Will he handle it?Coach Juan Gomez gives his side of story after scrap with Mackenzie Dern’s husband: ‘In the end, I lost a friend’ I’m going to knock Patricio out.”Freire, of course, is no easy nut to crack. Then, everything changes.”Carvalho’s confidence ahead of the matchup contrasts with the oddsmakers’ assessment of the matchup. Bellator champ-champ Patricio Pitbull, featherweight title challenger Pedro Carvalho, and fan-favorite Nick Newell join Shakiel Mahjouri for this special Bellator 241 preview show. But the challenger said his journey to the top of the Bellator featherweight division has been an object lesson in beating the odds as he has repeatedly triumphed as a betting underdog en route to a shot at the title.Pedro Carvalho ready to dethrone 'Pitbull' at Bellator 241: 'I'm going to knock Patricio out'Florida community stunned by Hurricane Sally’s strength: 'No one thought it would be like this'“I can’t deny that I’m pretty happy with all of this,” he admitted.
And as I remembered (Freire’s) words that he wanted to rest, I thought I would put myself in March and see what happens.”“Before the bracket day, the day before we already knew that the champion was going to have the ‘Champion’s Choice.’ It was just a surprise for the fans; we already knew,” he explained. Pedro Carvalho defeats Sam Sicilia via Submission at 1:56 of Round 2 Carvalho Submission Round 2.
If he passes the second round, he’s going to be just a body hanging around the cage. How to stream ‘Pitbull’ Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho in Bellator 241 Pitbull is a two-division champ.
Background. I was picked so I could be his party in his first fight in Bellator, but I went out there and I beat him. By: Simon Head and Christian Stein | March 14, 2020 1:00 pm Patricio Freire and Pedro Carvalho should have met inside the Bellator cage by now, but matters above and beyond their control meant the two featherweight rivals were left Read more. “My eyes are always on my future opponents, and of course the champion is always one of my main targets. I was 13 years old when I decided to not be like a normal kid so I could reach my dreams. All those hours, all that sacrifice – the betting houses, the cameras, they don’t see it. Latest on Pedro Carvalho including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN So I was seeing all of his interviews, and he was saying that he wanted some time to rest after the fight (and) he wouldn’t pick December or January, so I knew he would pick March or February.”Carvalho was originally set to take on former bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell in the final quarterfinal matchup in the tournament bracket.
Bellator 241: Pitbull vs. Carvalho was a scheduled event to take place on March 13, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
By: Nolan King and Matt Erickson | March 11, 2020 7:30 pm UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Pedro Carvalho isn’t letting his emotions get the best of him ahead of Bellator 241. Per multiple reports, Bellator MMA is ready to open their doors. And when “Pitbull” chose him, it meant that his pre-draw gameplan had worked out to perfection.Dublin-based Portuguese contender Pedro Carvalho was considered one of the dark horses in the Bellator featherweight grand prix tournament. It’s not the first time I’m the underdog, but that doesn’t bother me at all.“By the time I had the draw, we had Borics and Caldwell, and I didn’t want January because I wanted to enjoy Christmas, and Caldwell was a former champion. I’ll just go out there and do what I always do and try to prove that I’m one of the best in the world.
But his schedule must be exhausting. It meant Carvalho had the fight he wanted all along, and even though he isn’t sure of “Pitbull’s” motives for choosing him instead of Caldwell, he says he’s just happy the champ called his name.Manager Abe Kawa on Israel Adesanya's 'mind deal' to fight Jon Jones: 'There's no deal anywhere'“It could be he thinks I’m an easy fight,” Carvalho said. But that all changed when “Pitbull” used his “Champion’s Choice” at the selection show and opted to face Carvalho, with Caldwell left to take on the other unmatched member of the draw, Adam Borics.MMA Junkie Radio #3026: Reaction to Nate Diaz, B.J.