Patricio “Pitbull” Freire earned a split decision in the main event of Bellator 203 Saturday, retaining the featherweight title vs. Daniel Weichel.

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The bout served as the headline fight inside the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. It aired via delay on Paramount Network.

Freire won the belt back in 2017 with a submission of Daniel Straus and is now 2-0 vs. Weichel. He scored a second round knockout vs. Weichel back in 2015.

In the co-main event, Alessio Sakara stopped Jamie Sloane to complete five consecutive first round finishes on the card.

Andrey Koreshkov, a former Bellator champion, earned a knockout via spinning back-kick, with Michele Martignoni landing a head-kick that finished Simone D’Anna in just six seconds.

Bellator Kickboxing 10 also took place after the MMA portion of the card.

Complete results are below:

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire def. Daniel Weichel via split decision (49-46, 47-48, 48-47) to remain Bellator featherweight champion

Alessio Sakara def. Jamie Sloane via TKO (strikes) at 1:19 of Round 1

Andrey Koreshkov def. Vaso Bakocevic via KO (strike) at 1:06 of Round 1

Alen Amedovski def. Will Fleury via KO (strike) at 1:39 of Round 1

Maxim Radu def. Simone La Preziosa via TKO (strikes) at 4:15 of Round 1

Michele Martignoni def. Simone D’Anna via KO (strike) at :06 of Round 1