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The second half of Bellator’s Hawaii doubleheader took place Saturday with Bellator 236, which went down at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, with a main card that streamed on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie. Hometown hero and women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0 MMA, 10-0 BMMA) had another magical moment in her career when, for the second consecutive year, she defended her title on her own soil with a unanimous decision win over...

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shares share tweet pin sms send email By: MMAjunkie Staff | December 22, 2019 9:28 am Check out these photos highlighting Jason Jackson’s unanimous decision victory over Kiichi Kunimoto in their welterweight bout at Bellator 236 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu (Photos courtesy Bellator). Jason Jackson, Kiichi Kunimoto, Bellator, Photo Gallery shares share tweet pin sms send email Source link via MMAjunkie Staff / MMA Junkie

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HONOLULU – Kiichi Kunimoto will be competing at Bellator 236, as expected. Unexpectedly however, Kunimoto (20-8-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) is facing a fight week opponent switch-up, as Neiman Gracie pulled out of their scheduled bout due to injury earlier this week. Now, Kunimoto will take on former LFA welterweight champ Jason Jackson (10-4 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) on the main card. “About five days ago, I found out officially Neiman Gracie got injured,” Kunimoto told MMA...

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The second half of Bellator’s Hawaii doubleheader takes place Saturday with Bellator 236, which goes down at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu and streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie. A flyweight championship fight headlines the card. Hawaii’s own Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (10-0 MMA, 9-0 BMMA) looks to defend her belt on home soil for the second consecutive year when she meets top contender Kate Jackson (11-3-1 MMA, 3-1 BMMA). For more on the...

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Neiman Gracie won’t fight Saturday night. Jiu-jitsu black belt Gracie (9-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) has been forced out of Bellator 236 due to an indisclosed injury. The withdrawal comes just five days before his scheduled bout against Kiichi Kunimoto. Kunimoto (20-8-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) remains on the card, facing short-notice replacement Jason Jackson. A promotion official informed MMA Junkie of the lineup switch-up Monday. Japan’s Kunimoto looks to pick up his first Bellator victory. In...

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shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Matt Erickson | December 16, 2019 3:00 pm We want your predictions for this week’s Bellator 236 “Salute the Troops 2019” event in Hawaii. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at noon ET (9 a.m. PT). Those MMA Junkie reader consensus picks...