Patricky “Pitbull” Freire is a Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist and the older of the Pitbull Brothers. He started his professional career at 19 years old, a few years after his brother, due to a knee injury. He had his first five fights with a torn ACL.
After joining Bellator, Patricky made a name for himself with explosive knock outs and exciting fights, the flying knee followed by punches against Toby Imada breaking 700,000 viewers on Youtube.
Although he’s known as a knock out artist, Patricky started his martial arts path in Jiu Jitsu and he’s a Black Belt. He won several state and regional titles during his time as a competitor, but never could afford the costs to participate in world or national championships.
He’s a two times Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament Runner Up and one of the most exciting fighters
in the entire sport.
Among his record, there are victories over former WEC Lightweight champion Rob McCullough, the aforementioned Imada, UFC veteran Kurt Pellegrino, one time Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament
Champion David Rickels and one time Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament Runner Up Saad Awad.