Ilima-Lei Macfarlane delivered for Bellator.

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The flyweight champion defended her title at Bellator 201 recently, and the ratings have come back in approval of Macfarlane in the main event.

Below is a press release from Bellator:

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0) demonstrated her growing star power and rising popularity by drawing strong ratings for her successful title defense at Bellator 201 last Friday.

The Ilima-Lei Macfarlane-Alejandra Lara main event for Bellator 201 delivered 710,000 viewers with a peak of 800,000 viewers.

Fueling the growth was a 17% increase in the key demographic of men aged 18-49 compared to the most recent non-tentpole event.

Overall, Bellator 201 drew 562,000 viewers.

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