The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Bellator champion Marcos Galvao entered this fight with a record of 17-6-1 (29% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 bantamweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Eduardo Dantas in their first fight in 2013 (=Dantas vs Galvao I), since then he has won four bouts beating Joe Warren in his last one (=Warren vs Galvao 2).
His opponent, the former Bellator Bw champion Eduardo Dantas, has a mma record of 17-4-0 (59% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Dominick Cruz). ‘Dudu’ Dantas lost to Joe Warren in 2014 (=Dantas vs Warren) but he came back to win in 2015 against Mike Richman (=Dantas vs Richman). ‘Loro’ Galvao vs Dantas 2, main event of the Bellator 156, is valid for the Bellator bantamweight title (Galvao’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 156: Galvao vs Dantas 2
Where: Savemart Center, Fresno, California, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: Bellator Bantamweight Championship title
Galvao’s previous fight: Joe Warren vs Marcos Galvao 2
Dantas’ previous fight: Eduardo Dantas vs Mike Richman
Dantas’ next fight: Eduardo Dantas vs Joe Warren 2
Galvao’s next fight: Marcos Galvao vs LC Davis
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