Bellator 252 Pitbull vs Carvalho
On Thursday, Nov. 12, Bellator MMA will host its 252nd event from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In the night’s main event, the promotion’s featherweight tournament continues as current champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire takes on Portugal’s Pedro Carvalho. The Brazilian Pitbull currently holds the promotion’s lightweight strap as well, with his last defeat coming in 2016. Carvalho has yet to taste defeat in the Bellator cage.
Another tournament quarterfinal is featured on the main as Daniel Weichel and Emmanuel Sanchez meet for a second time. Germany’s Weichel edged Sanchez by split decision in the pair’s prior meeting four years ago.
MMA Fighting has Bellator 252 results for the Pitbull vs. Carvalho fight card Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Patricio Freire will defend his Bellator featherweight title against Pedro Carvalho in the main event that is also part of the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix.
Daniel Weichel and Emmanuel Sanchez will clash in another Featherweight Grand Prix quarterfinal contest in the co-main event.
U.S. Broadcast: CBS Sports Network
Promotion: Bellator MMA
Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC
Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
Location: Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
MMA Bouts: 10
|Patricio Freire||Name||Pedro Carvalho|
|Pitbull||Other names||The Game|
|1.65 m||Height||180 cm|
|145 lb||Weight||145 lb|
|Featherweight, Lightweight||Division||Featherweight, Lightweight|
|166 cm||Reach||178 cm|
|Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu||Rank||Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under John Kavanagh|
|Mixed martial arts record|
Main card (CBS Sports Network at 7 p.m. ET)
Patricio Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho
Daniel Weichel vs. Emmanuel Sanchez
Yaroslav Amosov vs. Logan Storley
Prelims (MMA Fighting at 4 p.m. ET)
Aaron Pico vs. John de Jesus
Roman Faraldo vs. Pat Casey
Devin Powell vs. Manny Muro
Jornel Lugo vs. Schyler Sootho
Keri Taylor-Melendez vs. Emilee King
Gabriel Vega vs. Brandon Phillips
Khonry Gracie vs. Trevor Gudde
Bellator 252 fight card, odds
Patricio Pitbull (c) -650 vs. Pedro Carvalho +475, featherweight title and Grand Prix quarterfinal
Emmanuel Sanchez -220 vs. Daniel Weichel +180, Featherweight Grand Prix quarterfinal
Yaroslav Amosov -195 vs. Logan Storley +165, welterweights
John De Jesus vs. Aaron Pico, featherweights
Emilee King vs. Keri Taylor Melendez, strawweights
Brandon Phillips vs. Gabriel Varga, featherweights
Manny Muro vs. Devin Powell, lightweights
Jornel Lugo vs. Schyler Sootho, bantamweights
Lucas Brennan vs. Andrew Salas, featherweights
Pat Casey vs. Roman Faraldo, welterweights
Khonry Gracie vs. Trevor Gudde, welterweights