Bellator flyweight division has a couple talented fighters from Illima Lei- Macfarlane, Juliana Velasquez, Mandy Bohm. Erin Blanchfield is the flyweight that can add talent to the Bellator Flyweight division.
Erin Blanchfield is 21 years old, 5-1 record, Eddie Bravo Invitational Champion which is incredible accomplishment for a 21 year old kid. Erin trains at the Renzo Gracie Academy.
3-1 with Invicta FC. Lost to Tracy Cortez in a split decision. However since that loss is on a two fight winning streak.
Last win against Victoria Leonardo is the fight that made Erin Blanchfield on the map. Head kick knock out in the second round.
“This was definitely the most impressive victory of my career,” Blanchfield told Cageside Press. “I definitely showed a lot of improvement in that fight.”https://cagesidepress.com/2020/02/16/erin-blanchfield-stays-ready-in-case-the-ufc-calls-for-a-short-notice-opportunity/
“While I’m competing, I try to stay calm,” said Blanchfield. “I don’t try to get overly excited or frustrated. Afterwards, you can see the relief on my face when I won that split decision, but during a fight, during any type of competition I always try to stay very level-headed and do what I have to do. Because I feel like too much emotion, you’ll mess up and it’s just not good.”https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/11/16/18097715/erin-blanchfield-earned-cold-blooded-nickname-from-father/
21 years old, Erin Blanchfield definitely on the UFC’s radar but I’m sure Bellator and Scott Coker is aware of her as well. Scott Coker NEEDS to sign Erin Blanchfield. Gradually build up her profile, Her brand. Similar to boxing. Promote Erin as this 21 year old prodigy. Winning the EBI Invitational, Coached by John Danaher in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.