Bellator 173: Iony Razafiarison upsets highly touted featherweight prospect, Sinead Kavanagh

Friday night at Bellator 173, Iony Razafiarison defeated Ireland’s highly touted featherweight prospect in Sinead Kavanagh, successfully dominating her for the unanimous decision victory.

Razafiarison gets the upset victory at Bellator 173.

Razafiarison now improves her record to 2-1-0 (1 NC). She was the heavy underdog leading into the fight and had been on an 18-month layoff. She made a successful professional debut back in 2013 taking out Stephanie Gyudo in round one via a rear-naked choke. The win over Kavanagh no doubt raises her stock significantly and puts her in in contention status for the Bellator featherweight championship.

Kavanagh meanwhile suffers the first loss of her career and is now 4-1-0.

Were you impressed with Razafiarison’s win? Who would you like to see her face next? Let us know in the comments below.

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