Liz Carmouche plans to leave no doubt in Juliana Velasquez rematch at Bellator 289

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Liz Carmouche and former titleholder Juliana Velasquez are set to rematch in the Bellator 289 co-main event on Friday.

Carmouche (17-7) stopped Velasquez (12-1) late in the fourth round of Bellator 278 in April to capture the title. It was Velasquez’ first career loss and she didn’t take it well. She was well ahead on the scorecards and believed it was an early stoppage.

Carmouche plans to leave no doubts in the rematch.

“Of course I’ve watched all the tapes, and what I can say is, yeah, I’ve learned from all those mistakes like I do every fight. No fight is ever the same, and of course you’re going to see a different version of me Friday night,” Carmouche said during the Bellator 289 Media Day.

In this fight, Carmouche expects to finish Velasquez a second time except leaving no doubts in the minds of anyone.

“I know in finishing her there’s not going to be any doubts. I’m not going to leave it to any question, any doubt in anyone’s mind because it will be her out cold, or her bleeding and broken without any doubts in anyone’s mind,” she said.

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