Pat Curran, the cousin of former WEC contender Jeff Curran, has signed on to become the eighth and final name in the upcoming Bellator season two lightweight tournament.
The 22-year-old Pat comes from a wrestling background and began fighting MMA two years ago. His career has been guided by Jeff, who also helped land him on an episode of TapouT on Versus in 2008 (video above).
Curran carries a record of 9-3, mostly through Jeff's local XFO cards in Illinois. In his most recent fight, Curran defeated former Cage Rage champ Robbie Olivier by unanimous decision.
Curran will make his Bellator debut at Bellator 14 in Chicago on April 15 against an opponent to be announced.
The final eight lightweight entrants: