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Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123, but the rematch almost didn’t happen on Sept. 5. It’s always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss. "I was in New York for a Bellator photo shoot and they asked me to throw some flying knees, but I was landing on read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Patricio "Pitbull" Freire took home the featherweight title with a unanimous decision win against Pat Curran at Bellator 123 on Friday night. Check out the Bellator 123 fight highlights video. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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  • 16 days ago
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Patricio Pitbull Freire defeated Patt Curran in a rematch from Bellator to become the nw featherweight champion; King Mo, Bobby Lashley and Cheick Kongo all earned stoppage victories on the main card. In what marked the first time that the UFC and Bellator went "head-to-head" against each other, MMA No. 2 promotion put on an entertaining night of fights that featured a wide array of stoppages and a thrilling main event that culminated in the crowning of a new champion. In a rematch from Bellator read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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In one of the most highly anticipated rematches in Bellator MMA history, Patricio Freire finally captured the featherweight championship. Check out the Twitter reactions to Bellator 123’s main event.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Patricio Freire has got his revenge. Nearly 20 months after a controversial split decision loss to Pat Curran at Bellator 85, "Pitbull" dominated the rematch to become the new Bellator featherweight champion at Friday's Bellator 123 card in Uncasville, Conn. "It’s a dream come true. I've been waiting for this for a long time," Freire said after the fight. "I have to thank all my team, and my brother, and everyone else for this victory." The Brazilian star, who won four in a row with three stoppa read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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"Fighter screwed by or battling with Bellator" is an archetype of labor relations to which MMA fans are very accustomed. There's Eddie Alvarez's protracted court battle, Ben Askren's release while wearing Bellator gold, the 'injury' saga of Attila Vegh, Muhammed Lawal's outburst against Bjorn Rebney and numerous other examples. There is, however, a uniting factor among those names. In the case of three of them, they're no longer part of the organization and, therefore, no longer subject to anyth read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Wanting to forget the boxing match that was their first fight, Patricio Pitbull plans to go all-MMA on Pat Curran and take the Bellator featherweight championship. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bellator MMA will return to the mixed martial arts landscape with Bellator 123 on Friday. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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At some point -- Pat Curran can't quite remember when -- Patricio Freire's chagrined grumbles and random bursts of aggression faded into background noise, a sort of rage-fueled, two-year long stream of dead air that Curran was more than happy to ignore. Nearly 22 months have passed since the two rivals competed in the first-ever Bellator fight to broadcast on Spike TV, and in that time the champ has heard it all: complaints about the scoring that awarded Curran a split decision (and the belt) th read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bellator's Coker-era kicks off with a championship rematch between featherweight kingpin Pat Curran and Brazilian fireplug Patricio "Pitbull" Freire. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the challenger's thrilling style. Fight fans toss around Mike Tyson comparisons like nobody's business, but in Patricio Freire's case the comparison is warranted. Like Tyson, Freire is a stocky, powerfully built fighter, shorter than most in his weight class but almost never at a disadvantage in read news >>

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