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Eddie Alvarez vs. Patricky Freire Bout Added to Bellator 76

Written on July 31, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Bellator 76 is set to take place on October 12, 2012 at Caesars Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Former lightweight champion is scheduled to face Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire at the upcoming event. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced the news of this matchup via his Twitter account.

- @EdAlvarezFight vs. @PatrickyPitbull Fri October 12th at Caesars Windsor & live/free on MTV2 & This will be awesome.

Alvarez has earned a win over Shinya Aoki at last April’s Bellator 66. He finally defeated the Japanese fighter after losing in their first match back in December 2008.  His victory over Aoki brings him back to the win column after losing to Michael Chandler in the main event of Bellator 58, ending his seven fight win streak.

Bellator 76 will serve as Alvarez’s last match in his contract.

Freire suffered a second round submission against Lloyd Woodard, which got him eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Season Six lightweight tournament. In Bellator 44, he paved his way to the finals only to lose to Chandler via a decision. He earns a TKO win against Bellator newcomer Kurt Pellegrino at the first round of Bellator 59.

Bellator 76 is set to be held at the Caesars Windsor in Windsor, Ontario , Canada on October 12, 2012. The event will be aired on MTV2 and stream live at

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