Bellator 263: Pros react to AJ McKee choking out Patricio Pitbull to lift Sizable Prix

Bellator 263 weigh-ins: AJ McKee (photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Bellator 263 weigh-ins: AJ McKee (photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Opponents react to the Bellator 263 main tournament of Patricio Pitbull vs. AJ McKee

In the ideal fight of his expert MMA profession, and the ideal fight in Bellator MMA ancient past, AJ McKee has became the main man to submit Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, final undefeated, winning the Bellator Featherweight Sizable Prix and changing into the unusual Bellator featherweight champion within the main tournament of Bellator 263.

The bout used to be the battle of Freire, champ-champ and arguably the face of Bellator MMA, taking on a homegrown skill who has been slowly and undoubtedly built into a prominent Bellator title.

Freire, whose featherweight title reign started at Bellator 178 four years ago, evolved into tonight’s final with a unanimous decision over Juan Archuleta, a knockout of Pedro Carvalho and a submission of Emmanuel Sanchez.

McKee’s tournament direction saw him ranking an eight-2d knockout of Georgi Karakhanyan and submissions of Derek Campos and Darrion Caldwell — the latter of which earned him the 2020 Submission of the 365 days.

Fellow opponents join the MMA community in going berserk after AJ McKee makes ancient past and wins the Bellator Featherweight Sizable Prix, featherweight championship

After a soundless first minute of the fight, all through which each and every men felt every varied out, McKee landed a excessive kick and vexed Freire. McKee landed a pair of more photographs and idea the fight used to be over, elevating his hands in earn collectively. Nonetheless the referee did no longer step in.

In space of paying the price, then over again, McKee managed to lock in a standing guillotine and assign apart render Freire unconscious, giving him the championship and tournament title.

Admire how MMA pros reacted to McKee winning the Sizable Prix.

AJ McKee is that dude!!!!!! My goodness

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 1, 2021

Jesus AJ McKee lol this dude is the truth!

— Deron Winn (@DeronWinn) August 1, 2021

AJ McKee honest assign apart that thing on Pitbull . Mountainous dope moment for his father Antonio McKee ! 💥🔥

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) August 1, 2021

Chuffed for @ELNegro01 and @ajmckee101 these cats had a method and caught with it. They did it out of his fathers gym too. Fully incredible Los Angeles loves that child! Congratulations champ! Winning a mountainous prize adjustments your life. to search what the future holds for AJ!

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 1, 2021

Bellator 263 took space on July 31, 2021, dwell from Discussion board in Los Angeles, CA. Be conscious along with FanSided who used to be cageside for all of your dwell recordsdata and highlights.

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