The Bellator Fighting Championships officially announced that Patricky “Pitbull” Freire will compete in their upcoming Season 4 lightweight tournament. His brother Patricio will be competing in the Bellator featherweight tournament.
Freire brings a 7-1 record in the tournament after competing exclusively in Brazil. However Freire his ready to showcase his skills on a bigger stage according to the Bellator.com release;
I’m very anxious to show fans in the United States what I’m capable of.
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always wanted to fight at a really high level, and now I will with Bellator. I have always trained and fought very hard, and now it’s time to test myself in deeper waters.
Freire along with Michael Chandler, Ferrid Kheder, Rob McCullough, Carey Vanie and Lloyd Woodard are the confirmed participants for the tournament that is set to kick-off in March.