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Bellator 191 Post Fight Stats: Michael McDonald and Valerie Letourneau win Bellator debuts

Bellator 191 took place on Friday from the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England and was headlined by Michael McDonald winning his Bellator debut with a decision win over Peter Ligier in a catchweight bout of 138 pounds.

The co-main event also featured a fighter winning their Bellator debut as Valerie Letourneau scored a decision victory over Kate Jackson in a women’s flyweight bout.

TheMMAReport.com has put together post fight statistics from Friday’s fight card.

  • Michael McDonald has alternated wins and losses in his last seven fights and this is his first win since defeating Masanori Kanehara by submission at UFC 195 (1/2/16).
  • The victory for┬áValerie Letourneau snaps a three fight losing streak and her last four wins have come by decision.
  • Mohammad Yahya has now won back to back fights and all of his wins have come by finish (4 TKO/KO, 1 Submission).
  • Philip de Fries won his Bellator debut with a submission victory over James Thompson in the first round and this marks his eleventh career victory by submission.
  • Jeremy Petley scored a split decision victory over Lewis Monarch and he’s now won back to back fights.

The complete Bellator 191: McDonald vs. Ligier results are below.

Michael McDonald def. Peter Ligier via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Valerie Letourneau def. Kate Jackson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mohammad Yahya def. Ash Griffiths via TKO (strieks) – Round 1, 3:26
Philip De Fries def. James Thompson via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 1:33
Jeremy Petley def. Lewis Monarch via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)