Alejandra Lara, Juliana Velasquez Added to Bellator MMA ‘Salute the Troops’ Card

By Lucas Grandsire Oct 16, 2018

Bellator MMA “Salute the Troops” in Hawaii continues to take shape as the California-based promotion has added Alejandra Lara vs. Juliana Velasquez to its Dec. 14 card.

The promotion booked back-to-back events with a fight card taking place on Dec. 15 and the Salute the Troops event on Dec. 14.

Lara is coming off of a third-round submission loss to current flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane. The Colombian will look to get back in the win column and potentially fight for the title again. Velasquez is currently a perfect 7-0,with her last fight being a TKO win over Rebecca Ruth at Bellator 197.

Bellator MMA “Salute the Troops” currently has two other confirmed fights, with former heavyweight tournament participant Frank Mir taking on Javy Ayala and Michael Chandler taking on current lightweight champion Brent Primus in a rematch.

Bellator 212 takes place on Dec. 14 and will be shown on both Paramount Network and streaming service DAZN.


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