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Bellator 222 video: Reaction to Rory MacDonald's win, Chael Sonnen's retirement, more

Posted On: Jun 15, 2019   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Bellator 222 video: Reaction to Rory MacDonald's win, Chael Sonnen's retirement, more

NEW YORK -Bellator 222 is in the books, and there was no shortage of intriguing storylines coming out of Friday night's even at Madison Square Garden.
Just when you thought you could count out Rory MacDonald , the welterweight champion was impressive in retaining his title with a unanimous decision over Neiman Gracie , setting up a rematch with Douglas Lima in the grand prix final for $1 million.
Lyoto Machida scored a TKO win over Chael Sonnen to perhaps set himself up for a title shot. But perhaps more importantly, the result spelled the end for Sonnen, who announced his retirement after the fight.
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In addition, Kyoji Horiguchi staked his claim as potentially the best bantamweight in the world. The Rizin FF champion secured another title with a...

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