Best Shots: Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire knocks Pedro Carvalho out at Bellator 252 – photo report

Two-weight champ Patricio 'Pitbull' KO's Pedro Carvalho in the first round to retain his 145-pound belt title and advance in Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix

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Two-division champion Patricio Freire retained his 145-pound title by knockout in the first round against Pedro Carvalho in the headliner of Bellator 252 earlier today (Nov. 13 in Australia). The contest was one of of the quarter-final bouts if Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix. Check out some of the best photos from the matchup below. Video of knockout can be found here.

Patricio Freire
Patricio Freire walk out | Bellator MMA

Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire leg kicks Pedro Carvalho | Bellator MMA

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Pedro Carvalho vs Patricio Freire
Pedro Carvalho kicks Patricio Freire | Bellator MMA

Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire charging forward in his bout against Pedro Carvalho | Bellator MMA

Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire dominates Pedro Carvalho | Bellator MMA

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Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire jabs Pedro Carvalho | Bellator MMA

Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire KO’s Pedro Carvalho with left hook in Round 1 | Bellator MMA

Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire knocks Pedro Carvalho out | Bellator MMA

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Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho
Patricio Freire victorious over Pedro Carvalho | Bellator MMA

Patricio Pitbull
Lightweight and featherweight champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ retains his 145-pound belt | Bellator MMA

Patricio Pitbull to face Emmanuel Sanchez in Bellator Featherweight WGP Semi-Final

In his next outing at the future event, Patricio Freire is expected to defend his belt against Emmanuel Sanchez, when the pair faces off in the semi-final of WGP.

Emmanuel Sanchez bd Patricio Freire
L-R: Emmanuel Sanchez and Patricio Freire faceoff | Bellator MMA

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