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Valerie Loureda out of Bellator 238 with injury

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Less than 24 hours after her inclusion into Bellator 238, Valerie Loureda has been scratched from the event due to an injury.

MMA Fighting confirmed the news with a person close to the promotion following a report from

The nature of Loureda’s injury is not clear at the time of this writing. She planned to return to the cage after a turn on the reality show Exathlon in August.

It’s also clear whether Loureda’s originally opponent, Tara Graff, will be re-booked against another opponent for the Jan. 25 fight card at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Loureda is 2-0 in the Bellator cage after transitioning from competitive taekwondo.

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