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Mayday Wins Bellator Debut

In his first fight in 17 months, Michael “Mayday” McDonald defeated Peter Ligier at Bellator 191. The fight took place in Newcastle, England on Friday night, Dec. 15 live on Spike TV. Both fighters made their Bellator debut but both are established mixed martial arts competitors. McDonald entered the fight with a 17-4 record and battled for the first time since July of 2016.

In the three round bout, McDonald dominated the fight both on the ground and standing up. In the Bantamweight main event of the evening McDonald came out the aggressor early and landed several knee and fist strikes. In the second round McDonald connected with a punch against his opponent that broke his own right hand.

McDonald won the fight via unanimous decision.