Pedro Carvalho will not let Thursday’s result discourage him.
Bellator lightweight contender suffered a first-round knockout loss in the championship battle with Bellator lightweight and lightweight champion Patricio Freire (31-4 MMA, 19-4 BMMA), which was in Ancas, Connecticut Bellator 252 of Vale in the main event. Participate in the championship battle and quarterfinals of the Bellator Lightweight Grand Prix.
Carvalho (11-4 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) stopped at 2:10 of the first round after the champion was stepped on a swing. This defeat allowed Carvalho to win six consecutive victories.
On Friday, the 25-year-old took to Twitter to resolve the failure.
“Train as usual, nothing has changed, everything is the same,” Carvalho said in the video. “Of course, I’m disappointed with myself and the results, but hey, that’s it.
“Just like my coach (John) Kavanagh (John) Kavanagh said,’You learned or you won’, there is no doubt that this failure will make me reach the summit and provide me with what I need to reach the summit. Tools. No change. For those who love me or hate me, I am still the same Pedro, he said he is the best in the world, and will prove that he is the best in the world. Nothing has changed.
“Thank you for your great support. It’s amazing, awesome, thank you very much. I will be back.”
The following is a video by Carvalho, which involves the loss of “Pitbull”:
We’re back! ! Absolutely nothing has changed, I am still here, frustrated with the results, but I have never been a person trapped in the past, let alone focusing on negative things! This is just a setback, I will be back soon! pic.twitter.com/UnAaL3NNNm
-Pedro Carvalho (@PCarvalhoMMA) November 13, 2020