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
Check out our complete Spike TV main card preview and predictions for Bellator 122: “Cooper vs. Halsey,” which takes place from inside Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California this Friday night (July 25, 2014), featuring middleweight and welterweight tournament final bouts set for the main and co-main events, alongside a couple of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans duking it out on the broadcast. Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the Scott Coker era.
Even though Bellator's seco more
Bellator returns with a new man in charge for Bellator 122 in what will serve as the first event of Scott Coker's tenure as the Viacom-owned promotion’s president. more
In a week where Vale Tudo Japan made headlines with a newly signed UFC partnership, the Japanese promotion also brought its show to Osaka for the semifinals of its ongoing 125-pound tournament. more
Two top featherweights riding high on win streaks of five and three, respectively, will square off in the main event of tonight's (Sat., June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44 event at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, live on Fox Sports 1, as Cub Swanson battles Jeremy Stephens. That title shot is getting closer. more
Cub Swanson looks to inch closer towards title contention in the Featherweight division as he faces off against Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night in the land of Spurs and BBQ, and where the Tex meets the Mex. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens Featherweight
Alas...the moment only a handful of people have all been waiting for...
Which is what's so unfortunate. These guys would be better promoted by being on a stacked PPV card than headlining a Fight Night taking place behind a Bill Millers.
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Cub Swanson can see the finish line, even as a “Lil’ Heathen” stands in his way. more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., June 27, 2014) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night live on Fox Sports 1.
For complete UFC Fight Night 44 weigh in results and video click here.
The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a look at how each fighter chose to more
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