Bellator 254 Results: New Champion Crowned In Juliana Velasquez
Juliana Velasquez ended the reign of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, becoming the new Bellator female flyweight champion at Bellator 254.
Velasquez swept the three scorecards live on CBS Sports Network. The event was the final one in 2020 for the promotion.
Magomed Magomedov, Linton Vassell and Romero Cotton also picked up wins on the main card.
Bellator 254 Results
Juliana Velasquez (11-0) defeated Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1) via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)
Magomed Magomedov (17-1) defeated Matheus Mattos (12-2-1) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Linton Vassell (20-8) defeated Ronny Markes (19-8) via TKO (strikes) at 3:37 of round two
Romero Cotton (5-0) defeated Justin Sumter (7-4) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:36 of round one
Billy Goff (3-2) defeated Robson Gracie Jr. (3-1) via TKO (strikes) at 1:46 of round two
Cody Law (2-0) defeated Kenny Champion (2-1) via TKO (strikes) at 4:44 of round three
Grant Neal (5-0) defeated Maurice Jackson (7-3) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:59 of round two
Shamil Nikaev (10-0) defeated Kemran Lachinov (10-3) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)