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Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee Takes Place Live Tonight On Showtime

Bellator 263 is for all the featherweight marbles as the World Grand Prix that was slowed by the global pandemic in 2020, finally reaches the fight that MMA fans have been looking forward to. Current Lightweight and Featherweight Champ, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire puts his featherweight title on the line...

Patricio Pitbull Sizes up Emmanuel Sanchez Ahead of Bellator 255

Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (31-4) faces Emmanuel Sanchez (20-4) at Bellator 255 Friday, April 2 and he expects more of the same from Sanchez. Just before they face off on the first event broadcast on their new home on SHOWTIME, the current featherweight and lightweight champ spoke with MMA News and...

Emmanuel Sanchez Talks Growth Ahead of Bellator 255

Emmanuel Sanchez will face Patricio “Pitbull” Freire on April 2 at Bellator 255. The two men have crossed hands before for the featherweight crown back in 2018 at Bellator 209, and while Sanchez came up short, his eye has never been off the prize. This time, Sanchez has hardened his...

Daniel Weichel Focused For Bellator 241 (Interview)

Daniel Weichel is focused, like all the competitors on his fight Friday night at Bellator 241. The 35-year-old featherweight is scheduled to face Emmanuel Sanchez in the quarterfinal round of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix. They are the co-main event for Bellator 241, which will be a very...

Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase Live Stream Today (March 9)

Bellator is ready to roll out a live stream of their media-only press event showcasing key matchups this spring and summer. Today (March 9), the Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase will be streamed live. The press event will begin at 12 p.m. ET. A slew of fighters on the...

Bellator 218 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 218 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 218 on Thursday where everyone except Roman Huerta made weight and thus the fights are on the track of taking place. Bellator 218 is set to take place on March...
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Bellator 209 Video Highlights: ‘Pitbull’ Keeps Gold, Phil Davis Falls

Bellator 209 (see results here) played host to an exciting featherweight title fight. On Thursday night (Nov. 15), Bellator 209 took place inside Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. The event aired last night via tape-delay. In the main event, Patricio Freire defended his Bellator featherweight title against Emmanuel Sanchez. "Pitbull" successfully retained his...

Emmanuel Sanchez Responds to Patricio Freire’s Call Out

It didn’t take long for Emmanuel Sanchez to respond to the call out made by Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire. As seen in the main event of this past weekend’s Bellator 203 event at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, Freire successfully retained his title against Daniel Weichel by decision....

Emmanuel Sanchez Faces UFC Veteran Sam Sicilia In Bellator 198 Co-Main Event

Emmanuel Sanchez will look for his first four-fight win streak since Mar. 2015 when he locks horns with former UFC featherweight Sam Sicilia on May. 12. This 145-pound showdown will serve as the co-main event of Bellator 198, which takes place at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Sanchez On...

Bellator 184: Emmanuel Sanchez Submits Daniel Straus

Emmanuel Sanchez earned the biggest win of his career, submitting Daniel Straus. Straus opened up with a leg kick. He blocked a high kick shortly after. He shot in for a takedown and thwarted Sanchez's attempt to reverse. The former featherweight champion was in side control. Sanchez locked in a...
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Video: Bellator 184 Foundations Focuses on Emmanuel Sanchez

Emmanuel Sanchez is set to return to action on Oct. 6. Sanchez will throw leather with Daniel Straus inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma on the main card of Bellator 184. Many expect this to be a "sink or swim" situation for Sanchez, as a victory could see...
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Bellator 175: Emmanuel Sanchez Admits ‘Crazy, Hectic’ Week Bothered Him

Emmanuel Sanchez scored the biggest win of his MMA career Friday night at Bellator 175, downing former champion Marcos Galvao. However, Sanchez was disappointed in himself. The fighter missed weight for the bout, which could keep him from moving up as much as he would have in the division. Sanchez...

Emmanuel Sanchez: ‘I Want to be The Best Fighter in The World’

Emmanuel Sanchez is shooting for the stars. On March 31, Sanchez will compete against former Bellator bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao inside the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The bout will be contested in the featherweight division as part of the Bellator 175 card. "El Matador" has won four of his last...

Bellator 170 Update: Featherweights Karakhanyan, Sanchez To Meet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g64_gBaRMBA Bellator has added a featherweight contest to the January marquee event from Los Angeles, as Georgi Karakhanyan takes on Emmanuel Sanchez. Karakhanyan is coming off a pair of wins over Bubba Jenkins and Kirill Medvedovsky, while Sanchez owns victories in nine of his last 11 fights overall. Below is a complete...

Emmanuel Sanchez Signs New Fight Contract With Bellator MMA

On the heels of three consecutive wins, Emmanuel Sanchez found himself a hot property in the MMA world. Bellator MMA took notice, agreeing to a new contract with the fighter recently. Sanchez (13-2) is just 25 years old but has already competed 15 times as a pro. He trains out...