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Matches to Make After Bellator 201

Bellator MMA placed another obstacle in front of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, and she cleared it with room to spare. Macfarlane submitted Alejandra Lara with a third-round armbar, as she retained her women's flyweight championship in the…




Alejandra Lara: Preparing to Defy the Odds Again

Don't tell Alejandra Lara the odds. The unheralded 23-year-old Colombian came into her Bellator MMA debut last December as the biggest underdog on the card, an unknown quantity for most fans and an apparent stepping…


Riding the Wave

Every fighter has lofty goals when starting a career in combat sports. Some have moderate hopes, while others just know they are destined for great things. Bellator MMA women's flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane falls into…




Ed Ruth: 'Just Get Your Ass on the Mountain'

The Bellator 201 main card on June 29 features Bellator MMA women's flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and veteran fighters Saad Awad, Valerie Letourneau and Juan Archuleta. However, the prelims will showcase several fighters the promotion…