Mute undefeated in rematches (second fights), Patricio Freire reclaimed the Bellator featherweight belt final Friday.
At Bellator 277, ‘Pitbull’ confirmed a more smooth model of himself and defeated A.J. McKee through unanimous determination after being choked unconscious by the ‘Mercenary’ in their first come across.
In an interview with Gargantuan Lutas’ YouTube channel, the Brazilian explained the adjustments he made for the second day out. Most of them, Pitbull says, had more to enact with discovering out originate better whereas in antagonistic territory.
“For positive, the ideal commerce used to be my behavior within the cage,” Freirea talked about. “I was technique too relaxed within the final battle, as a result of followers like been too pumped. It used to be in Los Angeles, my opponent’s turf. I switched on that ‘smooth down’ button and I was technique too at ease. We like been discovering out one every other and I ended up folding below the stress he placed on at the starting put.”
“(This time around), I didn’t let him stress me.” Freire talked about. I didn’t fold at any level in scream no longer to take the battle nearer to the fence. It used to be the different.”
The decide over McKee extends Freire’s (33-5) epic to 9-1 in his final ten outings. Before the loss in July 2021, the 34-year-used scored wins over a few of Bellator’s most critical names, reminiscent of Michael Chandler, Juan Archuleta and Daniel Straus, among others.