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Gabrielle Holloway replaces injured Talita Nogueira vs. Julia Budd at Bellator 133

Esther Lin, Invicta FC

Julia Budd has a new opponent for her Bellator debut.

Undefeated Brazilian grappler Talita Nogueira, scheduled to take on Budd at the Bellator 133 card in Fresno on Feb. 13, will be replaced by Gabrielle Holloway, who makes her promotional debut on a 10 days’ notice.

Nogueira was forced out of the bout due to a knee injury. Sources close to the situation confirmed the switch to

Budd (6-2), a former Strikeforce and Invicta FC featherweight, fights for the first time under the Bellator banner after racking up a four-fight winning streak, including a decision victory over Charmaine Tweet.

Holloway, who finished Lacie Jackson in a welterweight title bout 10 days ago, went 7-0 as amateur fighter before becoming a professional MMA fighter in 2012. Since then, "Gabanator" won four of five, including two stoppage victories.

Bellator 133 takes place at the SaveMart Center in Fresno, Calif., and is headlined by a middleweight clash between former champion Alexander Shlemenko and Melvin Manhoef.

Main card (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET)

Melvin Manhoef vs. Alexander Shlemenko
Pat Curran vs. Daniel Weichel
Julia Budd vs. Gabrielle Holloway
Chris Honeycutt vs. Clayton MacFarlane

Preliminary card (, 8 p.m. ET)

Art Arciniega vs. Charley Huston
Blake Watkins vs. George Zuniga
Paul Ruiz vs. Nicolas Sperling
Tom Cook vs. Mason Fowler

Preliminary card (, following Manhoef vs. Shlemenko)

Nick Bustamante vs. Luis Jauregui
John Paul Elias vs. Cody Sons
Jonathan Contrestano vs. Ryan Tobar
Ray Cervera vs. Adam Piccolotti

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