Bellator 213 Highlights: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane & Neiman Gracie Score Submission Wins, Lyoto Machida Takes Bellator Debut
Bellator 213 went down in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday night and the island state's own Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, did not disappoint her fans in attendance.
Bellator 213 went down in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday night and the island state’s own Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, did not disappoint her fans in attendance.
As you’ll see by watching the highlights below, Macfarlane tapped out veteran Valerie Letourneau in round three to defend her flyweight crown.
Bellator 213 also featured Lyoto Machida winning his promotional debut, as the former UFC champ earned a split decision win over former Bellator 185 champ, Rafael Carlvalho.
The welterweight grand prix kicked off as well, and Neiman Gracie advanced to the semis by submitting fellow prospect, Ed Ruth.
Here are the complete results for Bellator 213.
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Valerie Letourneau via submission (triangle choke) – R3, 3:19
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Lyoto Machida def. Rafael Carvalho via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Welterweight Grand Prix Opening Round
Neiman Gracie def. Ed Ruth via submission (rear-naked choke) – R4, 2:17
Liam McGeary def. Muhammed Lawal via knockout (punches) – R3, 0:53
Nainoa Dung def. Kona Oliveira via TKO (punches) – R 3, 2:05
Dustin Barca def. Isaac Hopps via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Maki Pitolo def. Chris Cisneros via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 2:40
Kai Kamaka III def. Shojin Miki via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Results via MMA Junkie