Bellator 178: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Reclaims FW Crown
By FCF Staff
Patricio “Pitbull” Freire is Bellator’s featherweight champ once again, as the noted finisher submitted Daniel Straus with a second round, guillotine choke on Friday to reclaim the title.
The fight marked the fourth time the two have fought, and the third time “Pitbull” has defeated Straus.
Here are the results for Bellator 178, which took place in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Patricio Freire def. Daniel Straus via submission (guillotine) R2, 0:37
Ilima MacFarlane def. Jessica Middleton via submission (armbar) R1, 2:15
Saad Awad def. Ryan Quinn via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
A.J. McKee def. Dominic Mazzotta via knockout (kick) R1, 1:15
Kastriot Xhema def. Nick Alley via TKO (strikes) R1, 3:19
Blair Tugman def. Tom English via submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 4:54
Jordan Young def. Tim Caron via submission (D’Arce choke) R1, 3:55
Ed Ruth def. David Mundell via TKO (strikes) R2, 3:13
Tyrell Fortune def. Branko Busick via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)