Valerie Loureda punched her ticket back again into the earn column at Bellator 271.
Entering a combat off a decline for the to start with time as a skilled, Loureda (4-1 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) defeated Taylor Turner (5-8 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) via split choice (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) on the preliminary card.
Bellator 271 took location Friday at Seminole Hard Rock Lodge & Casino. The major card aired on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie.
The struggle took area in the striking office, mainly from a length. A prolonged flyweight fighter at 5-foot-10 with a 71-inch get to, Turner tried to employ her peak and duration to her edge.
On the other hand, Loureda’s motion grew to become tricky for her slower opponent. She circled all around her prolonged foe. She moved in and out with both equally quick putting assaults and combos. All round, the bout was bit by bit paced, but Loureda did what she essential to do to get her hand lifted.
Upon the final bell’s audio, Loureda celebrated in classic vogue. She showed off her dance moves the two right before the selection was examine – and afterward. It was a near phone as a dissenting choose sided with Turner, but the anticipatory drama gave her even a lot more reason to break out in dance once far more right after her hand was raised.
With the earn, Loureda bounces back again from a unanimous selection decline towards Hannah Male. The defeat adopted a 3- start off to her vocation which included victories over Tara Graff, Larkyn Dasch, and Colby Fletcher.
As for Turner, the decline is the 3rd in her most latest 4 fights. She entered Bellator 271 with a .500 advertising history with a gain towards Heather Hardy and a reduction to Alejandra Lara.
Up-to-date Bellator 271 final results contain:
Valerie Loureda def. Taylor Turner by using split final decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Muhammed DeReese by way of unanimous selection (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ethan Hughes def. Mahmoud Sebie TKO (punches) – Spherical 3, 4:05