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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane retains Bellator title, pleads for Hawaii bout

  • COURTESY BELLATOR MMA

    Ilima-Lei Macfarlane held the Hawaiian flag after beating Alejandra Lara by submission.

  • COURTESY BELLATOR MMA

    Ilima-Lei Macfarlane got into position to apply a submission hold against Alejandra Lara. Macfarlane won via armbar submission at 3:55 of the fourth round.

Punahou alumna Ilima-Lei Macfarlane successfully defended her flyweight world title for the first time with a third-round submission of Alejandra Lara in the main event of Bellator 201 Friday night in Temecula, Calif. Read more

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