Pedro Carvalho (11-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) will have to collide with the current two-division champion Patricky Freire, this Thursday. The match will be worth the 145-pound title in the quarterfinals of the featherweight grand prize. Without a doubt, the Bellator 252 It may be that he leaves it at the top, as well as getting into the great history of the company that Scott Coker commands. Notably, the show will be tomorrow at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Not afraid of the champion
Starting with his sayings, the Portuguese said: “I liked how I did it against Derek Campos, for example, but as happy as I may be with a win, I tend to focus on what I could have done better. It is a greater motivation in training. This has certainly been a strange year. I’m not sure why we couldn’t have fought earlier. Regardless, I’m happy the fight has started.
“I have always motivated myself. I always pretend to be the best. While waiting, I continue to train and keep my weight under control, to be ready at any moment. Between March and May, when everything closed due to the pandemic, I practically trained alone. But I did the work and stayed in shape. Other than the date, nothing has changed. I will be the new champion and I will show that I am the best in the world ”, he also explained.
For its part, Peter He highlighted: “The belt is the physical embodiment of a championship. But, in my mind, I am already the champion. I’ll do my job as usual: when the cage door is closed, I’ll hit whoever they put in front of me. Once you are the true champion, nothing will change. I will continue to seek to defeat the best in the world. I have a tireless drive to be the best. Become the champion of Bellator it will only be the beginning of my journey.
“I was sure that he could have been the world champion in March. After so many more months of training, I have no doubt that I will be the new champion. I will shock the world. I will do what I always do. I’m going to force him to make mistakes. For the second round, I will reduce his time so I can hit him with heavy blows. I will win by KO or submission. He will not go to the judges », he closed Pedro Carvalho, throwing a great threat to Patricky Freire.