Belcher impressive after 16-month lay off, defeats MacDonald

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Alan Belcher was successful in his return to the Octagon and finished Jason MacDonald in the first round of their main card fight at UFC Fight Night: Shields vs. Ellengerger.

Belcher swarmed his opponent and forced MacDonald to make a verbal submission due to strikes at 3:48 of the opening frame.

Belcher and MacDonald came out aggressive and ended up in a clinch against the fence early. MacDonald pulled guard, but while there, Belcher worked to get in some hard shots and scored some points. Belcher worked around to side control and other positions, but always stayed on top, while pounding away.

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Alan “The Talent” Belcher Vs. Jason “The Athlete” Macdonald
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Alan Belcher Alan Belcher
Height 6′ 2″ (187.96 cm)
Weight 208 (94.35 kg)
Record 16-6-0


Name Jason Macdonald Jason Macdonald
Height 6′ 3″ (190.5 cm)
Weight 200 (90.72 kg)
Record 23-14-0
Alan Belcher def. Jason MacDonald via verbal submission (punches) – Round 1, 3:48