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Bellator’s Leandro Higo Wants ‘Easy Money’ Fight With James Gallagher In Ireland (Interview)

Leandro Higo and James Gallagher are already booked for separate bouts but they may be on a collision course. This Friday night (March 13), Higo will do battle with Dominic Mazzota at Bellator 241. His teammate, Patricio Freire, will put his featherweight gold on the line in the main event...

Aaron Pico vs. Leandro Higo set for Bellator 206

Bellator MMA prospect Aaron Pico is about to get a major step up competition next month at Bellator 206 when he squares off against Leandro Higo, who has 22 professional fights under his belt and an MMA record of 18-4. Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 4 alum Leandro "Pitbull" Higo...

Bellator 195 Weigh-In Results: Main Event is Official

Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 195 on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Bellator 195 is set to take place on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The preliminary card will air online at 7:00 pm ET while the main card will air on...

Darrion Caldwell Set to Defend Title Against Leandro Higo at Bellator 195

Darrion Caldwell has his first Bellator bantamweight title defense set. On March 2, 2018, Bellator 195 will be held inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Earlier today (Dec. 19), the promotion announced that Caldwell will put his 135-pound gold on the line against Leandro Higo. Back in October, Caldwell...

Bellator 184: Leandro Higo Scores Unanimous Decision Over Joe Taimanglo

Leandro Higo scored his first win over the Bellator banner over Joe Taimanglo. Taimanglo grabbed a hold of Higo and pressed him against the cage early. Higo had issues finding success in the grappling exchange. They finally separated. A combination was there for Higo. Taimanglo moved forward and scored a...

Leandro Higo Wants to Put Mistakes From Bellator Debut in The Past

Leandro Higo believes he has learned from his missteps. Back in April, Higo made his Bellator debut in what was going to be a championship fight. Higo was set to challenge Eduardo Dantas for the bantamweight title. "Pitbull" ended up missing weight, so his title opportunity was lost. Still, Higo had...

Leandro Higo Wants to Erase Image of Fight With Eduardo Dantas

Leandro Higo wants to wash away the memory of his last bout. Back in April, Higo took on Eduardo Dantas, the Bellator bantamweight title holder. "Pitbull" fell short in the bout, losing by split decision. The bout wasn't for the title as Higo missed weight. Speaking with MMAJunkie.com, "Pitbull" said he's...

Leandro Higo Explains Bellator 177 Weight Cutting Issues: ‘The Fault Was All Mine’

Leandro Higo is taking the blame for his failure to make weight at Bellator 177. Higo was supposed to battle Eduardo Dantas for the bantamweight title inside the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary last month. Instead, the fight was a non-title bout when Higo couldn't make the weight limit. Speaking...
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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...

Bellator 177 Championship Match Scrapped After Leandro Higo Misses Weight

Leandro Higo was placed in a perfect situation for his Bellator debut. The former Legacy Fighting Alliance bantamweight champion was tabbed as a replacement for Darrion Caldwell to face Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas Friday night at Bellator 177. One thing got in the way: Higo's weight. According to The MMA Report's Jason...

Leandro Higo Has ‘No Doubt’ He’ll Take Eduardo Dantas’ Bellator Title

Leandro Higo feels he can shock the world tomorrow night (April 14). Higo will battle reigning Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas inside the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary. The title bout will serve as Bellator 177's main event. It'll be Dantas' second title defense in his current run. "DuDu" was originally scheduled...
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Leandro Higo Ready for Bellator’s big Stage vs. Eduardo Dantas

With 17 wins in 19 pro fights, Leandro Higo is definitely worthy of a spot on the Bellator MMA roster. The 28-year-old Brazilian will get to do just that this Friday, but in a title fight on Spike. Higo (17-2) challenges Eduardo Dantas, stepping in as a replacement to main event...