A.J. McKee is aiming to dethrone featherweight champion, Patricio Freire, at Bellator 263 event. MMA Junkie’s Nolan King recently reported that Patricio Pitbull is slated to make $250,000 to show tomorrow night. While AJ McKee will pocket $150,000 to show. Win bonus for the victor will be $1,000,000.
— Nolan King (@mma_kings) July 30, 2021
Following the conclusion of Friday’s official weigh-ins at the host hotel, MMA Junkie reported a list of disclosed payouts from the California State Athletic Commission. It is important to note the amounts do not include discretionary bonuses, viewership points or additional earnings.
The full list of Bellator 263 disclosed payouts (show/win) include:
- Patricio Freire: ($250,000/$1,000,000) vs. A.J. McKee ($150,000/$1,000,000)
- Mads Burnell ($26,000/$26,000) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez ($61,000/$61,000)
- Manny Muro ($26,000/$0) vs. Usman Nurmagomedov ($30,000/$30,000)
- Islam Mamedov ($10,000/$10,000) vs. Brent Primus ($50,000/$0)
- Chris Gonzalez ($31,000/$31,000 vs. Goiti Yamauchi ($32,000/$32,000)
Snoop Dogg picks A.J. McKee to defeat Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 263
Rapper Snoop Dogg announced his pick in a Twitter video on Wednesday. Then on Thursday, “Pitbull” fired back with a tremendous response. He said:
“Hey, Snoop Dogg, I hope you know I’m not Pitbull the rapper. I’m Pitbull the GOAT. Maybe you should fight someone in the cage. If you land a strike, it’ll be your first hit in 50 years, motherf*cker.”
— Patricio Pitbull (@PatricioPitbull) July 29, 2021
Bellator 263 is set to take place on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The main card will air on Showtime.