John Fitch (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)John Fitch vs Rory McDonald The MMA Corner Staff January 27, 2019 News John Fitch John Fitch is leading a series of 5 wins over Yushin Okami (35-12), Jake Shields (33-11-1), Joao Zeferino (23-9), Brian Foster (28-10) and Paul Daly. In the last 7 fights, Fitch lost only to Ruzimaru Palyares (19-10-1) in 2014, and after this fight, he failed a doping test, presumably, he was caught on synthetic testosterone, for which he was disqualified for 9 months. In Fitch’s record, victories over Tiago Alves (22-13), Diego Sanchez (28-11) and Josh Burkman (28-17) are also worth noting. 20 out of 31 fights won by Fitch reached the decision of the judges. 6 of 11 early victories won by the surrender of an opponent. To date, John Fitch is 40 years old, his height is 183 cm, the experience of performing in prof. MMA is 13 years. If John Fitch doesn’t succeed in vanquishing his opponent, you might as well check OCG list in search of additional earnings and existing pastime. Rory McDonald Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald (20-5) this spring will defend his belt in a fight with John Fitch (31-7-1) in the Grand Prix. Rory MacDonald lost in the last 9 fights to Robbie Lawler (28-12) in two meetings (and both times was close to victory), Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) and in the final fight – Gegard Musashi (45-6-2 ) in super battles on average weight. In this series, MacDonald defeated Demyan Maya (25-9), Tarek Saffedin (16-7) and the current UFC champion Tyrone Woodley (19-3-1), and none of them managed to bring him problems. After losing to Thompson, MacDonald moved to Bellator, where in the challenging duel he strangled Paul Daily (40-16-2), then with great difficulty, he defeated the champion Douglas Lim (30-7). 14 out of 20 fights won by McDonald ended ahead of schedule, knockouts and submissions split equally. To date, Rory Macdonald is 29 years old, his height is 182 cm, the experience of performances in prof. MMA is 13 years old. Conclusion Hundreds of fans are waiting for this fight and the result might turn out quite unpredictable for both of the fighters. Maybe this fight makes less noise than McGregor vs Nurmagomedov, however, the fighters here still have their own fans and the public is starving for some action. Both of the fighters are expected to put up quite a show. This fight will take place on April 27 in a tournament in the USA, so let us wait and enjoy the fight once it happens.