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Juan Archuleta says Kyoji Horiguchi didn’t want fight, praises Bellator champ Patricio 'Pitbull'

BURBANK, Calif. – After his win at Bellator 222, Juan Archuleta made it known who he wanted to face next. From his time on the microphone in the cage to …read more

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Patricio Pitbull: It ‘makes sense’ not to fight A.J. McKee in FW Grand Prix opener

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

BURBANK, Calif. — Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” previews his upcoming title defense against Juan Archuleta, discusses his long-standing rivalry with A.J. McKee, the Featherweight …read more

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A.J. McKee: I'm 'a little mad at Bellator' for giving Juan Archuleta my title shot vs. Patricio Freire

BURBANK, Calif. – A.J. McKee has been chirping at Bellator dual champion Patricio Freire for a while now.
So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that, when the mercurial “Pitbull” nearly …read more

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Juan Archuleta claims Kyoji Horiguchi ‘didn’t want to take fight’ against him

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

BURBANK, Calif. — At Bellator media day, Juan Archuleta discusses his trouble in fighting Kyoji Horiguchi, why he called out Patricio Pitbull, his suit, and …read more

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Bellator 228 faceoff: Champ-champ Patricio Freire all smiles with Juan Archuleta

BURBANK, Calif. – Several pairings from the upcoming Bellator featherweight grand prix came together at a media day to promote the event, including current divisional champion Patricio Freire and challenger …read more

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Freire to defend belt in Bellator grand prix match

Featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire will put his belt on the line against Juan Archuleta in the first round of Bellator’s 16-fighter grand prix tournament. …read more

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Patricio Pitbull vs. Juan Archuleta, Gegard Mousasi vs. Lyoto Machida 2 on tap for Bellator 228

The first two fights for Bellator 228 on Sept. 28 from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. have been announced including the opening bout in the upcoming Bellator featherweight grand prix.
Reigning …read more

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Patricio Freire, Juan Archuleta Booked for Bellator Featherweight Tourney Bout on Sept. 28

The first bout of Bellator MMA’s featherweight grand prix is set, as Patricio Freire will defend his 145-pound title against Juan Archuleta on Sept. 28. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire vs. Juan Archuleta Set For Sept. 28

One fight is now set for the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix and it’s a doozy as “champ-champ” Patricio Freire and Juan Archuleta will collide. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports that …read more

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Patricio Freire vs. Juan Archuleta title fight set for Bellator FWGP opening round

The 16-man Bellator featherweight tournament set to begin in September, and the first confirmed matchup features the division’s champion against a red-hot contender.
Reigning Bellator 145-pound titleholder Patricio Freire (29-4 MMA, …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2943 with Juan Archuleta, Chris Leben

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Juan Archuleta and Chris Leben.
Archuleta talked about his big win over Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222 and how a …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Juan Archuleta, Chris Leben

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with special guests Juan Archuleta and Chris Leben.
Archuleta is one of the sport’s hottest bantamweights, regardless of …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Bellator 222 Medical Suspensions: Eduardo Dantas Gets 90 Days After KO Defeat

Eduardo Dantas will be sidelined 90 days following his second-round knockout loss to Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222. …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator 222 video: Juan Archuleta lands crushing counter KO punch on Eduardo Dantas

Juan Archuleta might have punched his way to a Bellator title shot.
“The Spaniard” landed a powerful right hand square on Eduardo Dantas’s chin in the closing seconds of their featherweight …read more

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Highlights! Archuleta Smokes Dantas With One Punch At Bellator 222

Surging featherweight contender Juan Archuleta continued his dominance earlier tonight (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Bellator 222 live on DAZN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, when …read more

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Bellator 222 Video: Archuleta scores sensational KO of Dantas

A vicious right hand ended Eduardo Dantas’ night early at Bellator 222. On the main card of Bellator 222, Juan Archuleta extended his winning streak to 18 with a tremendous …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Bellator 222 results: Juan Archuleta flattens Eduardo Dantas with one-punch knockout

NEW YORK – Juan Archuleta made an emphatic claim toward a title shot with a brutal one-punch, walk-off knockout of Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222.
Archuleta (23-1 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) extended …read more

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Archuleta on Dillashaw’s violation: ‘As a team, we paid for it’

Bellator featherweight contender Juan Archuleta, who trains with T.J. Dillashaw, said the ex-UFC bantamweight champion’s drug failure was heartbreaking — but “not the end of the world.” Juan Archuleta said …read more

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Juan Archuleta looking to showcase his best against Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222

For his first fight of 2019, featherweight Juan Archuleta found himself with more difficult opposition than that for which he had planned when face Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 214 this …read more

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Archuleta would prefer Caldwell-Horiguchi winner over Pitbull

if he gets past Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222 on Saturday, Juan Archuleta would certainly be close to a title shot. But the question is, what weight class would it …read more

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Video: Ryan Seacrest gets fighting lessons from Bellator's Juan Archuleta

Fast-rising Bellator featherweight Juan Archuleta probably didn’t head to New York this week thinking he was going to have the easiest fight.
Archuleta (22-1 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) will meet former bantamweight …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Ex-champ Eduardo Dantas to meet Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222 in New York

When former bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas returns to the Bellator cage, it won’t be in the division he once ruled.
Dantas will compete at featherweight when he meets Juan Archuleta on …read more

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Eduardo Dantas Moves to Featherweight, Meets Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222 in New York

Former bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas will try his hand at 145 pounds when he faces Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222. …read more

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Eduardo Dantas moves up to featherweight, faces Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222

Eduardo Dantas will switch things up for his return to the Bellator cage.
The former Bellator bantamweight champion has decided to move up to 145 pounds and take on Juan Archuleta …read more

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