Liz Carmouche leaves no doubt in the rematch!
Bellator 289 Post Fight Press Conference: Footage courtesy of and provided by Bellator MMA, BZA PR, and Showtime Sports.
Bellator flyweight champion Liz Carmouche discusses defeating Juliana Velasquez via mounted armbar in Round 2 to leave no doubt their rematch, following a controversial first fight. Plus: Carmouche on representing the U.S. Marines, her interest in establishing a women’s bantamweight division, facing Ilima-Lei MacFarlane in a retirement fight, and defending her flyweight gold against Kana Watanabe in Japan!
Bellator 289: Stots vs. Sabatello Results
IC-Raufeon Stots (19-1) defeated #6-Danny Sabatello (13-2) via split decision (48-47, 45-50, 48-47) to retain the Bellator interim bantamweight world championship and advance to the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix Finals vs. Patrick Patchy Mix
#2– Patchy Mix (17-1) defeated #4-Magomed Magomedov (19-3) via technical submission (guillotine choke) at 2:39 of round two to advance to the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix Finals
#5-Dalton Rosta (8-0) defeated #10-Anthony Adams (9-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
BELLATOR 289 PRELIMS
Ilara Joanne (11-6) defeated #3-Denise Kielholtz (6-5) via split decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Jaleel Willis (16-4) defeated #8-Kyle Crutchmer (9-2) via unanimous decision
Cris Lencioni (10-3) defeated Cody Law (6-2) via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Christian Echols (3-2) defeated Pat Downey (1-1)via KO (punch) at 2:27 of round one
Kai Kamaka III (10-5-1) defeated Kevin Boehm (9-6) via TKO (punches) at 2:23 of round three
Michael Lombardo (13-5) defeated Mark Lemminger (12-4) via KO (punch) at 4:23 of round one
Cass Bell (6-2) defeated Jared Scoggins (10-3) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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