• Sat, Jul 31, 2021
Patricio Freire vs. A.J. McKee

On Saturday, July 31 at the Forum in Inglewood, USA Patricio «Pitbull» Freire will meet A.J. «Mercenary» McKee for Bellator MMA title in a 5-round featherweight bout.

Patricio Freire
Patricio Freire
Pitbull
A.J. McKee
A.J. McKee
Mercenary
Country BrazilBrazil
Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
USAUSA
Long Beach, California, USA
Age 34 years 26 years
Pro 17 years 6 years
Height 5′ 6″ (168 cm) 5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Reach 65½″ (166 cm) 73½″ (187 cm)
Division featherweight
(145 lbs / 65,8 kg)
featherweight
(145 lbs / 65,8 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles
Bellator MMA (lightweight); Bellator MMA (featherweight)
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Record 32 - 4 - 0
(11 KOs)
17 - 0 - 0
(6 KOs)
KOs 34% 35%
Inactive 120 days 254 days
Advant.
A.J. McKee won by submission (guillotine choke) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Forum in Inglewood, California, USA.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Patricio Freire versus A.J. McKee?

  • SHOWTIME

Freire vs. McKee Full Fight Highlights

Freire vs. McKee Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, July 31?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
featherweight (145 lbs)Patricio PitbullAJ McKee Jr.For Bellator MMA tit.
featherweight (145 lbs)Mads BurnellEmmanuel Sanchez
lightweight (155 lbs)Usman NurmagomedovManny Muro
lightweight (155 lbs)Islam MamedovBrent Primus
lightweight (155 lbs)Chris GonzalezGoiti Yamauchi
flyweight (125 lbs)Vanessa PortoIlara Joanne
lightweight (155 lbs)Gadzhi RabadanovDaniel Carey
lightweight (155 lbs)Georgi KarakhanyanKiefer Crosbie
bantamweight (135 lbs)Brian MooreJordan Winski
welterweight (170 lbs)Johnny CisnerosJoshua Jones
Patricio «Pitbull» Freire

Patricio «Pitbull» Freire

Patricio Freire is a Brazilian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Freire has been performing for 17 years.

Patricio was born in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, on July 7, 1987.
He currently resides in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Bellator MMA Featherweight World Grand Prix

Bellator MMA Featherweight World Grand Prix 2021

Last fight

The last fight of Patricio Freire took place on April 2, 2021 against Emmanuel SanchezEmmanuel Sanchez.
Freire won by submission (guillotine choke).

First world title

On September 5, 2014 Patricio Freire became the Bellator MMA featherweight champion.
The Brazilian defeated world champion Pat Curran.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 36
  • Wins: 32
  • Wins by KO: 11
  • Wins by subm: 12
  • Wins by dec: 9
  • Losses: 4
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 3
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Patricio Freire have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-07-31 A.J. McKee Loss
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2021-04-02 Emmanuel Sanchez Win
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2020-11-12 Pedro Carvalho Win
KO (Punch)
2019-09-28 Juan Archuleta Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-05-11 Michael Chandler Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-11-15 Emmanuel Sanchez Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-07-14 Daniel Weichel Win
Decision (Split)
2017-04-21 Daniel Straus Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-08-26 Benson Henderson Loss
TKO (Leg Injury)
2016-04-22 Henry Corrales Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2015-11-06 Daniel Straus Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-06-19 Daniel Weichel Win
KO (Punch)
2015-01-16 Daniel Straus Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-09-05 Pat Curran Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-11-15 Justin Wilcox Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-10-11 Fabricio de Assis Costa da Silva Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-09-13 Diego Nunes Win
KO (Punch)
2013-07-31 Jared Downing Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-01-17 Pat Curran Loss
Decision (Split)
2011-05-21 Daniel Straus Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-04-16 Wilson Reis Win
KO (Punches)
2011-03-19 Georgi Karakhanyan Win
TKO (Punches)
2010-06-24 Joe Warren Loss
Decision (Split)
2010-05-13 Wilson Reis Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-04-22 Will Romero Win
Submission (Inverted Heel Hook)
2009-12-05 Johnny Iwasaki Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2009-09-26 Vinicius Zani Win
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2009-08-13 Giovanni Diniz Win
Submission (Kimura)
2009-04-02 Gleristone Santos Win
KO (Flying Knee)
2008-06-05 Fernando Vieira Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2007-09-27 Paulo Dantas Win
Submission (Heel Hook)
2007-07-05 Jadyson Costa Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2006-04-06 Rafael Silva Win
Submission (Armbar)
2005-09-08 Joao Paulo Rodrigues de Souza Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2005-02-24 Tarcisio Jardim Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2004-10-21 Marlon Silva Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2004-03-09 Dida Dida Win
TKO (Corner Stoppage)

All Patricio Freire's losses

Who all beat Patricio Freire?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-07-31 A.J. McKee Loss
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-08-26 Benson Henderson Loss
TKO (Leg Injury)
2015-11-06 Daniel Straus Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-01-17 Pat Curran Loss
Decision (Split)
2010-06-24 Joe Warren Loss
Decision (Split)

Patricio «Pitbull» Freire Highlights

A.J. «Mercenary» McKee

A.J. «Mercenary» McKee

A.J. McKee is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, McKee has been performing for 6 years and remains undefeated.

A.J. was born in Long Beach, California, USA, on April 7, 1995.
He currently resides in Long Beach, California, USA.

Bellator MMA Featherweight World Grand Prix

Bellator MMA Featherweight World Grand Prix 2021

Last fight

The last fight of A.J. McKee took place on November 19, 2020 against Darrion CaldwellDarrion Caldwell.
McKee won by submission (neck crank).

A.J. McKee vs. Darrion Caldwell 

A.J. McKee's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 17
  • Wins: 17
  • Wins by KO: 6
  • Wins by subm: 6
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did A.J. McKee have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-07-31 Patricio Freire Win
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2020-11-19 Darrion Caldwell Win
Submission (Neck Crank)
2019-12-21 Derek Campos Win
Submission (Armbar)
2019-09-28 Georgi Karakhanyan Win
KO (Punches)
2019-05-11 Pat Curran Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-12-14 Daniel Crawford Win
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2018-09-21 John Teixeira Win
KO (Punch)
2018-04-13 Justin Lawrence Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-11-10 Brian Moore Win
Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2017-08-25 Blair Tugman Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-04-21 Dominic Mazzotta Win
KO (Head Kick)
2017-01-27 Brandon Phillips Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-12-02 Ray Wood Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-08-26 Cody Walker Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-04-16 Danilo Belluardo Win
TKO (Punches)
2015-12-04 J.T. Donaldson Win
KO (Knee)
2015-08-28 James Barnes Win
KO (Punch)
2015-04-10 Marcos Bonilla Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)

All A.J. McKee's losses

A.J. McKee remains undefeated as a professional.

A.J. «Mercenary» McKee Highlights

Latest Odds

  • McKee to win: 1/2
  • Freire to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 17/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Freire or McKee?

Freire and McKee are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Patricio Freire will win by technical knockout.

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