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Historic night for Leah McCourt after unanimous decision win

MMA fighter Leah McCourt became the first woman in headline a Bellator Europe event. Credit: INPHO/Gary Carr

Co Down fighter Leah McCourt has beaten German featherweight Judith Ruis in a historic win at Bellator in Dublin.

Leah McCourt became the first woman to headline the event at the 3Arena after injury ruled out Co Tyrone MMA fighter, James Gallagher.

In a Twitter post she said: “Words can’t describe this week, it's amazing getting a win but the experience me, my family and team had was surreal.”

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