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When Bellator booked Juliana Velasquez to fight a day before Ilima-Lei Macfarlane’s title defense in Hawaii, the Brazilian thought it was a no-brainer that she would be the next in line for the flyweight gold with a win.
She was victorious against Alejandra Lara. And 24 hours later, Macfarlane choked out Valerie Letourneau. The expectations never came to fruition, though, as the 125-pound ch...