The newest veteran acquisition to Bellator MMA, UFC vet and former WSOF Champion Jon Fitch will make his promotional debut against Knockout artist Paul “Semtex” Daley.
The Welterweight contest will be part of Bellator 199, May 12th in San Jose, California, headlined by a Heavyweight Grand Prix bout between Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader & Rizin Grand Prix winner “King Mo”.
Fitch (30-7-1, 1nc) has won 4 straight. Back in June at PFL: Daytona, the 40 year old, with a rear naked choke of Brian Foster scored his 6th career submission victory. Fitch a legendary grinder has show much growth in his striking since trading with One Kick Nicks gym in Las Vegas.
Daley (40-15-2) is 7-2 in is his last 9, but 2-2 in his last 4. The 35 year ole from Nottingham, England, has 30 knockout wins, including his last win in September over Lorenz Larkin. Daley has power I both hands, his signature punch is his left hook, and he packs a lethal flying knee.