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Female Champion To Be Crowned At Bellator 186

Ilima Macfarlane and Emily Ducote will compete at Bellator 186, with the winner leaving as the first-ever female flyweight champion.

Set for November 3 from the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State University, the Spike card features Ryan Bader defending his light heavyweight belt vs. Linton Vassell.

Macfarlane (6-0) has won all five of her appearances under the Bellator banner. Ducote (6-2) has gone 4-1 since signing with Bellator.

ESPN first reported the contest.

MAIN CARD (Spike/9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship
Ryan Bader (c) vs. Linton Vassell

Inaugural Bellator Female Flyweight Championship
Ilima Macfarlane vs. Emily Ducote

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. TBA

Middleweight: Ed Ruth vs. TBA

Lightweight: Saad Awad vs. Zach Freeman