Having had three fights Stateside in the Bellator promotion, Patrício “Pitbull” Freire now has a date and opponent for his fourth, against the USA’s Anthony Morrison in Philadelphia on October 21.
According to Bellator president Bjorn Rebney, Pitbull is taking the bout to keep in rhythm, as the fighter already has a berth at the next Bellator under-66kg (under-145kg) GP. Patrício holds a record of 14 wins and just one loss, and dreams of his brother, Patricky Pitbull, signing with the promotion.
“Together with my manager, we spoke to the president of the event and he said that my brother being in the under-70 kg (under-155 lbs) GP. I’m really happy to be fighting at Bellator and having a chance for my brother to fight there, too,” remarks the fighter from the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte.