Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks is just two days away from defending his title against Marcin Held.

But the Chicago native, who is 16-1 in MMA, says he had to fight his way out of trouble today at a St. Louis hotel — after being attacked by two fellow Bellator fighters: Patricky and Patricio Pitbull.

The Pitbull brothers, whose real surname is Freire, attacked Brooks as he spoke on the phone, according to Brooks’ account.

Brooks says there’s security footage of the incident, as well:

Patricio Pitbull disputes Brooks’ account, saying he and his brother was the ones who were attacked:

So far, this is the only statement reported from Bellator: