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Yancy Medeiros a bright spot as Ilima-Lei Macfarlane falls in Bellator event

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                                Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, left, battled against Justine Kish on Saturday.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, left, battled against Justine Kish on Saturday.

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                                Yancy Medeiros landed a punch to Emmanuel Sanchez during the Bellator 279 on Saturday.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Yancy Medeiros landed a punch to Emmanuel Sanchez during the Bellator 279 on Saturday.

If Saturday was a Bellator tryout for Yancy Medeiros, consider it aced. The 34-year-old Makaha native was the lone bright spot during a tough weekend for Hawaii mixed martial artists, winning a unanimous decision over Emmanuel Sanchez to open the main card of Bellator 279 at Blaisdell Arena. Read more

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