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Quote: I’d Bet On Jose Aldo Knocking Petr Yan Out At UFC 251

A former Bellator champion has a bold prediction after witnessing Jose Aldo and Petr Yan train together. On July 11, Aldo and Yan are set to share the Octagon on the main card of UFC 251. The two will compete for the vacant UFC bantamweight championship. For Aldo, it's a...

Bellator 222 Medical Suspensions: Dantas, Pico & Sonnen Earn Lengthy Sits

Last Friday night's Bellator 222 from Madison Square Garden produced some highlight reel finishes - and the medical suspensions to match. The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) released the full list of the medical suspensions as a result of the action-packed event today. Headlining the list was former Bellator...

Bellator 222 Highlights: Juan Archuleta Obliterates Eduardo Dantas

Juan Archuleta made a statement at the expense of Eduardo Dantas. Earlier tonight (June 14), Archuleta took on Dantas on the main card of Bellator 222. The action was held inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. With just one second to spare in the second stanza, Dantas' lights...

Eduardo Dantas Set For Surgery On Fractured Leg

Eduardo Dantas needs emergency surgery after his Bellator 202 injury. Dantas suffered a 58 second loss to Michael MacDonald via knockout. It is the first time the Brazilian has suffered back-to-back losses in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The 29-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital in Oklahoma after...

Bellator 202 Video Highlights: Former Champion Suffers Nasty Ankle Injury

Bellator 202 didn't end well for Eduardo Dantas. Last night (July 13), Bellator 202 took place inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. In the main event, Julia Budd defended her women's featherweight title against Talita Nogueira. The co-main event saw former Bellator bantamweight title holder Eduardo Dantas go one-on-one with Michael...
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Bellator 184: Fight Highlights Including Darrion Caldwell-Eduardo Dantas

Darrion Caldwell dominated Eduardo Dantas Friday night, sweeping the scorecards and claiming the bantamweight title with a decision win at Bellator 184. Caldwell, a former NCAA Div. I wrestling standout, has lost just once in his MMA career. The card aired live on Spike and featured several other key bouts....

Eduardo Dantas Says Darrion Caldwell’s Style Isn’t Fun to Watch

From the prospective of a fan, Eduardo Dantas isn't impressed with Darrion Caldwell. Tonight (Oct. 6), Dantas will defend his Bellator bantamweight title against Caldwell inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The title bout is set to headline Bellator 184. Speaking with MMAFighting.com, "DuDu" said the challenger's fighting styles...
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‘Bellator Champions’ Showcases Eduardo Dantas (Video)

Eduardo Dantas is set to defend his bantamweight title this Friday (Oct. 6). To hype up the title bout, the promotion has released a highlight video showcasing “DuDu.” Dantas will take on Darrion Caldwell in the main event of Bellator 184 inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Dantas last...

Eduardo Dantas Says He’s Close to Being Best Bantamweight Ever

Eduardo Dantas believes people will recognize him as the best bantamweight of all time. Dantas defends his Bellator bantamweight title against Darrion Caldwell on Oct. 6. The action takes place inside the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The title bout will headline Bellator 184. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, Dantas...
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Eduardo Dantas-Darrion Caldwell Back on for Bellator 184 This October

Darrion Caldwell will get his shot at Eduardo Dantas and the Bellator bantamweight championship, as the two will headline Bellator 184 later this year. Officials confirmed the fight for Bellator 184 on October 6 from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Dantas (20-4) and Caldwell (10-1) were set to...

Joe Warren Says Rubber Match With Eduardo Dantas Needs to Happen

Joe Warren believes that a third bout with Eduardo Dantas is bound to happen. Warren is 1-1 against "DuDu." In their first encounter, Warren took a unanimous decision to capture the Bellator bantamweight title. The rematch saw Dantas get revenge via majority decision. Warren told Flo Combat that he's working on...
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Best Bellator Fight, Knockout, Submission From Month of April

We like to be as impartial as we can be here, so here is a look back at the month of April in Bellator. The event put on three shows, including two international events. And again, feel free to agree, disagree and discuss on our Facebook and Twitter pages. April "Fight...
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Bellator 177 Highlights: Eduardo Dantas, Daniel Weichel Thrive in Hungary

Bellator 177 remained overseas this past weekend, as the cage was set up in Budapest, Hungary. The event was scheduled to feature Eduardo Dantas defending his bantamweight title against Darrion Caldwell, but an injury knocked Caldwell out. Officials signed Leandro Higo, the reigning Legacy Fighting Alliance champion, as a replacement,...

Bellator 177 Results: Eduardo Dantas Shines in Budapest

Eduardo Dantas prepared for a five-round battle with his Bellator bantamweight title on the line. Instead, he settled for grinding out a three-round split decision over Leandro Higo Friday night at Bellator 177. The event aired via tape-delay from Budapest, Hungary on Spike. Higo, making his promotional debut after winning the...

Bellator 177 Weigh-In Results: Championship Match Called Off

Due to Leandro Higo coming in well-over the bantamweight limit, much less one for a title fight, the planned Bellator 177 main event will no longer be for the championship. Higo weighed in at 139 pounds Thursday in Budapest, Hungary. Eduardo Dantas, the reigning Bellator bantamweight champion, was under the...