UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche is ready to fight it out with Bellator’s most effective flyweights to get a crack at the title.
Carmouche (14-7 MMA, 1- BMMA) designed very good in her marketing debut, submitting DeAnna Bennett in the 3rd spherical at Bellator 246 at Mohegan Solar Arena.
In the beginning anticipating that a acquire over Bennett could guide to a title shot against champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Carmouche is also open up to the concept of a possible flyweight grand prix that has been formerly talked over by Bellator president Scott Coker.
“I assume a grand prix would be incredible,” Carmouche advised MMA Junkie at a post-fight news meeting. “All of us battle for the opportunity to be the contender. Ilima receives to sit on the sidelines, drink some Budweiser, check out it all go down and get to see and experience each and every fighter and know who she’s receiving into. I assume which is amazing, and I would enjoy to do some thing like that.”
Carmouche is coaching partners and very good mates with Macfarlane, but each girls have expressed no concerns in fighting every single other. The previous UFC 125- and 135-pound title challenger has occur shut to capturing gold on numerous events in the course of her job and would like to see Bellator introduce the women’s bantamweight division to open up the prospect to turn out to be a two-division winner.
“If Bellator introduce the 135(-pound division), I would enjoy the possibility to have a belt there at 135 and go back up,” Carmouche claimed. “I do come to feel definitely great at 125, I feel like that’s a fantastic weight for me, but the chance to hold a belt in two divisions is actually captivating. and 145 is far too huge for me.”