Patricio Freire will take home a whopping $250,000 for his sixth title defense against AJ McKee in the main event of Bellator 263. Patricio Freire will defend the Bellator featherweight championship for a record sixth time, taking on the undefeated AJ McKee in what promises to be one of the biggest events for Bellator this year.
Additionally, the winner of the fight will also take home a winning bonus of $1 million. Needless to say, the stakes are high and both the fighters will look to get their hands on that million-dollar cheque at Bellator 263.
Patricio Freire is on a seven-fight win streak and currently reigns as the Bellator featherweight and lightweight champion of the world. Widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time, it’s quite remarkable how Patricio Freire has managed to make a name for himself despite never competing in arguably the biggest promotion in the world, the UFC.
Be that as it may, Patricio Freire is regarded as one of the greatest featherweights and will look to continue his domination as he takes on the surging McKee.
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AJ McKee is a former wrestler turned mixed martial artist and started his MMA career in 2015 under the Bellator promotion. He relies on his grappling prowess, however, boasts of an incredible stand-up game as well. AJ McKee is currently on a seventeen-fight win streak and will look to create history this weekend going against Patricio Freire.
Who will win between Patricio Freire and AJ McKee at Bellator 263
Patricio Freire and AJ McKee share the Bellator cage this weekend in what promises to be an exciting main event. While the odds are in the favor of Patricio Freire, and rightfully so owing to his domination in the featherweight division, it won’t be wrong to say that AJ McKee has everything it takes to emerge as the new champion this weekend.
McKee’s grappling prowess will be put to test against a very experienced Freire, who will look at nothing but to put another name in his impressive MMA resume. Be that as it may, it is one of those fights that has the possibility of going in any direction, and fight fans will be on the edge of their seats when it goes down.