WATCH: Final Bellator 263 press conference today at 4 pm ET/1 pm PT

Bellator 263 is one of the most highly anticipated cards on Bellator’s 2021 schedule. Just days before the event takes place inside The Forum in Los Angeles, California, the cards main and co-main event participants will take part in one last media event before they are locked in the cage on July 31.

Final Bellator 263 presser today at 1 pm PT

In attendance will be Bellator President Scott Coker, featherweight co-main event competitors Emmanuel Sanchez (20-5) and Mads Burnell (15-3), and the events headlining fighters in Bellator featherweight Grand Prix finalists AJ McKee (17-0) and two-division champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (32-4). Not only will the Grand Prix title be on the line in the night’s final bout, but also Freire’s featherweight crown and a check for US $1 million.

McKee earned his spot in the tournament finals by beating Georgi Karakhanyan, Derek Campos, and former bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell in the semifinals. Freire defended his title throughout the tourney, and turned back the challenges of Juan Archuleta, Pedro Carvalho, and Sanchez.

The press conference begins at 4 pm ET/1 pm PT, and you can watch it here live in the embedded video above.

Bellator 263 takes place on July 31 at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. The card kicks off with preliminary action at 7 pm ET, and the main card follows at 10 pm ET. The full event will air exclusively on Showtime.

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