Flyweight Valerie Loureda will reportedly return to fighting action this month at Bellator 238 after the fan favorite took a brief hiatus from her MMA career for a stint on a reality TV show.
Taekwondo specialist Loureda made her Bellator bow in February of last year, going undefeated in her two fights thus far with the promotion.
Then came a career detour as the Florida native appeared on ‘Exatlon Estados Unidos’, a reality TV show broadcast on American Spanish language network Telemundo which brings together athletes, celebrities and everyday people to compete in a series of challenges.
Loureda’s 11-week stint on the show finally ended back in November, after which she signaled her eagerness to get back in the cage.
That wish is set to come true on January 25, when the American Top Team fighter will face Tara ‘The Tiny Terror’ Graff in the prelims at Bellator 238 at The Forum in Inglewood according to reports.
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