Bellator 213 Results: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane submits Valerie Letourneau (VIDEO)

By Chris Taylor - December 15, 2018

Hawaii’s Ilima-Lei Macfarlane put her Bellator women’s flyweight title on the line against Valerie Letourneau in tonight’s Bellator 213 main event in Honolulu.

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Bellator

Macfarlane enters tonight’s main event sporting a perfect professional record of 8-0. The Hawaiian‘s most recent win came via submission over Alejandra Lara at Bellator 201 this past June in California.

Meanwhile, Valerie Letourneau has gone a perfect 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks in December of 2017.

The Canadian most recently defeated Kristina Williams via unanimous decision at Bellator 201.

Round one was a bit of a feeling out process. Both women seemed tentative early, but overall Ilima-Lei Macfarlane was able to get off the more effective strikes.

After a closely contested second round, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane was able to take control in round three.

The undefeated Hawaiian champion locked up Letourneau in a triangle choke early in round three. While holding the Canadian in the submission, MacFarlane began unleashing some brutal elbows from off her back. Eventually the pressure of the submission hold mixed with the nasty strikes forced Valerie to tapout. Check out the finish below.

Official Bellator Hawaii Result: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Valerie Letourneau via submission in Round 3

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