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Anastasia Yankova is considered one of the hottest prospects in Bellator's flyweight division. The only thing is, she's yet to fight at 125 pounds, and she's now failed to meet the 130 pound catchweight that she was afforded.

Bellator/Lucas Noonan
Bellator/Lucas Noonan

's previous two fights were at 130 pounds, as is her upcoming fight against Elina Kallionidou, but she stepped on the scales a full two pounds over the already extended 131-pound limit causing many to wonder if she should be considered a flyweight at all.

Fellow flyweight competitor, , voiced her concerns over the fact that Yankova was in talks for a title shot for a division that she has yet to make weight for.

This marks the first time in her Bellator career that she has missed weight, but the third time she has fought at a catchweight.


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