At Bellator 145 on Nov. 6th at the Scotrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri, Bellator champions Will Brooks and Patricio Freire will both be in action. Brooks, the lightweight champ, defends his title against Marcin Held. Freire, the featherweight title holder, squares off for the third time against Daniel Straus.
They’re two fighters on the roster, but with independent fights from one another. They’re not even in the same weight class. Yet, they didn’t stop both – especially Brooks – from hammering each other on a conference call to promote their event on Thursday.
Brooks didn’t begin the call by mentioning Freire in any capacity, although he was noticeably testy and engaged. When asked if he’s getting the requisite promotion he needs – a steady complaint he’s lobed since becoming champion – he was seemingly disinterested.
“Honestly, I don’t even care anymore, man. I’m here to do my job. I got my fiancee here. I got a baby on the way. The only thing I’m focused on is putting enough money in the bank to supply the lifestyle I want to supply for me daughter. As far as getting attention as the lightweight champion and all this other stuff, I don’t care what ….View original article
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