Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Macfarlane vs Arteaga?
Ilima Lei Macfarlane beat Veta Arteaga by , during the co-main event of Bellator 220, on Saturday 27th April 2019 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ilima Lei Macfarlane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator women’s flyweight championship.
Macfarlane vs Arteaga stats
Ilima Lei Macfarlane stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Veta Arteaga made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Arteaga had a slight advantage in power over Macfarlane, with a 20% knock out percentage over Macfarlane's 11%.
Ilima Lei Macfarlane was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Macfarlane had 3-inch reach advantage.
Macfarlane was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year earlier than Arteaga, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 41 to Arteaga's 31.
Macfarlane's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.