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Bellator 78 Announced: Gurgel Returns to Action as Bellator Heads to Dayton

Zoila Frausto

Bellator is returning to Dayton, Ohio for Bellator 78. The card will take place October 26 at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University. The card will mark the return of strawweight champion Zoila Gurgel after more than a year and a half off due to injury. MMAJunkie first reported the story.

Also returning to acton will be Ohio-native Brian Rogers. Rogers will be returning to action after being caught by Andreas Spang at Bellator 66, Rogers was dominating the fight before being caught by Spang on the way in.

Gurgel, formerly Frausto, has been battling back from injury for quite a few months now. The wife of Jorge Gurgel will likely face Jessica Eye.

The card will likely feature the semifinals of the Season 7 welterweight tournament.

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