The California-based promotion recently confirmed the matchup
following a report from
KHON2. Bellator 178 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in
Connecticut and is topped by a featherweight championship clash
Straus and Patricio
Freire. The evening’s main card will be televised on Spike.
Macfarlane has won her first five pro bouts, including four under
the Bellator MMA banner. In her most recent outing, the 26-year-old
San Diego resident outpointed Emily
Ducote at Bellator 167 on Dec. 3.
Middleton, meanwhile, has kicked off her professional tenure with
back-to-back decision victories against Bruna Ellen
Yauger in Bellator competition.