Daniel vs. Yamauchi!

Daniel returns to the US for Bellator 210 as he will face the always dangerous BJJ blackbelt Goiti Yamauchi (24-4-0) in a three round lightweight bout. The fight will mark Daniel´s first fight at 155lbs after having spent 5 1/2 years at featherweight, where has won the ... weiterlesen


Daniel vs. Freire II!

The wait is (hopefully) over as Daniel will finally get his long awaited rematch with Patricio Freire, who he was supposed to face back in November last year already. Freire had to pull out on a week´s notice due to an injury. The fight is now ... weiterlesen


Patricio Freire injured!

Patricio Freire is injured and not able to face Daniel- here´s what Drake had to say:

"The fight is off - can you believe it?
It´s one thing to believe - which I truly do - that everything happens for a reason, but there is still ... weiterlesen


Drake gets second title shot!

It´s been two years in the making as Daniel "Drake" Weichel gets another shot at the Bellator featherweight strap! He will square off with Patricio Freire (26-4-0) for a second time after their first title fight in 2015, where Daniel was on the brink of ... weiterlesen


Daniel meets Teixeira!

Daniel stays in Europe for his next fight as he faces the dangerous John Teixeira (21-1-2) at Bellator 177 in Budapest. The fight will be at featherweight and has title implications written all over it as Drake will try to make it his 4th win in his ... weiterlesen


Daniel wins by submission!

Drake was able to capture an amazing 22nd submission win as he left his Irish opponent Brian Moore without a chance in their featherweight fight at Bellator 169 in Dublin´s 3 Arena. The fight was stopped after 4:44 minutes into the opening round as Daniel controlled ... weiterlesen


Daniel returns to Europe!

Daniel will have his first fight in Europe in more than 3 1/2 years, which means that Bellator has fullfilled at least one of his dreams- although the fight won´t be against champion Daniel Straus, who is still laboring from a broken hand, which he had ... weiterlesen