Hawaii’s Macfarlane defeats Letourneau, retains Bellator flyweight title via 3rd round submission

Hawaii’s Macfarlane defeats Letourneau, retains Bellator flyweight title via 3rd round submission
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii’s own Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defended her flyweight world title for the second time with a third-round submission of Valerie Letourneau in the main event of Bellator 213 on Saturday night.

Letourneau was forced to tap due to a triangle choke and elbows from Macfarlane at 3 minutes, 19 seconds into the third round.

With the win, Macfarlane ties a Bellator record sixth submission victories while improving to 9-0 in her career.

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