One of the sport’s best fighters returns Saturday to defend her Bellator title yet again.
Women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (9-0 MMA, 8-0 BMMA) puts her unbeaten record on the line and her belt up for grabs against challenger Veta Arteaga (5-2 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) in the Bellator 220 co-main event.
The 28-year-old Hawaiian, who trains primarily in San Diego, has won four straight fights by submission, including when she won Bellator’s inaugural women’s 125-pound belt in November 2017 against Emily Ducote. In 2018, she defended it twice with third-round submissions of Alejandra Lara and UFC veteran Velerie Letourneau.
With eight Bellator wins on her resume, including six by submission, Macfarlane has no shortage of highlights on her reel. Check them out in the video above ahead of her next title defense.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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