Friday night at the Bellator 202 event, Veta Arteaga emerged victories in a flyweight contest defeating Emily Ducote via unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27 in favor of Arteaga.
Arteaga improves her record to 4-2-0, successfully rebounding from a split decision loss to Bruna Ellen at the Bellator 182 event last August. The 30-year-old owns previous notable promotional victories over Brooke Mayo and Jackie Vandenburgh.
Ducote drops to 6-5-0 and is now on a three-fight losing streak after suffering a split decision defeat in her last showing against Kristina Williams and prior to that unsuccessfully challenged Ilima-Lei Macfarlane for the flyweight title, finding herself victim of a fifth-round armbar submission.
Bellator 202 took place on Friday July 13 from the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States. The preliminary card featuring Arteaga vs. Ducote was aired live on BELLATOR LIVE from 7pm EST.