Pat Curran entered this fight with a mma record of 20-6-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo); he fought twice in 2014 defeating Daniel Straus (fight in which he won the Bellator Fw title for the second time Straus vs Curran 3) but then he lost the belt with Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire (=Curran vs Freire 2).
His opponent, Daniel Weichel, has an official record of 34-8-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Musa Khamanaev (bout in which he lost the M-1 Global lightweight title Khamanaev vs Weichel); since then he has won six consecutive fights, the last one against Desmond Green (=Weichel vs Green). Curran vs Weichel is on the undercard of Alexander Shlemenko vs Melvin Manhoef – Bellator 133. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 133: Manhoef vs Shlemenko
Where: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Curran’s previous fight: Pat Curran vs Patricio Freire 2
Weichel’s previous fight: Daniel Weichel vs Desmond Green
Weichel’s next fight: Patricio Freire vs Daniel Weichel
Curran’s next fight: Pat Curran vs Emmanuel Sanchez
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