Patricio “Pitbull” Freire
Following his title defense win against Daniel Straus, Bellator MMA Featherweight Champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, accompanied by his Wrestling Coach Eric Albarracin, traveled from Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil to Manhattan, Kansas, for stem cell treatment at Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center in hopes of accelerating his healing before his next title defense against Daniel “The Weisel” Weichel.
Patrício Freire (born July 7, 1987 in Natal, Brazil) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator’s Featherweight division, where he is the current Featherweight Champion. He is the younger brother of Lightweight fighter Patricio Freire. Both brothers often use the moniker “Pitbull”,
“I’ve been to the US 30 times and my trip to Manhattan, Kansas was the best. I am very grateful for the treatment.” Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.