Bellator MMA promotion will present Bellator 263 event this weekend. The event is headlined by the featherweight world grand prix tournament final match with Patricio “Pitbull” Freire defending the featherweight title against AJ McKee.
Bellator is promoting this as the biggest fight in the promotion’s history. Pitbull currently holds both Lightweight and Featherweight Championship and is undefeated in his last 7 fights, a run that started almost five years ago. On the other hand, AJ McKee remains unbeaten in his MMA career with 17 wins. 6 of those wins came by knockout while he got 6 more finishes with a submission.
The winner of this match would certainly be treated as a contender for the best featherweight fighter at this time along with $1 millioin. So, who would that fighter be? Freire or McKee?
Read on to check the complete results, fight card, date, start time, and how to watch Bellator 263: Pitbull vs McKee.
Bellator 263: Fight Card
Georgi Karakhanyan Defeats Kiefer Crosbie – Lightweight Bout
Georgi Karakhanyan won via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:25
Brian Moore defeats Jordan Winski – Bantamweight Bout
Brian Moore Won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Joshua Jones defeats Johnny Cisneros – Middleweight Bout
Joshua Jones won via TKO (ground-and-pound) – Round 2, 4:15
Khasan Magomedsharipov defeats Jonathan Quiroz – Featherweight Bout
Khasan Magomedsharipov won via TKO (ground-and-pound) – Round 2, 4:15
Vanessa Porto defeats Ilara Joanne – Women’s Flyweight Bout
Vanessa Porto won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Gadzhi Rabadanov defeats Daniel Carey – Lightweight Bout
Gadzhi Rabadanov won via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:57
Islam Mamedov defeats Brent Primus – Lightweight Bout
Islam Mamedov won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Usman Nurmagomedov defeats Manny Muro – Lightweight Bout
Usman Nurmagomedov won via TKO (knee and punches) – Round 1, 3:30
GOITI YAMAUCHI defeats CHRIS GONZALEZ – Lightweight Bout
GOITI YAMAUCHI won via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:03
Mads Burnell defeats Emmanuel Sanchez – Featherweight Bout
Mads Burnell won via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
AJ McKee defeats Patricio Freire – Featherweight Title Fight – Grand Prix Final
AJ McKee won via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 1:57
Bellator 263: How to Watch & Start Time
The prelims will be available on Bellator’s Youtube channel from 7 PM EST onwards. The main card will be available via below methods.
- United States: Showtime PPV from 10 PM EST. Prelims from 7 PM on Youtube and Showtime TV channel.
- United Kingdom: Prelims on BBC iPlayer from 11:55 BST and main card from 3 AM BST on 1 August.
- Australia: Prelims on Youtube from 9 AM AEST on 1 August. PPV on 10Play from 12 PM AEST.