Patricio Freire continues to show why he’s one of the most dominant featherweights.
Freire added another win to his resume by defeating No. 2 ranked contender Adam Borics on Saturday at Bellator 286.
“Pitbull” Freire landed leg kicks, jabs and hooks to breakdown his opponent.
Borics, who would’ve been Hungary’s first-ever MMA champion, was forced to defend against Freire’s submission attempts
Freire cruised to a unanimous decision win with scorecards of 48-47, 49-46 and 50-45.
In the co-main event, AJ McKee made a successful lightweight debut against Spike Carlyle, winning also by unanimous decision.
McKee used his grappling to get an advantage over Carlyle. While Carlyle put up a fight, McKee had done enough to secure his debut win.
Here’s the rest of the event’s results:
- Patricio Pitbull (c) def. Adam Borics via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 50-45)
- via unanimous decision (29-26, 30-26, 30-27)
- via first-round TKO (injury)
- Juan Archuleta def. Enrique Barzola via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Bobby Seronio III def. Miguel Peimbert via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Islam Mamedov def. Nick Browne via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Jay Jay Wilson def. Vladimir Tokov via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Khalid Murtazaliev def. Khadzhimurat Bestaev via second-round TKO (punches)
- Sumiko Inaba def. Nadine Mandiau via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
- Weber Almeida def. Ryan Lilley via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Lance Gibson def. Dominic Clark via first-round submission (triangle choke)
- Cee Jay Hamilton def. Richard Palencia via first-round TKO (leg injury)
- Keoni Diggs vs. Ricardo Seixas, lightweight