13 November 2020 04:37
Carvalho" is set to air tonight (Thurs., Nov. 12, 2020) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., featuring Featherweight champion "Pitbull" Patricio Freire (30-4) putting his title on the line against rising star Pedro Carvalho (11-3). Pedro Carvalho — Freire KO 2:10 R1. Logan Storley — Amosov SD 28-29, 29-28 X2. Roman Faraldo vs. Pat Casey — Faraldo KO 2:30 R2.
Aaron Pico vs. John de Jesus — Pico KO 4:12 R2. Manny Muro vs. Devin Powell — Muro UD 30-27 X2, 29-28. Jornel Lugo vs. Schyler Sootho — Lugo UD 29-28, 30-27 X2. Keri Taylor Melendez vs. Emilee King — Melendez sub (RNC) 3:02 R1. Lucas Brennan vs. Andrew Salas — Brennan UD 30-27, 30-26 X2. The challenger Carvalho is 11-3 in the blue gloves and black trunks, draped in the flag of Portugal as he makes the walk to the Bellator cage. Freire is 33, Carvalho 25. Despite all the talking leading up to this fight, both men touched gloves during final instructions. Round 1: Carvalho charges in and lands the first leg kick. A left hook lands and Carvalho momentarily stiffens up. They jockey for position and Carvalho throws a knee. Carvalho tries to pressure him backward but Freire rocks him with a right and takes the back as they go to the mat. Carvalho escapes and gets back to his feet but that's twice now he's been rocked by a shot. Final result: Patricio Freire wins by knockout at 2:10 of the first round. Sanchez is 19-4 heading into this rematch in search of a win with the white trunks with black trim and blue gloves, while his opponent Weichel is 40-11 in the red gloves, black trunks with silver trim. 5'9" to 5'10" from Sanchez to Weichel, while both men have a 70" reach. Sanchez fights out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Weichel fights out of Frankfurt, Germany. Round 1: Sanchez comes right out with a flying knee that misses. Weichel takes him down at 20 seconds but lets him back up. Sanchez tries to back Weichel up to the fence but he circles and comes forward. Head kick from Sanchez and a few body kicks. Weichel continues to jab with the left hand and pump the right hook. Sanchez puts a left clean on his chin. Body kick from Sanchez. Sanchez has him against the fence for a second. Weichel trips him and he cartwheels to keep on his fight. He hurts Weichel with a right hook. Left head kick connects. Weichel circles and Sanchez stays with him. Left hook by Weichel. Sanchez with the left and a leg kick. Round 2: Sanchez hasn't lost a step between rounds. 45 seconds in and he has Weichel hurt with a body shot, and he knows it. Sanchez chases him across the cage and lands another. Weichel crumbles at 1:18 and Sanchez gets on top looking to finish the fight. He takes the back throwing right hands and Anderson warns Weichel he needs to move. Weichel gets back up at 2:26 and Sanchez starts attacking to the body again. Weichel is throwing wild hooks trying to keep Sanchez at bay. Sanchez clinches to throw knees. Body kick. Lefts and rights. Weichel with one hard counter hook in there. Sanchez spins him around with a leg kick. Weichel backs up. Spinning heel kick from Sanchez. Sanchez clips the lead left leg with a hard kick immediately. Weichel lands one jab out of about six strikes thrown by both men. They exchange leg kicks and Weichel momentarily makes Sanchez slip. Knee to the body from Sanchez. Weichel pops him with the left jab. Weichel is having mobility issues with his left leg. Weichel nearly trips him off a kick. Clinch for a knee from Sanchez. Head kick flush for Sanchez. Round 4: Weichel is trying to turn the tide by getting his arms around Sanchez from behind looking for a takedown. He's unable to break Sanchez down and he turns around to throw a knee before they move back to center. Sanchez gets him backpedaling with the jab. Weichel keeps his right arm tucked low trying to prevent body shots from getting through. He throws a right hook and gets behind Sanchez again. He's leaning into him with all of his weight but Sanchez is keeping his posture upright. Sanchez gets his back to the fence with two minutes remaining. Sanchez stuffs a takedown. Sanchez continues to open it up with lefts. Leg kick. It's all there for Sanchez. Round 5: Sanchez was reportedly on his feet the entire time between rounds. Weichel tries to push Sanchez to the fence but he easily spins free. Head kick connects. Weichel shoots, Sanchez blocks. He throws a leg kick instead. Sanchez drops levels and takes Weichel down at 1:43. Weichel tries to connect with upkicks but Sanchez gets back on top in half guard. Weichel gets him back to full guard and tries to kick him away. Every time he does Sanchez gets right back on top. Sanchez lets him up at 3:28. Weichel lands a couple of left jabs and his corner gets very excited. Sanchez lands a hard right hook. Knee from Sanchez. Head kick is blocked. Final result: The judges score it 48-46, 49-46 and 49-45 for Emmanuel Sanchez. Amosov is 24-0 while Storley is 11-0. Storley fights out of Webster, South Dakota in the black trunks and blue gloves. Amosov has black trunks and red gloves fighting out of Kiev, Ukraine. Round 1: A glove tap gets us underway before Storley goes for a single leg. Amosov balances like a flamingo as Storley tries and fails to get him to the ground. He lets a heavy kick go as Storley backs off. Amosov throws the combos and stuffs another takedown. Storley finally gets Amosov down to his knees and tries to take the back. Amosov eats a right hand as he gets free. Round 2: Storley gets a takedown at 45 seconds and briefly has one hook in. Amasov escapes but Storley gets him back to his knees, making him carry all of Storley's weight. He gets up again at 1:30 and turns free nine seconds later. Amosov sprawls but Storley gets another takedown. Amosov nearly turned it into a d'arce choke but Storley slipped free. Amosov opens up with some strikes and circles away. Amosov goes for the d'arce a couple more times but he doesn't have it. He gets behind Storley as he stands back up. He stuffs a takedown though and pops Storley with a couple of shots. Left hook flush for Amosov. Amosov makes Storley stumble a bit by grabbing one leg. Left hook. Storley wraps his arms around Amosov from behind and pulls him to the mat, getting one hook in and going for a rear naked choke. Amosov breaks free. Amosov gets back up with 18 seconds left. Storley lands a good left hook. Final result: 29-28 Storley, 29-28 Amosov, and 29-28 for Amosov by split decision.