INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Bellator makes its return Saturday, and the Bellator featherweight championship, as effectively as a $1 million purchase bonus, will be on the line in the astronomical prix finals.
Bellator 263 takes disclose at The Forum with the predominant card airing on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie. Atop the bill, featherweight and light-weight champion Patricio Freire (32-4 MMA,) defends his 145-pound title against undefeated challenger A.J. McKee (17-0 MMA, 17-0 BMMA).
The co-primary event additionally parts a key featherweight matchup, this one between Mads Burnell (15-3 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) and Emmanuel Sanchez (20-5 MMA, 12-4 BMMA).
Following Friday’s legit Bellator 263 weigh-ins, the athletes came face to face for some archaic pre-battle staredowns.