01 Jan Bellator 243 video: Valerie Loureda knocks out Tara Graff, does celebration dance
Valerie Loureda added some impressive footage to her highlight reel at Bellator 243, picking up a second-round knockout win.
After ducking and dodging for almost 10 minutes, Loureda planted her feet and landed a right hand that dropped Tara Graff cold near the end of the second bell. Loureda quickly pounced and picked up the stoppage at the 5:00 mark of the round.
Check out the video. courtesy of Bellator.
@ValerieLouredaa goes 3️⃣ & 0️⃣ as a pro with a nasty KO win tonight at #Bellator243. pic.twitter.com/Z35Q5HqKvp
— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) August 8, 2020
Loureda, a decorated taekwondo competitor, picked up her third professional win in MMA after a year-plus layoff from competition. Graff drops to 1-2.
Prior to Bellator 243, Loureda defended her social media presence, saying sexy photos she posts are not for men but rather for herself.