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Patricio Freire Suffers Broken Orbital Bone, Gets Taken Off Bellator 73 Card

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Patricio Freire was hoping to face Pat Curran for the Bellator featherweight championship this Friday night at Bellator 73. Curran, however, was forced out of the fight due to a broken orbital bone.

When Freire (17-1) found out the news, he pushed for a rematch with Joe Warren. Instead, Freire will be forced to the sidelines as well, according to a report by MMAjunkie.com.

The new main event for Bellator 73 will feature the season six bantamweight tournament final between Marcos Galvao and Luis Nogueira. The card airs live on MTV2.

BELLATOR 73

Main Card (MTV2)

Marcos Galvao vs. Luis Nogueira in finals of season six bantamweight tournament

Attila Vegh vs. Travis Wiuff in Summer Series light heavyweight tournament final

Ryan Martinez vs. Mike Wessel

Mike Mucitelli vs. Matt Van Buren

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