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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane on Anastasia Yankova’s Hype Train: ‘That’s Bullsh*t’

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane isn't riding on the Anastasia Yankova hype train. Macfarlane is coming off a first-round submission finish over Jessica Middleton at Bellator 178. The win improved Macfarlane's professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record to 6-0. Of those six victories, she has earned four finishes. Yankova is another undefeated women's flyweight...

Anastasia Yankova Tops Elina Kallionidou by Unanimous Decision

Elina Kallionidou and Anastasia Yankova shared the cage in the co-main event of Bellator 176. Yankova immediately pressed the action. She moved forward with strikes and a kick to the body. Yankova pressed Kallionidou against the fence momentarily. Kallionidou was able to land a left hand, but she was pressed...

Anastasia Yankova on Bellator 176 Bout: ‘I’m Glad to Come Back & Fight For Italian Fans’

Anastasia Yankova is expressing joy in returning to Italy to compete. Yankova is set to do battle with Elina Kallionidou inside the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy. The bout takes place this Saturday night (April 8) and will be the co-main event of Bellator 176. This is going to be the second...

Anastasia Yankova Set For Catchweight Bout at Bellator 176 in Torino, Italy

Russian flyweight and rising Bellator MMA star Anastasia Yankova is set to return in April at Bellator 176. The fight will take place as part of Bellator's return to Torino, Italy, which the promotion last visited in April 2016 with Bellator 152: Freire vs. Souza. While Yankova seemingly confirmed...

Bellator 161: Unbeaten Anastasia Yankova To Make Her U.S. Debut

As part of the upcoming Bellator 161 card, unbeaten Anastasia Yankova will make her U.S. debut against Veta Arteaga. Yankova (3-0) scored a debut win for Bellator in Italy earlier this year. The 25-year-old from Russia picked up a win via armbar in the first round. Arteaga (2-0) made her professional...