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Bellator 73 Lineup Set, Curran vs. Freire Headlines

Bellator’s “Summer Series” finale is set, with Bellator 73 featuring a featherweight title fight and two tournament finals on the main card. The August 24 card takes place live from Harrah’s Tunica Hotel and Casino in Tunica,¬†Mississippi. The main event will pit Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran against Season 4 tournament winner Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.

The card will also feature the Season 6 bantamweight final between Marcos Galvao and Louis Nogueira. As well as the “Summer Series” light heavyweight final between Attila Vegh and Travis Wiuff.

The MTV 2 main card will be rounded out by what will likely be a Season 7 heavyweight tournament qualifier between talented prospect Ryan Martinez and former-UFC fighter Mike Wessel.

Also of note, Capoeira specialist Marcus “Lelo” Aureilo will make his debut on the preliminary card.

Main Card (MTV2)

  • Featherweight Championship Fight: Pat Curran (c) vs. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire
  • Season 6 Bantamweight Final: Marcos Galvao vs. Luis Nogueira
  • “Summer Series” Light Heavyweight Final: Attila Vegh vs. Travis Wiuff
  • Ryan Martinez vs. Mike Wessel

Preliminary Card (

  • Chris Coggins vs. Zach Underwood
  • Cosmo Alexander vs. Harry Johnson
  • Marcus “Lelo” Aurelio vs. Amaechi Oselukwue
  • Maurice Jackson vs. Chris Miller
  • Andy Uhrich vs. Joe Williams
  • Brian Albin vs. Jacob Noe
  • Jay Black vs. Brian Hall


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