Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-04-02, the mma fight Patricio Freire vs Emmanuel Sanchez 2 gets three stars thanks to a good finish.
Sanchez vs Pitbull 2, main event of Bellator 255, is the semi-final of the Bellator featherweight world grand prix tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Patricio Freire record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, current Bellator Fw and Lw champion Patricio Freire entered this fight with a professional mma record of 31-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Alexander Volkanovski).
Patricio ‘Pitbull’ lost to Benson Henderson in 2016 (Henderson vs Freire) but then he has won six matches defeating Juan Archuleta (Patricio Freire vs Juan Archuleta) and Pedro Carvalho in his last two (Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho).
Emmanuel Sanchez record
His opponent, the black belt in karate and Bjj Emmanuel Sanchez, has an official record of 20-4-0 (45% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the featherweight division.
He was defeated by Patricio Freire in their first fight in 2018 (Patricio Freire vs Emmanuel Sanchez), but then he has won over Georgi Karakhanyan (Emmanuel Sanchez vs Georgi Karakhanyan 2), Tywan Claxton and Daniel Weichel (Daniel Weichel vs Emmanuel Sanchez 2).
Pitbull’s next fight: Patricio Freire vs AJ McKee
Sanchez’s next fight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs Mads Burnell
Pitbull vs Sanchez 2 full fight video / highlights
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Official video (USA)
Official video – full event
Pitbull vs Sanchez 2 highlights – spoiler
Bellator 255 info
Event: Bellator 255: Pitbull vs Sanchez 2
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Bellator 255 weigh-in
Bellator 255 results
Here are the results of all the fights of Bellator 255.
Patricio Freire def. Emmanuel Sanchez via SUB r1
Jason Jackson def. Neiman Gracie via UD
Tyrell Fortune def. Jack May via TKO r1
Usman Nurmagomedov def. Mike Hamel via UD
Kana Watanabe def. Alejandra Lara via SD
Magomed Magomedov def. Cee Jay Hamilton via SUB r2
Mandel Nallo def. Ricardo Seixas via KO r1
Khalid Murtazaliev def. Fabio Aguiar via UD
Chris Gonzalez def. Roger Huerta via TKO r3
Jose Augusto def. Jonathan Wilson via SUB r1
Roman Faraldo def. Trevor Gudde via TKO r1
Jordan Newman def. Branko Busick via TKO r2
Pitbull vs Sanchez 2 result
Patricio Freire defeated Emmanuel Sanchez via submission guillotine choke at 3:35, round 1.