Regina defeated Sarah Payant via submission (armbar) at 4:51 of round 1 at Bellator 163 on Friday in Uncasville, Conn.
Regina appeared to be in trouble early. Payant busted through the gate with a body lock takedown. However, once the fight was on the ground. Regina had a big advantage. She scored an early sweep and continued to do solid work on the ground. The two ended up back on the feet. Payant once against went for the takedown. After she landed it, Regina was able to swizzle her hips and lock on a tight armbar. After a quick adjustment, Regina for the tap.