The Bellator Bw champion Eduardo Dantas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-4-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dominick Cruz). He lost to Joe Warren in their first fight in 2014 (=Dantas vs Warren) but then he has won over Mike Richman (=Dantas vs Richman) and Marcos Galvao (=Galvao vs Dantas 2).
His opponent, the former Bellator Fw and Bw champion Joe Warren, has an official record of 14-5-0 (36% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2016 losing to Darrion Caldwell (=Warren vs Caldwell) and beating Sirwan Kakai (=Warren vs Kakai). ‘DuDu’ Dantas vs Warren 2, main event of Bellator 166, is valid for the Bellator bantamweight title (Dantas’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 166: Dantas vs Warren 2
Where: Winstar World Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: Bellator Bantamweight Championship title
Dantas’ previous fight: Marcos Galvao vs Eduardo Dantas 2
Warren’s previous fight: Joe Warren vs Sirwan Kakai
Dantas’ next fight: Eduardo Dantas vs Leandro Higo
Warren’s next fight: Joe Warren vs Steve Garcia
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Official video (USA)