Emmanuel Sanchez full Bellator 252 media day press conference

Emmanuel Sanchez will kick off the Bellator 252 main card on Thursday. He will be fighting in the Bellator featherweight grand prix quarterfinal against veteran Daniel Weichel.

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<em><strong>Emmanuel Sanchez celebrates a win on top of the Bellator cage Photo Credit Bellator MMA<strong><em>

Their fight is one of two quarterfinal matchups on the card as Patricio Pitbull fights Pedro Carvalho in the main event.

Prior to the event, MyMMANews and other media outlets spoke to Sanchez at Bellator 252 media day. You can see his full press conference in the video above.

The full Bellator 252 fight card is listed below:

Bellator 252 Main Card:
CBS Sports Network | DAZN
7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT 
Featherweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinal Main Event: Patricio Pitbull (30-4) vs. Pedro Carvalho (11-3)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: Yaroslav Amosov (24-0) vs. Logan Storley (11-0)
Featherweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinal Bout: Daniel Weichel (40-11) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (19-4)
Preliminary Card:
CBSSports.com | Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel | DAZN
3:45 p.m. ET/12:45 p.m. PT
Featherweight Bout: Aaron Pico (6-3) vs. John de Jesus (13-8)
Starwweight Bout: Keri Taylor Melendez (4-0) vs. Emilee King (4-3)
Featherweight Bout: Gabriel Varga (1-1) vs. Brandon Phillips (6-3)
Lightweight Bout: Manny Muro (11-6) vs. Devin Powell (10-4)
Bantamweight Bout: Jornel Lugo (4-0) vs. Schyler Sootho (4-0)
Featherweight Bout: Lucas Brennan (3-0) vs. Andrew Salas (6-4)
Welterweight Bout: Roman Faraldo (3-0) vs. Pat Casey (6-3)
Welterweight Bout: Khonry Gracie (2-1) vs. Trevor Gudde (1-1)

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