Bellator 201 results

Bellator 201 Results – Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Alejandra Lara 


Bellator 201 Results - Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Alejandra Lara 

Bellator MMA held Bellator 201 this evening from the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California. In the night’s main event Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane put her title on the line for the first time against Colombia’s Alejandra Lara. MacFarlane defeated Emily Ducote at Bellator 186 at Penn State in November 2017 to capture the belt. Tonight MacFarlane attempted submission after submission, finally getting Lara to tap in third frame to retain the strap.

The night’s preliminary card streamed live at 7:30 p.m. ET on the promotion’s website. The main card follows on the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET.

Bellator 201 Results

Bellator 201 Main Card Results:
Flyweight World Title Bout: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defeated Alejandra Lara via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 3:55
Catchweight (160 lbs.) Main Card Bout: Saad Awad defeated Ryan Couture via TKO – Round 1, 4:29
Flyweight Main Card Bout: Valerie Letourneau defeated Kristina Williams via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Featherweight Main Card Bout: Juan Archuleta defeated Robbie Peralta via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 0:14

Bellator 201 Preliminary Weigh-In Results:

Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Joshua Jones vs. Jacob Rosales
Light heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Jordan Young vs. Jamal Pogues
Strawweight Preliminary Bout: Keri Melendez vs. Tiani Valle
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Kristi Lopez vs. Paola Ramirez
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Ricky Furar vs. Victor Rosas
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Jay Jay Wilson defeated David Conte via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:59
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Ed Ruth defeated Andy Murad via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:59
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Joey Davis defeated Craig Plaskett via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Tyrell Fortune defeated Giovanni Sarran via TKO – Round 2, 4:35