Eddie Alvarez to face Patricky Freire
The bout will be Alvarez's last on his current deal with Bellator. Alvarez has stated that he will consider all offers upon becoming a free agent, including those that are likely to come his way from UFC.
He will carry a professional record of 23-3 into the cage and seek his second straight win since losing the 155-pound title to Michael Chandler on Nov. 19, 2011.
Chandler submitted Alvarez by rear-naked choke in the fourth round at Bellator 58 in Hollywood, Fla.
Alvarez rebounded from the loss on April 20 with a first-round TKO of Shinya Aoki.
Freire (10-3) fights for the first time since suffering a second-round submission to Lloyd Woodard on March 23 during a Bellator Lightweight Tournament quarterfinal bout.
Seven of the hard-hitting Freire's wins have come by knockout.
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