Honolulu’s Macfarlane to fight for inaugural Bellator Flyweight Championship

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane // Bellator/SpikeTV

Punahou graduate Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will fight for the inaugural Bellator women’s flyweight championship.

The mixed martial arts organization announced Tuesday that Macfarlane, who is 6-0 in her career, will face Emily Ducote (6-2) on November 3rd in State College, Pennsylvania as part of the Bellator 186 card.

The championship bout will be a rematch of a unanimous decision victory by Macfarlane in December of 2016.

On July 31st Macfarlane made history by winning the Eddie Bravo Invitational, claiming the first ever Flyweight Combat Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

Macfarlane has three submission wins in her five fights with Bellator, including a first-round arm-bar victory over Jessica Middleton in April.

The fight will be shown tape delayed in Hawaii on the Spike channel.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s