MacFarlene-Lara To Main Event Bellator 201
Bellator MMA has just announced two of the top fights for their return to the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California, as two female flyweight face-off’s have been added for Bellator 201.
Added to the card, joining women’s flyweight title battle between Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and challenger Alejandra Lara, wil be the Bellator return of Valerie Létourneau will looks to remain undefeated inside the Bellator cage, as she meets Bruna Ellen.
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane who has gone undefeated as a pro, became the inaugural Bellator women’s flyweight champion this past November by defeating Emily Ducote, she makes her initial title defense against LAra, who has gone 7-1 as a pro. Lara last was in the Bellator cage at Bellator 190, where she would defeat Lena Ovchynnikova with a rear-naked choke.
Létourneau, a former UFC strawweight title challenger, who’s run was highlighted with a title fight against former champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk, moved up to flyweight since joining Bellator and took a victory over Kate Jackson in her promotional debut.
Bellator 201 will feature Bruna Ellen’s third time in the Bellator cage, where she has faced Veta Arteaga and Jessica Middleton prior to facing the Canadian standout, Létourneau.
Updated Bellator 201: Macfarlane vs. Lara Fight Card:
Women’s Flyweight Title Main Event: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7-0) vs. Alejandra Lara (7-1)
Women’s Flyweight Feature Bout: Valerie Létourneau (9-6) vs. Bruna Ellen (4-1)