Bellator featherweight champ Pat Curran is only a few weeks removed from his hard-fought decision win over Patricio Freire and has already been booked for his next title-defense. The turnaround time between fights is no doubt a welcome challenge to the 25-year old after spending nine months on the sidelines before facing Freire due to an eye injury suffered in training.
Specifically, Curran will face Season 6 tournament winner Daniel Straus in the main event at Bellator 95. The card is scheduled to take place on April 4 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Other fighters set to take to the cage at the event include Jessica Eye, Tom DeBlass, and Lyman Good.
The 18-4 Curran has won five fights in a row, outperforming the likes of Marlon Sandro and Joe Warren. Comparably, Straus is 21-4 with an equal number of consecutive victories in his rear-view mirror. The two locked horns once before in 2009 before signing with Bellator in a bout seeing Curran emerge triumphant thanks to a second round TKO.
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