Following a two-decade lengthy profession in combined martial arts (MMA), longtime Bellator contender, Daniel Weichel, has known as it a profession. Shortly after his unanimous determination loss by the hands of Mads Burnell on the primary card of Bellator Dublin in Dublin, Eire, Weichel (38) lays his gloves within the heart of the cage and gave a heart-warming post-fight speech thanking all of his followers, mates, coaches and household for his or her assist all through his lengthy profession.
Weichel leaves the game of MMA with a 42-14 file, going 10-6 contained in the Bellator cage. Weichel made his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 110 in 2014, and proceeded to win his first three fights to win the Season 10 Featherweight event. He did combat for the 145-pound title on two events, however got here up quick every time in opposition to Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, as soon as by way of knockout and the opposite by way of split-decision.
And whereas he ends his Bellator profession with two straight losses, he did accumulate some spectacular wins all through his time with the promotion by defeating the likes of Emmanuel Sanchez and Pat Curran, and got here ever-so near defeating “Pitbull” at Bellator 203 in a Featherweight title combat.
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