rory MacDonald (pictured right) defends welterweight title against Jon Fitch | Pic: Instagram / romac_gorilla

MMA event Bellator 220 is held at the SAP Center at San Jose on April 28 (AEDT). Two championship bouts headline the fight show on DAZN comprising 18 bouts in total.

In the main event Rory MacDonald (20-5) defends his Bellator welterweight title against Jon Fitch (31-7-1, 1 NC). The pair squares off in the final opening round bout of the Welterweight World Grand Prix. In the co-main event undefeated Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (9-0) defends her Bellator flyweight belt against Veta Arteaga (5-2).

On Wednesday the promotion announced a complete fight card of the upcoming show. Among everyone the lineup includes three former champions who “will also appear on the main card, as Benson Henderson (26-8) takes on the Bay Area’s own Adam Piccolotti (11-2) at lightweight, while Phil Davis (19-5, 1 NC) will run it back with Liam McGeary (13-3) in light heavyweight action. Additionally, featherweight Gaston Bolanos (4-1) looks to add to his impressive highlight reel when he kicks off the main card versus Nathan Stolen (8-4),” reads the announcement.

The five-fight main card follows the preliminary card comprising thirteen matchups. A complete lineup can be found below.

Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch

Main Card
Welterweight Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch
Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Veta Arteaga
Lightweight Benson Henderson vs. Adam Piccolotti
Light Heavyweight Phil Davis vs. Liam McGeary
Featherweight Gaston Bolanos vs. Nathan Stolen

Preliminary Card
Lightweight Aviv Gozali vs. Travis Crain
160-lbs Catchweight Chris Avila vs. Brandon Faumui
Flyweight Justin Tenedora vs. Matt Perez
140-lbs Catchweight Cass Bell vs. Peter Ishiguro
Featherweight Hyder Amil vs. Paradise Vaovasa
140-lbs Catchweight Josh San Diego vs. Brandon Laroco
Middleweight Diego Herzog vs. Jordan Williams
Welterweight Justin Roswell vs. Abraham Vaesau
Featherweight Ignacio Ortiz vs. Roger Severson
Light Heavyweight Chuck Campbell vs. Bruno Casillas
Featherweight Boris Novachkov vs. Chris Inocencio
Welterweight Thomas Ponce de Leon vs. Jamario Mulder
Flyweight Erik Gunha vs. Jon Adams