Pat Curran set to defend featherweight title against Patricio Freire at Bellator 73 in August

A matchup has been announced for Bellator 73, current featherweight champion Pat Curran (17-4) will defend the title against challenger Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (17-1) in August. The fight was announced by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney at the Bellator 70 event which took place on Friday

Heavyweight title bout and middleweight tourney final headline Bellator 70 in New Orleans

Bellator 70 will close out the promotion’s sixth season with a heavyweight title bout between Cole Konrad vs. Eric Prindle and the185 pound tournament final.