Bellator 179 is shaping up to be a great fight card. Following Bellator’s announcement that Canada’s Rory MacDonald will debut against Paul Daley in the main event of Bellator 179, another fight has been recently added to the London card.
Moments after Liam McGeary defeated Brett McDermott at Bellator 173 on Friday night via Spike TV, Bellator booked a fight between him and light heavyweight contender Linton Vassell for Bellator 179.
McGeary, 34, is one Bellator’s biggest names who currently has 9 victories inside the Bellator cage. He has only one lose to formerlight heavyweight Phil Davis at Bellator 163.
While his opponent holds wins over Francis Carmont, Emanuel Newton, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Virgil Zwicker, and among many others.
Also announced for the card is a bout between Derek Anderson and British phenom, Michael Page. Bellator 179: Daley vs. MacDonald takes place on May 19, 2017 at the SSE Arena in London, England. The event will air on Spike TV.