Bellator 263: Pitbull vs McKee Live
Main card: Patricio Pitbull VS. AJ McKee
Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix tournament
Bellator is currently hosting the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix tournament.
Patricio Pitbull has a family history of fighting or wrestling. He was a professional boxer for many years before he transitioned to mixed martial arts. Pitbull is also the youngest fighter in his family to win a title belt and hold it for over ten years.
Pitbull has an aggressive style that he uses in the ring and cage where he loves to get inside on his opponents with punches. The Brazilian-born fighter is hardworking and dedicated as well as charismatic which makes him popular with fans. Pitbull is also a skilled grappler who started practicing judo at a young age and continued onto jiu-jitsu when he became more serious about MMA competition.
A.J McKee is a mixed martial arts fighter from Northern Ireland. A.J has always been the smallest in his family which lead to him being bullied and picked on as a child. He was also somber and introverted as a child because he was battling against depression, anxiety, ADHD and dyslexia. His older brother suggested that he try some MMA training because it could be useful to defend himself in the future.
A.J had an amateur fight at 17 years old when he was 18 and then became a professional at 21 years old after winning six amateur titles. McKee has been fighting full-time in Bellator for over three years now.
Patricio Pitbull mma is a well-known Latin fighter.
In his recent bout on December 16, 2017, Pitbull was able to take down Shengliang for two rounds and landed more than 90% of his strikes.
AJ McKee is an American Mixed Martial Arts fighter. He has competed in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championships. McKee has also fought for the World Series of Fighting.
McKee was born and raised in Minnesota where he began to wrestle at age 5 and he continued to wrestle through high school until graduating from Woodbury Senior High School with honors and one second place finish in wrestling state championship.