Juliana Velasquez

Juliana Velasquez expects ‘unpredictable’ Bellator 262 title fight with Denise Kielholtz

" Bellator flyweight champion Juliana Velasquez is not afraid to stand toe-to-toe with kickboxing champion Denise Kielholtz. Velasquez (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) is set to make her first title defense when she takes on Kielholtz on Friday at Bellator 262 from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Since losing...

Having studied both, Liz Carmouche expects to beat Vanessa Porto, Juliana Velasquez

" UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche likes her chances against her Bellator 256 opponent – and her division’s champion. Scheduled to make her second Bellator appearance, Carmouche (14-7 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) faces former Invicta FC champion Vanessa Porto in a co-main event showdown Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena. Carmouche...

Bellator signs flyweight champion Juliana Velasquez to new multi-fight deal

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Juliana Velasquez isn’t going anywhere. On Friday, a promotion official informed MMA Junkie that the recently crowned titleholder has signed a new multi-fight deal with the promotion. No additional terms of the deal were disclosed. Velasquez (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) won the championship in December when...

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Dec. 15: Big moves for Juliana Velasquez, Charles Oliveira

A pair of events this past week saw some key movement in the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings. In a fight between a pair of unbeaten standouts, Juliana Velasquez unseated champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to ascend to the women’s flyweight throne at Bellator 254. Naturally, that was enough to overtake...

Bellator 254 post-event facts: Juliana Velasquez prevents championship history

The final Bellator event of 2020 went down on Thursday with Bellator 254, which took place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and aired on CBS Sports Network following prelims on MMA Junkie. Juliana Velasquez (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) forced a changing of the guard in the promotion’s...

Juliana Velasquez: Athleticism key to dethroning Ilima-Lei Macfarlane at Bellator 254

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Juliana Velasquez feels she’s got the key to unlock the Ilima-Lei Macfarlane puzzle. The unbeaten Bellator flyweight takes on Bellator 125-pound champion Macfarlane (11-0 MMA, 10-0 BMMA) in the main event of Bellator 254 on Thursday night. Neither fighter has tasted defeat in their respective professional MMA...

Bellator 254: Make your predictions for Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Juliana Velasquez

We want your predictions for Thursday’s Bellator 254 event in Connecticut. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at noon ET (9 a.m. PT). Those...

Bellator 236 video highlights

The second half of Bellator’s Hawaii doubleheader took place Saturday with Bellator 236, which went down at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, with a main card that streamed on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie. Hometown hero and women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane had another magical moment in...

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