Bellator 256: Cat Zingano out-grapples and submits Olivia Parker

Bellator 256: Cat Zingano out-grapples and submits Olivia Parker

Bellator 256 occurs on Friday, April 9, 2021, live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Follow together with FanSided for all your live news and highlights.

Zingano improved to 2-0 in the promotion.
Cat Zingano sends Olivia Parker, requires winner of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2
Almost instantly, Zingano focused on the takedown and managed to back Parker as much as the cage. Parker had a great effort in reversing position however still wound up required to the mat with a trip.
Zingano effectively got to Parkers back two times while looking for a choke, however Parker hammered out, even reversing into top position on the 2nd effort.
That move into leading eventually led to Parkers downfall, as Zingano opened up her guard and captured Parker in a belly-down armbar, scoring the submission.

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Feline Zingano calls for title shot following win over Olivia Parker at Bellator 256.
Feline Zingano feels ready to handle the winner of the upcoming Cristiane Justino (aka Cris Cyborg) vs. Leslie Smith Bellator ladiess featherweight title fight following her first-round submission of Olivia Parker at Bellator 256.