HONOLULU — Weigh-ins for mixed martial arts event “Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Letourneau” took place Friday in Honolulu. The fights are scheduled for today at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. The main card is be shown on streaming service DAZN, while the preliminaries will be streamed on Bellator.com and on the Bellator mobile app.
The biggest mixed martial arts event in Hawaii is set to take place this weekend. “Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Letourneau” is scheduled for Saturday at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main event features Honolulu native Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0) defending her Bellator women’s flyweight championship against Valerie Letourneau (10-6) from Montreal. But in the preliminaries, two Kauai fighters will be featured.
I’m sure a lot of you fans are disappointed that the local boy did not win the top prize this year. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, a native of Ewa Beach and an alumnus of Saint Louis School, came second in the running for this year’s Heisman Trophy and was beat out by Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray.
LIHUE — Tiana Manera and Marissa Layosa each tucked away four points in the final quarter Wednesday night to help fuel the Kauai High School girls team to a 17-9 scoring run. The eight-point surge was enough to power the Raiders to a 54-43 win before one of the biggest audiences in the Kauai Interscholastic Federation girls basketball season.