Bellator 178 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut is sure to be a card fight fans are going to love.
Straus vs Pitbull 4 is going to be an epic fight as this is the fourth time Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Daniel Straus will battle it out in the cage once more. With Patricio holding two wins over Straus, this could be anyone’s fight.They had their first battle at Bellator 45 with Pitbull taking the win via unanimous decision. At Bellator 132 they faced off again with Patricio taking the win again in the 4th round via rear naked choke, although it was a battle that was so great Bellator said let’s do it again. This time Straus was able to come emerge victorious with a unanimous decision win. Flash forward to tomorrow night and we will see who is going to win their most likely final fight together. With a ton of amazing fights on this card the main event is just a bonus.
On the main card:
Patricio “PITBULL” Freire 25-4-0 takes on Daniel Straus 23-6-0 for the Featherweight World Title.
Jessica Middleton 2-0-0 will face Ilima-Lei Macfarlane 5-0-0 is the Flyweight featured women’s MMA fight of the evening. Dominic Mazzotta 11-1-0 vs Aj Mckee 7-0-0 featherweight featured fight. Ryan Quinn 13-6-1 vs Saad Awad 19-9-0 lightweight featured fight. There is a ton of prelim fights on the card, that won’t be aired on Spike, but the live results will be here on MMA UK for all you fight fans to check out.
Main card ( SPIKE TV 9pm ET )
Patricio “PITBULL” Freire 25-4-0 vs Daniel Straus 23-6-0 FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT winner by Guillotine :37 Round 2 Patricio “PITBULL” Freire and new BELLATOR FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION
Jessica Middleton 2-0-0 vs Ilima-Lei Macfarlane 5-0-0 FLYWEIGHT FEATURE FIGHT winner via Arm Bar 2:15 Round 1 Ilima-Lei Macfarlane
Dominic Mazzotta 11-1-0 vs AJ MCKee 7-0-0 FEATHERWEIGHT FEATURE FIGHT winner via TKO head kick AJ MCKee 1:15 Round 1
Ryan Quinn 13-6-1 vs Saad Awad 19-9-0 LIGHTWEIGHT FEATURE FIGHT 30-27 winner via unanimous decision Saad Awad
Mak Kelleher 1-3 vs Don Shainis 1-1 CATCHWEIGHT Don Shainis wins via unanimous decision
Tyrell Fortune 2-0 vs. Branko Busick (Debut) HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT 29-27 winner by unanimous decision Tyrell Fortune
Jordan Young 6-0 vs. Tim Caron 6-0 CATCHWEIGHT FIGHT Jordan Young winner via D’arce Choke 3:55 Round 1
Ed Ruth 2-0 vs. Aaron Goodwine 2-0 WELTERWEIGHT FIGHT
Kemran Lachinov 2-2 vs. Sam Watford 2-1 WELTERWEIGHT FIGHT Kemran Lachinov winner split decision 30-26 27-28 30-26
Chris Foster 10-5 vs. Shane Manley 3-2 FEATHERWEIGHT FIGHT 29-28 Manley 29-28 Foster 29-28 Foster winner split decision Chris Foster
Nick Alley 1-0 vs. Kastroit Xhema (Debut) WELTERWEIGHT FIGHT Kastroit Xhema winner via TKO 3:19 Round 1
Thomas English 6-7 vs. Blair Tugman 9-6 FEATHERWEIGHT FIGHT winner Blair Tubman via Rear Naked Choke 4:54 Round 3
John Lopez 8-3 vs. Remo Cardarelli 6-5 FLYWEIGHT FIGHT 30-27 29-28 winner via unanimous decision Remo Cardarelli
Regivaldo Carvalho 3-2 vs. Jason Perrin 3-2 BANTAMWEIGHT FIGHT Regivaldo Carvalho winner via Guillotine Choke round 2:58 Round 3
Billy Giovanella 9-5 vs. Joshua Ricci 3-0 FLYWEIGHT FIGHT fight cancelled