Bellator’s Female Fighters Make Weight for Friday

Coenen and Blencowe
Coenen and Blencowe

(All photos courtesy Bellator MMA)

Three female bouts are set for Bellator Friday night that will stream on Spike.com.

Former Srikeforce champ and InvictaFC vet Marloes Coenen (145.6) returns to action as she takes on Australian Arlene Blencowe (145.8). Coenen (22-6) has won 5 of her last seven fights, including a thrid round submission in her Bellator debut. Blencowe (6-4) has won four straight including a win over InvictaFC’s Faith Van Duin. She is also a world boxing champion.

Jenkins and Lissett
Jenkins and Lissette

Also at featherweight, Adrienna Jenkins (144.4) takes on Lissette Neri. Jenkins (18-6) recently came back after a five year absence from the sport. She is looking to come back after a loss to Blencowe.

Neri (6-2) is coming off a 38 second TKO win earlier this year. She was on a six fight win streak before losing back to back fights to Jessica Miele.

MacFarlane and Rios
MacFarlane and Rios

In the lone female flyweight bout, Arizona’s Maria Rios (125.4) takes on San Diego Combat Academy’s Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (125.2). Rios (2-2) won her first 2 pro fights and is looking rebound. Macfarlane is coming off a 10 second KO in her pro debut.

All the bouts will stream on Spike.com starting at 4:45 pst/7:45 est.

2 thoughts on “Bellator’s Female Fighters Make Weight for Friday”

  1. bellator had wmma since 145s were looking for alternatives than cyborg. yes rarity of 3 pros participatibg yet better than wwez way of triple tag team to fill the seats. as sherdog fan stated they r sharing the stage w a veteran and locals get an opportunity… which these dayz is a step in rite direction.
    Tonight is things that make u go hmmm w Rousey Holmz having in land of oi oi oi and 2 months sooner😓 Talk about Holmz getting set up for failure w shorten camp.

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