Burnell Fighting to Enter Title Picture at Bellator 285

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By Justin Barrasso ‘I’m here to put on a performance,’ Burnell says. Plus, Eugene Abdukhanov combines his love for music and MMA, and Raul Rosas Jr. makes UFC history. View the original article to see embedded media. Led by reigning champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Bellator’s featherweight division is incredibly deep. Freire defends the title next week against Adam Borics at Bellator 286. Also fighting on that card is former champ AJ McKee, who is eager for a trilogy bout against Freire. Following Freire’s title defense against Borics, the next title defense should belong to McKee–though th…

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