April 2nd, 2010 | Published in FIGHTER NEWS
As Patrick “Paddy Mike” Curran takes on the biggest test of his young career in the elite 155lb Bellator tournament, Cousin and Coach Jeff “Big Frog” Curran will also headline the card in the main event in the Windy City for Bellator XIV on Thursday April 15th at the historic Chicago Theatre.
Pat Curran will make the jump to lightweight for this tournament and will face Georges St. Pierre prodigy and much-talked-about Canadian prospect Mike Ricci in a quarterfinal lightweight bout. “I feel very focused and ready for this opportunity and am very confident about this fight”, Pat told us. “Pat is looking better than ever” said cousin Jeff Curran, “He has packed on a lot of muscle and is walking around right now a ripped 174lbs and our camp is buzzing like never before. We have Bartsy goin hard, Mackens Semerzier getting ready for his his WEC fight on the 24th, Muay Thai specialists Chike Lindsay workin in with us, things are looking real good right now.”
Jeff Curran will square off against late replacement and WEC prospect Bryan Goldsby in the main event. “Bryan is a tall athletic striker and it should be a good show for everyone” Curran said, “I am not looking past Goldsby but I’m not about to let him stop me on my return to the top 10″.
Ryan “The Rhino” Sturdy will also fight on the undercard that night against a game Luis taylor who boasts a near perfet 5-1-0 record. Ryan is coming off of his latest win at XFO33 and looks to add to his record of 12-4-1.