Patricio Pitbull Still better bellator.
The featherweight champion successfully composed his eighth title defense and first of his third round with the belt with an unbalanced win. Adam Burex In the main event 286- Masoud On Saturday in Long Beach, California, all three judges had won pitbull scores 48-47, 49-46 and 50-45.
Pitbull (34-5) was too skilful and too experienced for the younger Borex (18-2), who failed to muster many big attacks ahead of a late rally in Round 5. Far from that, Pitbull won the most stunning exchanges with precise, powerful punches while mixing Also in removals to neutralize borex.
The dominant win didn’t please everyone at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, so Pitbull used the first part of his post-fight interview to address the ridicule.
“Why are you bothering me?” asked Pitbull. “I’m the cute hero. I’m the damned goat. F*** you all.”
Pitbull was then asked who would fight next, and the 155-pound former champ suggested it. A recently discussed move to bantam weight Makes sense with the highest featherweight competitor Aaron Biko Suffering from a disturbing loss early at night After he was hit in the shoulder.
“I was thinking about Aaron Biko, but he dislocated his shoulder, and now I don’t know what’s going to happen,” Pitbull said. “Maybe I would go down to the bantam weight division and take that belt as well.”
The tallest Borex struggled to make ends meet during the fight, as Pitbull faced the signature Hungarian Flying Knee on several occasions, either with a counter strike or a timed finish.
When the bureks weren’t breaking, Pitbull was content to take him away from the distance and control him through his grappling. It was a sharp and methodical performance by the great Brazilian player, who was rarely compromised during the five round competitions. Pitbull scored its second win in a row and its eighth in its past nine games.
In the joint main event, aj maki (19-1) made a successful debut at lightweight against a savage and a pessimist Spike Carlisle (14-4), obtaining a unanimous decision (29-26, 30-26, 30-27). The match was set in tune in the opening seconds as Carlisle knocked out his corner with an air strike and started the Winged Strawmakers.
Carlisle remained on the offensive when Mackie attacked from inside his guard, but Mackie showed superior grappling and worked from his back to start the attack and finish the round on Carlisle’s back.
More heated exchanges occur during the fight, but McKee’s wrestling and jiu-jitsu proved to be the difference as he put Carlisle on the mat and attacked with ground kicks and serves from multiple locations. The bloodstained Carlisle showed extraordinary toughness, but Mackie did more than enough to win the scorecards at the end.
After the bout, Mackie was asked if he was still interested in returning to the 145-pound division, to which he replied that he would only drop back for a title fight. Otherwise, he plans to participate in announcing it recently Lightweight Bellator World Grand Prix which will take place in 2023. McKee previously won the Bellator featherweight tournament which ended with him winning the championship belt and a million dollar prize.
Also on the main card, Jeremy Kennedy (18-3, 1 NC) scored a massive surprise win over Aaron Biko (10-4), albeit not in the way he wanted. During the opening wave, Biko dislocated his shoulderAlthough his team apparently It appeared again in its place Between rounds, the referee and the first grader agreed that Biko’s injury was severe enough that he could not continue.
Former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Juan Archuleta (26-4) Opened the show with a two-slide stoppage with a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) to win over Enrique Berzola (18-7-2). The “Spaniard” came out shooting in the first round and outperformed Perzola over the course of a fast-paced fight for 15 minutes, although the match was not without difficult moments.
Archuleta nearly hit Perzola with an illegal header to a grounded opponent in the first round (Perzolla fended it with his arm), and Perzola also managed to throw sharp elbows as Archuleta went to takedowns against the fence. Nevertheless, Archuleta continued to find success on his feet and mixed in takedowns in time to secure the win.
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