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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane takes return to Hawaii in stride

  • Video by Brian McInnis / bmcinnis@staradvertiser.com

    Local MMA star Ilima-Lei Macfarlane talked about Saturday's matchup with Kate Jackson for the Bellator flyweight championship at the Blaisdell Arena.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ilima-Lei Macfarlane faced off with Kate Jackson at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Tapa Ballroom on Thursday.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ilima-Lei Macfarlane faced off with Kate Jackson at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Tapa Ballroom on Thursday.

Last year, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane came to Hawaii as a part-time fighter and full-time promoter. For Bellator’s second trip to the islands, Macfarlane can now be a full-time fighter and a part-time fan. Read more

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