Bellator MMA 259 main card opens with Valerie Loureda vs Hannah Guy in a flyweight bout. This fight moved up on the card because of the cancellation of the light heavyweight Bout Between #9 Christian Edwards and Ben Parrish due to Edwards not being medically cleared to compete. This is a big opportunity for both ladies to be on the main card. Round 1 started with Loureda landing some solid strikes ending with Guy working the ground game. Solid round 1. Guy opens up round two with tons of ground and pound dominating the beginning of the round also landing some powerful hammer fists. Loureda escapes Guy’s ground game and lands two spinning strikes. Both ladies are tough as nails and this was a battle of the entire 15 minutes. Hannah Guy wins her Bellator Debut by unanimous decision upsetting Loureda.
Valerie Loureda is undefeated and is looking to improve her winning streak inside the Bellator cage to four straight wins. She dedicates this fight to her grandfather who passed due to covid.
Hannah Guy is 2-1 in her budding MMA career and will be make her debut in the Bellator cage. This is a great opportunity for Guy to create buzz for herself by defeating Loureda. Guy won her 2 fights by submission. Guy decided to leave college and take the leap on a fighting career and she has heart.