Can Pat Curran defend his title against old foe Daniel Straus?
Pat Curran is flying high these days. He’s Bellator’s featherweight champion, having defended his title in April with a win over Shahbulat Shamhalaev.
But back in 2009, he was a young up-and-comer when he scored a second-round knockout over Daniel Straus in the seventh bout of both fighters’ careers. Curran went on to dominate his weight class, and Straus went on to dominate most everyone else in his way – he’s only lost once in the four years since.
Now, this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT on Spike TV, it’s Curran vs. Straus again for the featherweight crown. Can Straus settle the score from long ago? Tune in to find out.
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They will meet again in September.
Pat Curran will put the Bellator featherweight title on the line on September 5, when he finally meets two-time tournament winner Patricio "Pitbull" Freire at Bellator 123. Combate first reported the bout, and MMAFighting.com confirmed the news with sources close to the situation.
Curran (20-5) first fought Freire in January 2013, defending his title via split decision on Bellator's first live event on Spike TV. Curran lost his belt to Daniel Strauss ten months more
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Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will defend his title against Patricio Freire at the upcoming Bellator 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, according to Combate (via MMA Fighting), which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., live on Spike TV.
And it will be up against some stiff competit more
A featherweight title fight rematch between champion Pat Curran and Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire has been slotted for Bellator 123 in September. An intriguing rematch has between scheduled to take place at Bellator 123 in September, as featherweight champion Pat Curran meets Patricio Freire in the main event of the evening.
Although Bellator officials are yet to make a formal announcement regarding the title fight, the news was revealed by Combate.com and later confirmed by MMAFighting.com.
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