Bellator ‘champ champ’ Patricio Freire put his featherweight title on the line against Juan Archuleta this evening in Los Angeles.
The highly anticipated bout served as tonight’s Bellator 228 co-headliner.
Patricio Freire was most recently seen in action at May’s Bellator 221 event, where he defeated to Michael Chandler to claim the promotions lightweight title.
‘Pitbull’ enters tonight’s event on a four fight win streak.
Meanwhile, Juan Archuleta (23-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s title fight on an uber impressive eighteen fight win streak.
Despite multiple fouls early on in that caused brief pauses in the action, tonight’s featherweight title fight produced some great moments. Patricio Freire was able to drop Juan Archuleta on multiple occasions on route to a hard fought unanimous decision victory.
Check out the highlights below:
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Official Bellator 228 Result: Patricio Freire def. Juan Archuleta
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This article first appeared on bjpenn.com September 28, 2019