Valerie Letourneau News

Nov 29, 2017 5:30 pm

Michael McDonald and Valérie Létourneau to Make Bellator Debut at Bellator 191

  The long-awaited Bellator debut for former UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald was made official on Wednesday in a press release sent out by the promotion. McDonald will fight Peter Ligier, a French fighter with an 8-1-1 record, including five finishes. McDonald hasn’t fought since  July of 2016 against John Lineker. Lineker won that bout via...

Apr 24, 2017 9:01 am

Former UFC title challenger Valérie Létourneau is officially a Bellator fighter

Bellator MMA’s run of signing high-profile free agents continues. According to the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani, the rising MMA promotion has officially picked up former UFC strawweight title challenger Valérie Létourneau . The Canadian is expected to debut with the promotion sometime in the late summer. She will compete in the organization’s women’s flyweight division. Former...

Apr 22, 2017 8:59 am

Report: Another former UFC title challenger is close to signing with Bellator

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Bellator MMA is on the verge of signing another former UFC title challenger. That title challenger is Canada’s Valérie Létourneau, who fought for the UFC strawweight title in 2015, putting forth a valiant effort against dominant champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Létourneau is currently on an unfortunate, three-fight losing streak, having...

Feb 16, 2017 10:57 pm

Valerie Letourneau no longer with UFC

Longtime UFC women’s straight fighter Valerie Letournaeu has been on a bit of skid lately, going 0-3 over the course of the past year and a half as she had a 4-fight win streak snapped by Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 193 in a failed bid at the UFC women’s strawweight title. Following that, Letourneau made...

Jul 6, 2016 9:31 am

Valerie Letourneau opens up on Reebok wardrobe malfunction

Last month, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood kicked off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’in the first ever UFC women’s flyweight fight. Unfortunately for Letourneau, in addition to losing the bout via 3rd round TKO, she also had a wardrobe malfunction that made headlines. The incident drew more criticism for Reebok, who has...

Jun 29, 2016 12:06 pm

Report: Valerie Letourneau working with Reebok to address wardrobe malfunction

Valerie Letourneau experienced some wardrobe malfunctions in her last fight with Joanne Calderwood that may or may not have been a factor in her TKO loss at UFC Fight Night 89. Letourneau said her odd reactions to being hit in the chest by Calderwood were because she was experiencing wardrobe malfunctions with her Reebok uniform....

Jun 22, 2016 7:11 pm

Valerie Letourneau on wardrobe malfunction: ‘My bra literally slipped under my breasts’

Valerie Letourneau ran into some issues during her fight with Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 89 over the weekend. Letourneau was troubled with a wardrobe malfunction after Calderwood’s repeated strikes to her chest, which are completely legal. Now, after hearing Letourneau address the situation, it seems like her Reebok uniform may have played a...

Jun 21, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Another Reebok wardrobe malfunction occurred this past weekend

This past weekend in Ottawa, Canada, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight matchup in the UFC. Calderwood won the fight decisively, rocking Letourneau numerous times with shots to the face and body. During the 3rd round, right before being finished, Letourneau nearly lost her top due to a Reebok...

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...