Fresh off her win over former Bellator MMA Champion Ilema Lei Macfarlane top ranked Bellator MMA Flyweight Justine Kish is back in action as she is rematching Deanna Bennett in a female super fight showdown on the Bellator 284 event taking place in Sioux Falls South Dakota Aug. 12th. Kish who prior to upsetting the former Bellator MMA Champion Macfarlane in Hawaii dropped a decision match to Deanna Bennett in a bout where she was taken down and controlled for three rounds.
Bennett who is a perennial top 10 flyweight, will be returning to rematch Kish with no bouts since her victory, however the current #7 with a 2-1 record in Bellator MMA. This fight will help decide who moves up the flyweight rankings, a division where Liz Carmouche currently holds the championship belt after a TKO victory over Juliana Velasquez of Brazil. Other top ranked Flyweights in the promotion include Kana Watanabe, Denise Kielholtz, Alejandra Lara and Veta Arteaga who will be facing Ilima Lei Macfarlane on the same Bellator 284 fight card.
Justine Kish who has trained with and helped Cris Cyborg prepare for several of her fights is a former top 10 ranked 7 UFC veteran and holds impressive wins over Christine Stanley, Jin Tang, Randa Markos, Nina Nunes, Ashley Yoder, and Lucie Pudilova on her resume. A former WMC Muay Thai Champion Justine lived and trained in Thailand prior to the start of her Mixed Martial Arts career. Fans can watch this fight live on CrisCyborg.com/Bellator284 on Aug 12th
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