Bellator 179: MacDonald vs. Daley is airing tonight from the SSE Arena in London, England, United Kingdom. Bellator is returning to London with a welterweight fight pitting Paul Daley against Rory MacDonald serving as the main event of Bellator 179. Stav Economou was originally scheduled to face Karl Etherington in heavyweight bout. However, the bout was cancelled and Economous will now face Dan Konecke. Michael Page was scheduled to face Derek Anderson as the co-main event. However, the fight was removed from the card after Page suffered a knee injury.