Bellator 286: Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire defends featherweight title with dominant win over Adam Borics

Patrick Freire
Freire has now won two in a row and nine of his last 10 fights

Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire defended his featherweight title with a dominant victory over Adam Borics at Bellator 286 on Saturday.

The Brazilian, 35, beat Hungary’s Borics by unanimous decision with scores of 48-47, 49-46 and 50-45 at the Long Beach Arena in California.

Freire now has a total of eight title defenses across three reigns.

His win marks the first defense of his current reign after reclaiming his title from AJ McKee in April.

Meanwhile, McKee made a successful lightweight debut in the co-main event in his hometown.

The 27-year-old ended American Spike Carlyle’s four-fight winning streak by unanimous decision (29-26, 30-26, 30-27) in his first fight since losing to Freire.

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