Tonight, at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Missouri, flyweight hopefuls did battle as “Ruthless” Rebecca Ruth returned to action for the first time since 2016 to take on Juliana Velasquez in her sophomore Bellator appearance. Check out how the action played out below!
RECAP: Both ladies came to brawl! This was a great fight. Both ladies had big moments– in the first round, Ruth dropped Velasquez with a vicious left hook only for Juliana to return the favor with a left of her own. Both fighters took damage and it was a close round. In the third round, Velasquez poured it on but Ruth hung tough. Finally, in the final frame, a vicious body kick sealed the deal and secured Juliana her second Bellator fight/finish.
— mma21plus™ (@mma21plus) April 14, 2018
— wildmatt (@wildmatt) April 14, 2018