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  • 2 years ago
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While it was Michael Chandler who eventually unseated former title holder Eddie Alvarez, Patricky "Pitbull" Freire knows it could have been him. It was Freire who lost to Chandler in the finals off Bellator's season-four lihgtweight tournament, allowing his opponent a shot at the belt. But now, Freire starts again chasing tournament glory, and he's got a few goals in mind: He's three wins away from a shot he desperately wanted to secure one year ago. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Following a first-round loss to Patricky "Pitbull" Freire at Saturday night's Bellator 59 event, Kurt Pellegrino has again called it quits. The 12-time UFC veteran announced for the second time in as many fights that he is hanging up the gloves for good. "This will be the last time you ever see me fight," an emotional Pellegrino said to the Atlantic City crowd. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator lightweight competitor Patricky "Pitbull" Freire is not happy. Freire dropped a unanimous decision to Michael Chandler at May's Bellator 44 event, falling one step short of a tournament win and a championship bid. He's used that memory as motivation ever since. "I feel even more determined to win the Bellator lightweight championship because I came so close before," Freire said. "I don't ever want to feel the taste of defeat again. No fighter likes to get close to something a read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Michael Chandler and Patricky "Pitbull" Freire will determine Bellator Fighting Championships' season-four lightweight tourney champion at Bellator 44. Bellator brass officially announced the two lightweight prospects will square off at the May 14 event, which takes place at New Jersey's Caesars Atlantic City and airs on MTV2. MMAjunkie.com first reported the planned date this past week. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will know his next opponent on May 14. MMAjunkie.com has learned that's the date that Bellator brass has determined that season-four lightweight tourney finalists Michael Chandler and Patricky "Pitbull" Freire will square off for the opportunity to face Alvarez. While the fight has not yet been officially announced, it's expected to take place at Bellator 44, which is scheduled for Caesars Atlantic City in Atlantic Ci read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Patricky "Pitbull" Freire will battle Marcin Held for the Bellator lightweight tournament final Friday night in Phoenix, and he’s got all the extra motivation he needed on Sept. 5. At the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, 21 days before his second tournament final, Patricky’s younger brother, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire became the Bellator featherweight champion with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran. The older "Pitbull" brother now wants to bring another title to his family on Sept. 26 read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a delay from the spring, Patricky Freire finally gets another shot at a Bellator MMA tournament title, and he’s putting some pressure on himself.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Coming off of a non-title loss to Tito Ortiz, Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko returns to his more familiar weight class to make another title defense. More fight announcements are rolling in for Bellator's fall lineup. Middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko saw his long winning streak abruptly broken by the one and only Tito Ortiz in a special 205 lbs match-up. Back at 185, Shlemenko now gets back to defending his belt, which he'll do against Brandon Halsey on September 26t read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Rumors to the contrary, Michael Chandler isn’t looking to move on from his Bellator PPV loss to Will Brooks. He wants the rematch, not a fight with two-time Bellator tournament finalist Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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After a surprising weekend loss to Will Brooks, former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler is still a top-10 fighter, but just barely.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Will Brooks let it all hang out at Bellator 120, and he became the Bellator MMA interim lightweight champion as a result. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Despite the loss of one of its planned headliners, next week’s Bellator 120 event will remain a pay-per-view offering.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A hand injury in training has sidelined Brazilian fighter Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. The injury has forced his Bellator 120 bout with Marcin Held to be postponed. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A hand injury has forced Brazilian Patricky “Pitbull” Freire out of a planned tournament final bout with Marcin Held, and the bout has been pulled from next week’s Bellator 120 event.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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