Ilima-Lei Macfarlane remained atop the Bellator flyweight division, as the proud Hawaiian scored a submission victory over Alejandra Lara in the main event of Bellator 201 Friday night.
Macfarlane, who won the inaugural title late last year, kept her perfect record intact live on Paramount Network.
Saad Awad found his opening in the co-main event vs. Ryan Couture, securing a first round TKO victory.
Also on the main card, Valerie Letourneau made her case as the next challenger to Macfarlane, as the ex-UFC title contender topped Kristina Williams via decision.
Juan Archuleta kicked things off from Temecula, California and the Pechanga Resort and Casino with a third round finish of Robbie Peralta.
Results can be found below:
- Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Alejandra Lara via submission (armbar) at 3:55 of Round 3
- Saad Awad def. Ryan Couture via TKO (strikes) at 4:29 of Round 1
- Valerie Letourneau def. Kristina Williams via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Juan Archuleta def. Robbie Peralta via KO (strike) at :14 of Round 3
- Ed Ruth def. Andy Murad via TKO (strikes) at 4:59 of Round 2
- Joey Davis def. Craig Plaskett via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
- Tyrell Fortune def. Giovanni Sarran via TKO (strikes) at 4:35 of Round 2