A.J. McKee unimpressed with Patricio Pitbull’s Bellator 286 title protection: ‘It sucked ass’

A.J. McKee unimpressed with Patricio Pitbull’s Bellator 286 title protection: ‘It sucked ass’

A.J. McKee concurs with followers who weren’t thrilled with Patricio Pitbull’s newest winning performance.

The used featherweight champion had the possibility to imagine Pitbull in motion following his own strive against at Saturday’s Bellator 286 card at in Prolonged Seashore, Calif., a unanimous resolution victory over Spike Carlyle. Even supposing Pitbull scored a commanding take over Adam Borics to successfully defend his 145-pound title, the are residing viewers booed the Brazilian smartly-known person’s methodical ways on occasion, prompting him to fireplace wait on with a “Fyou, all americans” sooner or later of his put up-strive against interview.

McKee regarded on The MMA Hour on Monday and he became dazzling as harsh because the crowd became when it came to discussing Pitbull’s take.

“It sucked ass, bro,” McKee said. “That [fight] became noxious. He talks about how he’s a legit and my strive against became fancy a backyard brawl scrap. Bro, it’s a mixed martial arts strive against. While you strive against from the hood then you for sure’re going to win a hood strive against. While you could well like to could possess to be technical, then be technical. But you are going to procure a diagram to’t discuss about you’re a technical fighter even as you’re poking other folks in the assume. After which after they expose the ref they win poked in the assume, you could well like to have to swing on them. Nah, alright, bet. You’re going to win a hood scrap at any time when. There ain’t no appreciate for that dude.”

“What did he pause?” McKee persevered. “He wrestled. That’s cool. I can pause that too. He couldn’t quit my takedown. He didn’t try and win me down, because he can’t win me down. Dude’s wrestling’s garbage.”

Saturday’s predominant match marked Pitbull’s eighth a success protection of the Bellator featherweight title and his first since regaining it with a take over McKee this past April at Bellator 277. That prompt rematch became booked after McKee defeated Pitbull at Bellator 263 by first-round submission.

A trilogy bout has been mentioned, nonetheless each and every fighters possess also mentioned finding recent properties in assorted weight courses (McKee fought at 155 pounds for the main time this past weekend, Pitbull has teased shifting down to bantamweight to add one other title to his series that already contains belts at 145 and 155 pounds). If it had been as much as McKee, he and Pitbull would settle the score sooner than going their separate systems for staunch.

“I heart of attention on it could perhaps perchance possess to [be next],” McKee said of a third Pitbull strive against. “For his legacy, for my legacy. If it doesn’t, whatever. Esteem I said, bigger and better things, that’s what I’m on to. I would fancy to fabricate it occur. It’s going to occur. I heart of attention on it’s what the opposite folks favor. I heart of attention on it’s what I would favor.

“I don’t know if it’s what he wants, nonetheless one and one, I heart of attention on we have to settle this, you realize? Can’t depart the sport open.”

Between their first and 2nd fights there became a 10-month gap, which McKee concurs felt too prolonged and a chunk cooled their rivalry. Ought to Pitbull agree to a third strive against, McKee targets to possess it occur sooner slightly than later.

“For me, I’m ready,” McKee said. “I’m no longer beat up, I’m no longer scratched up. That’s my entire element, I would favor to be as energetic as that you are going to procure a diagram to imagine. Obviously, if I win banged up a shrimp I’m going to win some time without work. But there’s no days off. You’ve got to dazzling withhold grinding and withhold going and going and going.

“I’m 27 years used, I’m coming into my prime and that’s what I’m having a gape forward to. Simply placing on colossal shows and getting some more brawls in there.”

Asked whether he and Pitbull had any gallop-ins this past Saturday that could produce anticipation for a third meeting, McKee described what became easiest a passing come upon with his nemesis.

“He made it very sure that he loves the discover ‘motherf’ nonetheless that became about it,” McKee said. “I became strolling by after we had been doing the staredowns and stuff, we had been all in this five-foot shrimp dwelling and I heard ‘motherf’ and I became fancy, it have to be him. And after all, it became him, so I dazzling started busting up laughing. It became comic.”