Bellator MMA’s women flyweight title will be on the line Friday when champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane faces Colombia’s Alejandra Lara in the Bellator 201 main event in Temecula, California.
Macfarlane won the inaugural flyweight title in Bellator 186 on 2017, after defeating Emily Ducote via armbar in the fifth round. The Hawaiian champion tipped the scales today at 125 pounds and will look forward to her title defense. Across the cage will be Lara (124.6), who will compete for Bellator gold for the first time after having impressive performances on all her 8 professional bouts.
Bellator 201: “Macfarlane vs. Lara” will take place Friday at the Pechanga Resort and Casino and will air live on Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET.
Bellator 201 Weigh-in Results:Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (125) vs. Alejandra Lara (124.6)
Saad Awad (159.8) vs. Ryan Couture (159.9)
Valerie Letourneau (126) vs. Kristina Williams (125.4)
Juan Archuleta (146) vs. Robbie Peralta (145.3)
Joshua Jones (155.5) vs. Jacob Rosales (155.7)
David Conte (145.6) vs. Jay-Jay Wilson (146)
Ricky Furar (134.5) vs. Victor Rosas (135.3)
Kristi Lopez (125.5) vs. Paola Ramirez (*134.7)
Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (116) vs. Tiani Valle (114.5)
Jamal Pogues (203.7) vs. Jordan Young (204.8)
Andy Murad (170.8) vs. Ed Ruth (170.7)
Joey Davis (170.6) vs. Craig Plaskett (168.2)
Tyrell Fortune (244.8) vs. Giovanni Sarran (251.8)
* The Lopez-Ramirez fight will not go on as planned after Ramirez missed weight by nearly nine pounds.