Bellator 263 is the most hyped up, Most anticipated fight in Bellator history between the face of Bellator Patricio Pitbull vs the rising star AJ McKee.
Besides the Featherweight title fight there’s so many fighters and fights to watch looking to make a name for themselves with new viewers… Move up the Bellator rankings.
Man I can’t wait for Saturday night!!
There’s the Gracie Dynasty now the Nurmagomedov dynasty. Usman Nurmagomedov part of the next generation, Future Bellator Lightweight champion.
Usman Nurmagomedov is one talented fighter ONLY 23 years old but man he’s IMPRESSIVE to watch. The way he kicks with ease with different angles, Accurate striking. Fights like Israel Adesanya. I was blown away with Usman’s Bellator debut against Mike Hamel.
Second fight of Usman’s Bellator career is against the tough Manny Muro. Undefeated fighter in his Bellator career & Jackson Wink product.
“He’ll give me a good fight but I’m in looking for finish.”What the Heck Podcast
“I’m working with the top tier fighters all my life since I was born basically.”Mike Heck Podcast
Guarantee he’ll be challenging for Bellator Lightweight title in 2022!!
Silver Medalist 2017 Greco Roman Wrestling(US National Championship) 8th place at the World Championship for the 2016 US National Team. Training now at Team Alpha Male with Cody Garbrandt, Chad Mendes, Lance Palmer, Joseph Benavidez.
Toughest fight for Chris Gonzalez is against the Bellator veteran Goiti Yamaguchi. Must be confident in his abilities from the training at Team Alpha Male to really want to fight a tough fighter, He’s no joke.
“A lot of that was because that’s what I’ve been telling Bellator I wanted. I don’t think they’ve given me anything more than I asked for,” Gonzalez explained. “I’ve continually asked for better competition and high-level fights, because I see myself as a high-level competitor as well. I train with some of the best guys in the world at Team Alpha Male, and I’m ready. Mentally, physically, all-around, I’m ready, and I’ve risen to the occasion thus far.”
Yamaguchi defeated fighters Daniel Weichel, Adam Piccolotti, Daron Cruickshank. Tied for most Bellator Lightweight submission wins with five, Most Bellator submission wins with Bellator.
Tales of two different fighting styles from Gonzalez wrestling to Goiti Yamaguchi Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu.
“Goiti is a really tough competitor,” Gonzalez said. “He’s been a Top 5 fighter in my eyes for the last five-plus years. He’s been fighting all the top competition, so it’s a great opportunity for me to show my worth and show that I’m a contender, and I’m here to stay, and I’m a legitimate threat for the title. I’m coming for it.”https://www.mmaweekly.com/chris-gonzalez-wants-to-show-hes-a-legitimate-contender-at-bellator-263
Part of the Dagestan savages, Newly signed Bellator fighter formerly fought for PFL and had a very successful career too. Mamedov has a 19-1 record for a reason. Defeated a talented fighters from Thiago Tavares (Former UFC fighter), Ylies Djiroun Contenders Norwich Lightweight Champion, Natan Schulte current PFL Lightweight Champion.
Since the man is talented fighting former Bellator Lightweight Title Challenger… Brent Primus.
“If you want to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best,” he stated. “Of course I’m happy they gave me the former champ.”https://cagesidepress.com/2021/07/29/bellator-263-islam-mamedov-joined-promotion-gave-offer-couldnt-refuse/
Last name sounds familiar… Yes the younger brother of Zabit. Khasan is one talented kid as well ONLY 20 years old with a 5-0 record.
“It was always my goal to try myself and try my skills and bring my talents to Bellator, because Bellator is one of the major organizations,” Magomedsharipov said. “It’s on the same level, I believe, as the UFC. For me, I think to debut overseas in the U.S., Bellator will be the best option for me. That’s why I picked Bellator.”https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/07/bellator-263-video-khasan-zabit-magomedsharipov-brother-debut-fight
Fights very similar to Zabit fighting style but just with nore experience he’ll only get better. Training with striking mastermind and pizza owner Mark Henry in New Jersey.